Rsync w/ Windows

Roger Olofsson raggen at
Fri Mar 16 17:04:56 UTC 2007

Hello Chris,

May I suggest that you take a peek at

As example I have the following syntax in my cwrsync.cmd

(In this example I backup documents and settings from pc to FreeBSD by 
using the script cwrsync.cmd included in the cwrsync distribution. The 
script can be run with the windows scheduler)

rsync --exclude-from=excludefiles.txt -avz --delete -e "ssh -i 
bin/.ssh/identify" "/cygdrive/c/documents and settings/username" 
user at freebsd.server.ip:/path/on/freebsd/server

You will need to create a folder named .ssh in the bin folder of cwrsync 
and in that folder create the necessary ssh keys.

Good luck!

Chris Maness skrev:
> I need to sync a directory with my freebsd box.  In linux/bsd I use the 
> command  rsync -vaur chris at /home/chris/beer and 
> this works perfectly for me.  However, using the cwrsync package in 
> windows with this syntax does not work.
> Pleas help!
> Thanks...

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