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Does Cygwin support hard links in Windows 8?

I'm working on a backup script that behaves like TimeMachine and uses RSync with --link-dest to create hardlinks to unchanged files. If I run this on a *Nix-based system, of course it works as ...
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Syncing directory between Kubuntu and Windows 7

I recently came across an issue on my work computer. I'm running Kubuntu 14.04 as my main development OS and Windows 7 for compatibility with some company software and network stuff. My problem is ...
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rsync failed: No Such file or directory

I'm using rsync in Windows ( through cygwin64 ) to backup some data to an samba share. I've made this bat file that would take care of everything: net use S: \\10.1.1.23\marc password /user:marc ...
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Watch a filesystem and rsync changes in a cross-platform way with minimal dependencies

I'd like to start a long-running Ruby or Python script, and have the script watch a local directory for changes to files and new files. Periodically, the script will trigger a one-way rsync to a ...
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Differential copy from Windows to Linux

Is there any way to do differential copies of a directory from Windows to Linux over ssh, sftp, scp, or similar? Preferably not rsync since they are all cygwin based and force you to use the ...
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Why does my rsync server on windows always set the read-only flag when I write to it?

I'm using cwrsync on windows. This is my daemon config file use chroot = false strict modes = false hosts allow = * log file = rsyncd.log pid file = rsyncd.pid port = 11011 # Module definitions # ...
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Sycronizing/deploying scripts across several systems

I have a few time consuming tasks that I like to spread across several computers. These tasks require running an identical ruby or python script (or series of scripts that call each other) on each ...
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1answer
630 views

How can I keep a folder on two computers in sync, without uploading to the cloud?

I want to keep certain folders in sync between various computers. They are a mix of Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 machines. I already know about services such as SpiderOak and Dropbox, but I want to ...
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Why isn't -r working for rsync on Windows?

I am running this from my command prompt: rsync -rltz --executability -C --filter=':- .gitignore' -e "ssh -i /cygdrive/c/Users/dstein/.ssh/id_rsa" myfolder/ root@site.local:/path/to/place I have my ...
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rsync on Windows + non-ASCII file names

Is there a version of rsync that runs on current Windows versions and can handle non-ASCII file names? Every version I checked (including cwRsync and rsync.net client) fail miserably on files with ...
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293 views

How can I limit the disk I/O priority for a process in Windows XP?

I have a setup where a Windows XP machine gets backed up to a server on the LAN, using rsync. Because of operational requirements, the backup needs to happen while the machine is in use. While this is ...
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Doing backup from Linux to USB Pen Drive with rsync

I am trying to do a backup from Linux to USB Pen Drive with rsync each day and I take home the Pen Drive at night. I am running the following command but it looks like its update every file every ...
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rsync error: exit code 23 ( No such file or directory (2) )

Rsync reports error for one file (other files were copied just fine): rsync: stat "//serverName/destination/.lpt$vpn.251.yiOK8j" failed: No such file or directory (2) rsync: rename ...
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Using rsync when files on one end are all lowercase [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make rsync case insensitive I want to rsync a lot of files from a Windows box to a Linux server. The problem is, the files on Windows are all mixed case, and the files ...
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Backup client for Windows: open source, rsync and VSS

I'm looking for a sync/backup client for Windows with: Open source license (BSD/GPL) rsync deltas to a remote rsync server VSS support Command line interface is preferred to a GUI. The less of ...
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What similar rsync tool for Windows? [on hold]

What can you recommend of an application that looks the same on rsync for windows? I will be doing migration where I need to transfer data from Windows to Linux. I like the rsync on linux where you ...
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Can I answer “No to All” when doing a copy in Windows?

When copying/merging large directory structures under Windows, is it possible to do something like "Yes to all" but in reverse so that all existing files are not overwritten? There is a similar ...
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rsync cygwin also hangs without ssh

I've been using rsync installed via cygwin on two Windows 7 PCs to sync my music and picture collection, but eventually it always stops transferring after some time. I've googled and it seems that ...
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Rsync from Linux to Windows producing problems with back slash

I know if I was having an issue with rsync with characters I'd use --iconv= - but this issue is some file names have black slashes in them, and I don't have the ability to rename the original files. ...
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Rsync and Windows 7

Can someone give me any tips on setting up some sort of Rsync server/client on Windows 7 to run rsync between both my web hosting server, and a backup server that I have running Ubuntu? I've tried ...
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Which rsync client can I use on windows 7?

I would like to know if, beside cwRsync, there exists a good rsync client for Windows (and more specially Windows 7 x64). This client should support the following operations : backup of a directory ...
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Live rsync/directory monitor for Windows?

Right now, we have a central Linux server and several satellite Windows servers dispersed around the region. Every 15 minutes, the Linux server rsyncs files from the others (which are running the ...
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rsync on Windows

I'm trying to run rsync on Windows with the cwrsync port. I'm issuing the following command (note that this is just a dry run): rsync -nPaAz foouser@webxx.example.com:/home/foobar/webapps/barbaz/ ...
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How to set/keep directory permissions?

I'm using CwRsync to connect from my Windows development machine to a linux webserver : rsync -avuz -e ./ssh --exclude=".svn" /cygdrive/c/xampp/htdocs/project123/ ...
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Windows alternative for rsync [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows Alternative to Rsync? I have an external hard drive connected to my Windows7 and I want it to automatically sync with a folder in my hard drive. On the Linux ...
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Can rsync have user-specific read-write permissions?

I'm looking into using rsync to publish a project I'm working on. However, I'm running into one issue--I need to make it publicly readable, but not publicly writable (I'd rather not have someone ...
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1answer
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Leave ACL handling to Windows with Cygwin rsync

I'm running an rsync command, copying my files from a server to my Windows machine like: rsync -rt --partial-dir=".rsync" --del rsync://server/a/ a/ Whenever this command creates a directory, it ...
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Make rsync case insensitive

I'm rsync'ing a bunch of files between a Windows and a Linux system. Since not all Windows care about case, some of the files on the Windows system no longer have the same casing as they had on the ...
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0answers
680 views

Problem with running batch file as scheduled task

I am trying to setup my rsync script to run automatically. It uses a key file for authetnication so there is no issue of missin ginput or something. I have user a. In user a's profile live a batch ...
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1answer
93 views

ITeF!x Rsync with user authorization on Windows

I'm trying to setup a Rsync server with user authorization on Windows. I'm not sure that it's possible, because of the lack of documentation. Has anyone suceeded in doing that with IteF!x Rsync?
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rsync hangs with message "name lookup failed for xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx: No address associated with hostname

I'm trying to run an rsync daemon on windows xp. The symptom is that when the client connects, both server and client just sit there. Nothing happens. If I wait, the client will stay connected ...
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1answer
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What do I need to do to rsync on Windows to make it keep special characters in filenames on Linux?

We're in the process of implementing an offsite backup of all our servers to a remote Linux server. We're using rsync over ssh. What I've found is that characters such as ñ, ö, ô and ã are replaced ...
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1answer
241 views

Atomic transaction rsync on Windows client using cwrsync

Is there a way to do an atomic transaction rsync using cwrsync on Windows? Meaning: I want the sync to fully complete or 'roll back' in the way that it's not being finalized, for example when a ...
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Options (--partial, --partial-dir) in rsync don't work as I would expect

I have been trying to figure out how to resume partial transfers in rsync (on Windows, using cygwin) without using the --inplace option. I see that rsync creates "partial" files in the destination ...
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Rsync via windows XP command prompt

I want to setup rsync on windows XP. I followed the directions here: http://www.brentnorris.net/rsyncntdoc.html However, when I start the service, it starts then stops immediately without writing ...
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What is a good encryptable disk image format suitable for rsync on a PC?

I’m looking for a solution to encrypt my XP home directory and then rsync the encrypted image file to a remote server. Since I don’t want to transfer several Gigs for even the smallest change in the ...
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rsync doesn’t sync files

I'm using rsync(with Cygwin) to sync 2 local folders. The folders contains binary files. I'm using the following command: rsync.exe -av dir1/ dir2/ but the files in dir2 are only partially ...
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Why my backup to USB Drive is too slow?

I have tried several backup solutions for my data and none of them was good enough. I basically want to make a copy of my files to an attached USB Drive from time to time. I don't mind starting my ...
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Backup Client/Server Software that Syncs only the Delta?

I have a co-located server, and a desktop computer. I push small things and large ammounts of small files (like my iTunes) into a JungleDisk cloud. If a few files change there, no big deal, the file ...
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1answer
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How can I get rsync on windows via ssh not to hang?

I have MobaSSH installed on two Windows (XP and Vista) machines. When I do rsync over ssh it often hangs. I've read this happens with cygwin/rsync/ssh (MobaSSH is cygin based). Is there any known fix ...
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rsync file permissions on windows

I have an rsync service that syncs files from remote machine to a machine that drops them on a network drive. I need the copied files to take on the native permissions of the destination folder. ...