Auto start rsync --daemon

Posted on 2011-09-18
Last Modified: 2012-08-13

I use rsync on a couple of servers to perform automatic backups and syncronisation.

How can I start the "rsync --daemon" on linux bootup?

Question by:DanJourno
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I havent used rsync in a long time but if I remember correctly rsync uses ssh protocol, so if sshd is started so is rsync.

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What Linux distribution are you using?
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Papertrip earned 500 total points
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Which OS?

Here is a link to do what you want in CentOS -- manage it via xinetd.  You can do the same approach with any other distro that offers xinetd.

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