read dir list with write only option

Pavel Kasparek pavel at
Wed Oct 11 11:58:26 UTC 2017

On 10/08/2017 06:19 PM, Wayne Davison wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 6, 2017 at 1:00 AM, Pavel Kasparek via rsync
> <rsync at <mailto: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.
> ..wayne..

Perfect, thank you all for your replies.


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