This is a discussion on Re: how to change owner of dest. - Tools ; > On Wed 26 Oct 2005, Stuart Halliday wrote: > > > Paul Slootman wrote: > > > > > You could setup an rsync server on the receiver, and set > > > uid = mary > > > ...
> On Wed 26 Oct 2005, Stuart Halliday wrote:
> > > Paul Slootman wrote:
> > > You could setup an rsync server on the receiver, and set
> > > uid = mary
> > > in the appropriate module.
> > Oh that's where I've been going wrong in my Rsync server.
> > I placed the uid= line at the very top of the file.
> > I assumed it would apply to all the modules.
> > I was wondering why I was getting some odd user id being applied to
> my backups. uid was 15015 bizarre or what?
> Hmm, you're saying that when you had (incorrectly) put uid as a global
> option, the files were created by a sort-of-random uid?
> That would be a bug, IMHO...
Well the uid was constant. But I didn't have a user with that id and I couldn't understand why it was using it.
I was running rsync daemon as root and the files were coming from a Windows Server.
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