Start a quick rsync daemon for fast copying on internal secure network

rsync --daemon --port 1234 --no-detach -v --config rsyncd.conf
"Sample output" shows a minimalistic configuration file.
Sample Output
# As client: rsync --progress -av rsync://example.com:1234/foo/ ./

use chroot = no
[foo]
	path = /home/foobar/foo/
	read only = false

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  • An example config file is placed in the sample output along with the command line call to use it. The rsync daemon here is setup on the destination, thus requiring the read only = false flag. Also it uses uid and gid of root, change as required. Show Sample Output


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    rsync --daemon --port 9999 --no-detach -v --config .rsyncd.conf
    pykler · 2011-09-22 20:48:31 0

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