Rsync

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Services → Rsync is used to configure an rsync server when using rsync module mode. See Configuring Rsync Module Mode for a configuration example.

This section describes the configurable options for the rsyncd service and rsync modules.

Figure 8.9a shows the rsyncd configuration screen which is accessed from Services → Rsync → Configure Rsyncd.

Figure 8.9a: Rsyncd Configuration

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Table 8.9a summarizes the options that can be configured for the rsync daemon:

Table 8.9a: Rsync Configuration Options

Setting Value Description
TCP Port integer port for rsyncd to listen on, default is 873
Auxiliary parameters string additional parameters from rsyncd.conf(5)

Rsync Modules

Figure 8.9b shows the configuration screen that appears when you click Services → Rsync → Rsync Modules → Add Rsync Module.

Figure 8.9b: Adding an Rsync Module

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Table 8.9b summarizes the options that can be configured when creating a rsync module:

Table 8.9b: Rsync Module Configuration Options

Setting Value Description
Module name string mandatory; needs to match the setting on the rsync client
Comment string optional description
Path browse button volume/dataset to hold received data
Access Mode drop-down menu choices are Read and Write, Read-only, or Write-only
Maximum connections integer 0 is unlimited
User drop-down menu select user that file transfers to and from that module should take place as
Group drop-down menu select group that file transfers to and from that module should take place as
Hosts allow string see rsyncd.conf(5) for allowed formats
Hosts deny string see rsyncd.conf(5) for allowed formats
Auxiliary parameters string additional parameters from rsyncd.conf(5)
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