read dir list with write only option

Wayne Davison wayned at
Sun Oct 8 16:19:42 UTC 2017

On Wed, Sep 6, 2017 at 1:00 AM, Pavel Kasparek via rsync <
rsync at> wrote:

> when the "write only = yes" option is used on rsync server, [... would a]
> hacked client [...] be able to get the list of remote dir [?]

It wouldn't work. The listing action is a special kind of read operation,
and all read operations are denied by the server when "write only" is used.
I'd also suggest that you specify "refuse options = delete" for a
write-only module.

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