This is a discussion on Rsync won't be quiet - Tools ; I'm using rsync to mirror a big CVS repository. It's version 3.0.2 at both ends. Cron runs rsync every 12 minutes. I would like to get no e-mail from cron if the transfer goes with no errors. Instead I get ...
I'm using rsync to mirror a big CVS repository. It's version 3.0.2
at both ends. Cron runs rsync every 12 minutes. I would like to get
no e-mail from cron if the transfer goes with no errors. Instead I
get a message every time there is an update, with a line for each file
On the server the rsync is initiated with a command like this:
/usr/local/bin/rsync -aqzC --delete --password-file=/etc/rsync.pwd \
/path/to/cvs client.domain::cvsnew > /dev/null
The connection is made with an rsync inet daemon on the client.
I thought the -q option and the redirection to /dev/null would
keep it quiet under normal circumstances. Apparently not.
There's no rsyncd.conf on the server. On the client it looks like
log file = /var/log/rsyncd.log
path = /path/to/cvsnew
comment = CVS repository mirror
read only = no
uid = www
gid = users
auth users = myuserid
secrets file = /usr/local/etc/rsyncd.secrets
hosts allow = server1.domain server2.domain
hosts deny = 0.0.0.0/0
transfer logging = yes
Maybe I don't understand "transfer logging". I believe it makes the
client log its actions in "log file". The nuisance e-mails are coming
from the server.
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