> I use rsync extensively to transfer entire systems from and to SElinux > enforcing environments and have never had a problem with reads using > rsync when logged on as the root user. My typical command line is > some variation of the following: > > /usr/bin/rsync -avX --delete-after --specials --times \ > --exclude-from=/root/rsync.d/exclude.list \ > 192.168.216.29:/* /. (-a includes --times :) > Are you connecting as the root user? I'm connecting in daemon mode since I'm using pre-defined modules. Any other solution requires either a password or setting up passwordless ssh, which I'm not inclined to do in this case. The purpose here is automation.