rsync filter parameter in rsyncd.conf file

Kevin Korb kmk at
Wed Oct 8 20:34:40 MDT 2014

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Define a module for that directory.  In fact with rsyncd you can only
provide access to specific pre-defined paths.

On 10/08/2014 10:32 PM, Romel Khan wrote:
> How can I confine the client to the /n2p/cfg directory through
> rsyncd.conf?
> On Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 10:29 PM, Kevin Korb <kmk at 
> <mailto:kmk at>> wrote:
> The server has no idea what file the client is sending it (even if
> it did the client would be free to lie).  The server only knows
> what file the client is asking to change/create/delete on the
> server.
> You can certainly confine the client to the /n2p/cfg directory
> through rsyncd.conf or rrsync but you can't really control what the
> client intends to put there.
> filter/include/exclude in rsyncd.conf only controls what files on
> the server a client can access.
> On 10/08/2014 10:15 PM, Romel Khan wrote:
>> I would like to push a file, /home/cfg/temp, from client to a 
>> server with rsync in daemon mode to /n2p/cfg directory. How
>> should I set the filter/include/exclude parameters on the server
>> side rsyncd.conf file so server will disallow receiving any files
>> from the client other than /home/cfg/temp?
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