Spoofed Address? - Error messages in log file

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Spoofed Address? - Error messages in log file

Running cwRsync server as a service on Windows 2000 Server. My rsyncd.log file is filling with the following error messages:
127.0.0.1 is not a known address for "my_pc_name": spoofed address?

Everything seems to work fine, it is just that my log file is getting huge after a few days (60 MB). I am running rsync through an encrypted zebedee tunnel for security reasons, therefore remote requests appear to come from 127.0.0.1 (the zebedee server).

Anyone know how to solve this?

Thanks,

Wayne Sherman

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Re: Spoofed Address? - Error messages in log file

Rsync uses DNS to resolve machine names. Try to add my_pc_name 127.0.0.1 to your hosts file in windows directory\system32\drivers\etc directory.

Rgrds Tev

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Re: Spoofed Address? - Error messages in log file

Rsync uses DNS to resolve machine names. Try to add my_pc_name 127.0.0.1 to your hosts file in windows directory\system32\drivers\etc directory.

Rgrds Tev

I tried that originally when I first discovered the problem. Today I have upgraded to cwrsync v2.02. I tried again with the hosts file like this:

127.0.0.1 localhost udn-test1

and this:
127.0.0.1 udn-test1

The problem still persists. As a workaround I have scheduled a batch file that deletes the log file every day so it doesn't grow so big.

Thanks,

Wayne