Copy/move files between Windows and FreeBSD

Chris Slothouber chris at
Mon Mar 26 11:46:50 UTC 2007

Hi Laszlo,

I use Unison to run automated file copying (synchronization) from 
Windows servers to FreeBSD.  This program might work for you.  It is 
open source and cross-platform.  It is also in the ports collection. 
Perhaps it will work for you.  Here is the link:

Nagy László Zsolt wrote:
>  Hi,
> I need to copy,move and delete files across two machines. They are 
> located far away from each other. I have other FreeBSD machines and we 
> were using SSH2 for this kind of task. Under windows, I could not find 
> the right software. This is an automated task, and it is not 
> complicated: copy/move all files from one computer to another. I was 
> using putty and plink/pscp but it is not reliable. I could not start 
> them from a win32 service. I could run them from a scheduled program but 
> sometimes they freeze and then I have to kill and restart the whole 
> thing. I'm looking for a more reliable tool that can do SCP in batch 
> mode. Do you have any suggestions?

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