ubuntu install rsync

To make sure rsync is installed in Ubuntu to have to take care of two things

  • in /etc/default/rsync set “RSYNC_ENABLE=true”
  • make sure a /etc/rsyncd.conf file exists, settings can be something like
    pid file = /var/run/rsyncd.pid
    lock file = /var/run/rsync.lock
    comment = backup voor specifieke machines
    path = /backup
    read only = false
    uid = 1000
    gid = 1000
    hosts allow =
    hosts deny =

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