Bug 11264 - rsync protocol data stream
Summary: rsync protocol data stream
Alias: None
Product: rsync
Classification: Unclassified
Component: core (show other bugs)
Version: 3.0.0
Hardware: All Linux
: P5 normal (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Wayne Davison
QA Contact: Rsync QA Contact
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-05-08 08:39 UTC by mail.joykiddies
Modified: 2015-05-10 15:20 UTC (History)
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Description mail.joykiddies 2015-05-08 08:39:23 UTC
Encounter this error when trying to transfer file from local to remote machine. Both of this machine running on Redhat Linux.

Can someone help what does this error means? And what would be the solution for it? Please advice. Thanks.

rsync local version:3.0.6 version 30
rsync remote version:2.6.3version 28

rsync error: requested action not supported (code 4) at clientserver.c(473)
rsync: connection unexpectedly closed (4 bytes received so far) [receiver]
rsync error: error in rsync protocol data stream (code 12) at io.c(600) [receiver=3.0.6]
Comment 1 Paul Slootman 2015-05-08 08:43:11 UTC
You don't show what command line you're using. The clue is probably in the message "requested action not supported", you're talking to a pretty ancient version of rsync which probably doesn't support some of the options you're requiring rsync to perform.
Comment 2 Wayne Davison 2015-05-10 15:20:55 UTC
It is best to ask questions about issues you're having on the mailing list: