I'd say its worth a try.

Robert Trevellyan

On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 10:30 AM, Marc Gilliatt <m.gilli...@live.co.uk>
wrote:

> So I should set my ConnectTimeout on my backuppc server then?
> ------------------------------
> *From:* Robert Trevellyan <robert.trevell...@gmail.com>
> *Sent:* 13 March 2018 14:25:30
>
> *To:* General list for user discussion, questions and support
> *Subject:* Re: [BackupPC-users] Can't switch users to BackupPC in
> terminal?
>
> According to the man pages, the ConnectTimeout and ServerAlive settings
> only apply to ssh_config, i.e. the BPC end, whereas the other settings only
> apply to sshd_config, i.e. the host you are trying to backup.
>
> Robert Trevellyan
>
> On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 10:12 AM, Marc Gilliatt <m.gilli...@live.co.uk>
> wrote:
>
> Thank you for the quick response.
>
>
> Do I have to increase the SSH timeout on my backuppc server or my client
> or both?
>
>
> I've checked the SSH timeout on my backuppc server, its commented out,
> should I uncomment it and set it?
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
> *From:* Robert Trevellyan <robert.trevell...@gmail.com>
> *Sent:* 13 March 2018 14:00:17
> *To:* General list for user discussion, questions and support
> *Subject:* Re: [BackupPC-users] Can't switch users to BackupPC in
> terminal?
>
> Maybe the client has its own firewall?
>
> The BPC timeout setting is ClientTimeout on the Backup Settings page. For
> SSH you would have to delve into /etc/ssh_config and /etc/sshd_config.
> Look for ConnectionTimeout, ClientAliveInterval, ClientAliveCountMax and
> ServerAliveInterval. More details via man ssh_config and man sshd_config.
>
> Robert Trevellyan
>
> On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 9:51 AM, Marc Gilliatt <m.gilli...@live.co.uk>
> wrote:
>
> Our servers our on our internal LAN, so I don't think it's our firewall. I
> used BackupPC v3 in the past, and I upgraded to BackupPC v4. I had issues
> with the upgrade and I had to completely build my backuppc server again.
> However, I had no issue with BackupPC v3, I never received that rsync error
> before until now. When I go into each of my client's page in the GUI, it
> says its been successfully pinged.
>
>
> I'm not sure on how to find out about the timeout and setting it greater,
> or the SSH connection time sorry?
> ------------------------------
> *From:* Robert Trevellyan <robert.trevell...@gmail.com>
> *Sent:* 12 March 2018 21:38:11
> *To:* General list for user discussion, questions and support
> *Subject:* Re: [BackupPC-users] Can't switch users to BackupPC in
> terminal?
>
> Perhaps the client's firewall is blocking pings.
>
> And what do you have set for timeout - is it 600 seconds? Or perhaps the
> SSH connection is timing out.
>
> Robert Trevellyan
>
> On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 12:46 PM, Marc Gilliatt <m.gilli...@live.co.uk>
> wrote:
>
> I believe I solved my issue of the hostname, I had to use the IP address
> for some reason, I cant use the FQDN.
>
>
> Also, when I try to run a backup it fails after about 10 minutes, I'm
> receiving the following message...
>
>
> 2018-03-12 16:39:08 Got fatal error during xfer (rsync error: error in rsync 
> protocol data stream (code 12) at io.c(629) [generator=3.0.9.11])
> 2018-03-12 16:39:14 Backup aborted (rsync error: error in rsync protocol data 
> stream (code 12) at io.c(629) [generator=3.0.9.11])
>
>  I'm not sure on what that error means?
>
> ------------------------------
> *From:* Stefan Peter <s_pe...@swissonline.ch>
> *Sent:* 12 March 2018 15:54:53
> *To:* backuppc-users@lists.sourceforge.net
> *Subject:* Re: [BackupPC-users] Can't switch users to BackupPC in
> terminal?
>
> On 12.03.2018 15:09, Marc Gilliatt wrote:
> > I'm sorry, I'm not too sure on what you mean by working in /srv/backuppc?
> >
> >
> > I copied and pasted the RSA key from my backuppc server to my host I
> > would like backing up. I ran the following commands,
> >
> >
> > On my backuppc server:
> >
> > /cat /root/.ssh/id_rsa.pub > id_rsa.pub_copy
> > /
> >
> >
> > On my host server:
> >
> > ///cat id_rsa.pub_copy >> /root/.ssh/authorized_keys/
> >
> > /
> > /
>
> I don't see any copy command from the backuppc server to the client here?
>
> Why dont you use
>
> ssh-copy-id -i /var/lib/backuppc/.ssh/id_rsa.pub root@backuppc-client
>
> (execute this as root user on the backuppc server!)
>
>
> With kind regards
>
> Stefan Peter
>
>
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