Connection fails F19->F20 Rsync

David Highley dhighley at
Sat Dec 21 19:51:58 UTC 2013

"David Highley wrote:"
> After doing a fedup upgrade from Fedora 19 to Fedora 20 the Fedora 19
> systems are not able to rsync to the Fedora 20 system.
> If you do:
> rsync host::
> You get:
> rsync: read error: Connection reset by peer (104)
> rsync error: error in rsync protocol data stream (code 12) at io.c(764)
> [Receiver=3.0.9]
> If you do it to its self it works fine. We have stopped iptables on both
> sides, looked for selinux avc errors. We have wiresharked and the hosts
> are exchanging packets on port 873. In looking at the RPM change log for
> rsync we see that the compression has been changed. Could that somehow
> cause this failure?

We did forget the most important part. The reverse direction rsync
F19->F20 does work.

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