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Top Forums Shell Programming and Scripting Rsync help - unable to delete the Source file Post 302336871 by pludi on Thursday 23rd of July 2009 03:56:50 AM
Old 07-23-2009
That's probably because rsync synchronizes the remote directory with the local, so that in the end both look the same. There is no option to delete the source files afterwards (just look at the man page), you'll have to do that yourself. The --delete* options just tell the destination when to delete files that disappeared at the source (before/after/during).
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rsync_selinux(8)					rsync Selinux Policy documentation					  rsync_selinux(8)

rsync_selinux - Security Enhanced Linux Policy for the rsync daemon DESCRIPTION
Security-Enhanced Linux secures the rsync server via flexible mandatory access control. FILE_CONTEXTS SELinux requires files to have an extended attribute to define the file type. Policy governs the access daemons have to these files. If you want to share files using the rsync daemon, you must label the files and directories public_content_t. So if you created a special directory /var/rsync, you would need to label the directory with the chcon tool. chcon -t public_content_t /var/rsync To make this change permanent (survive a relabel), use the semanage command to add the change to file context configuration: semanage fcontext -a -t public_content_t "/var/rsync(/.*)?" This command adds the following entry to /etc/selinux/POLICYTYPE/contexts/files/file_contexts.local: /var/rsync(/.*)? system_u:object_r:publix_content_t:s0 Run the restorecon command to apply the changes: restorecon -R -v /var/rsync/ SHARING FILES
If you want to share files with multiple domains (Apache, FTP, rsync, Samba), you can set a file context of public_content_t and pub- lic_content_rw_t. These context allow any of the above domains to read the content. If you want a particular domain to write to the pub- lic_content_rw_t domain, you must set the appropriate boolean. allow_DOMAIN_anon_write. So for rsync you would execute: setsebool -P allow_rsync_anon_write=1 BOOLEANS
system-config-selinux is a GUI tool available to customize SELinux policy settings. AUTHOR
This manual page was written by Dan Walsh <>. SEE ALSO
selinux(8), rsync(1), chcon(1), setsebool(8), semanage(8) 17 Jan 2005 rsync_selinux(8)

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