> 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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