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KB-1659: rsync failed when ssh banner is enabled

Auditing and Monitoring Service ,   Authentication Service ,   Mac & PC Management Service ,  

12 April,16 at 11:13 AM

Applies to: All versions of Centrify DirectControl


Running rsync command using local user account results in an error if SSH Banner is enabled.

rsync error: received SIGINT, SIGTERM, or SIGHUP (code 20) at rsync.c(244) 


Rsync in general is very sensitive to the Banner ssh displays.
It will fail to run if any unexpected prompt returned.


1. Disable SSH banner by modifying the sshd_config file and comment out the line ‘Banner’. 

2. Please restart sshd service after change the sshd configuration.

Please refer to our KB to disable the SSH banner through group policy:
KB-1387: How do I enable or disable Centrify SSH banner

If error still persists after disabled ssh banner, please contact Centrify Support for further assist.