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I am able to output rsync logs on the client machine using --log-file=FILE but I want the output to be sent to the server instead. The client is a W7 machine (cygwin) and the server a Linux NAS.

This is the command I use which successfully logs the file on the client. I'm looking to have the file sent to the server instead:

rsync -PavOs --delete --log-file=/somepath/rsynclog.txt -e "ssh -i /somepath/keyfile -p 1000" "/somepath/User/"


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From the rsync manual page:

Here's a example command that requests the remote side to log what is happening:

rsync -av --rsync-path="rsync --log-file=/tmp/rlog" src/ dest/

I think this is what you are searching for.

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