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Old 04-28-2006, 10:30 AM   #1
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rsync error: Connection Refused

HI all,

simply trying to do a simple rsync -avz [primary]:/etc/hosts [backup]:/etc/hosts

BUT... connection refused. See error:

rsync -vv -r --timeout=600 /etc/hosts
opening connection using rsh rsync --server --sender -vvr --timeou
t=600 . /etc/hosts
system77primary: Connection refused
rsync: connection unexpectedly closed (0 bytes read so far)
rsync error: error in rsync protocol data stream (code 12) at io.c(165)
[root@system77backup etc]#

Here's my version of Redhat ES linux:
[root@system77backup etc]# uname -a
Linux system77backup.midalia 2.4.21-40.EL #1 SMP Thu Feb 2 22:14:00 EST 2006 x86
_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Any Ideas would be great.
Old 04-28-2006, 10:42 AM   #2
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Do you have a rsh server running on


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