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

rsync --daemon --port 9999 --no-detach -v --config .rsyncd.conf
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.
Sample Output
# contents of .rsyncd.conf
uid = root
gid = root
use chroot = no
[somefile]
        path = /root/somefile/
        comment = somefile
        read only = false
# command to connect to this daemon on port 9999
# rsync --progress -rv somefile/ rsync://yd3:9999/somefile/

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By: pykler
2011-09-22 20:48:31

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