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Re: rsync immediately hangs when connecting via ssh (still trying to fix, revisited from Aug 07)
My ISP (site5) doesn't seem to be running the RSYNC daemon. Can I use
a local rsync daemon to connect to a remote host that is NOT running
the daemon? I can't seem to make it work.
I didn't see rsync listed in Services for Unix, but I was able to get
the cygwin rsync daemon working. May be a moot point if the ISP
doesn't run it or perhaps it's just my syntax.
<-- shows my local data
$ rsync -a localhost::modulename/coh/*
-rwx------ 1776009011 2008/05/10 18:27:30 COHSetup.exe
<-- gives an error xmitting to remote host
$ rsync -a localhost::modulename/coh/* email@example.com:/tmp
The source and destination cannot both be remote.
rsync error: syntax or usage error (code 1) at
I hate giving up getting rsync via ssh working.... moving on for now.
On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 10:29 PM, Steven Hartland
> Unfortunately rsync is a lost cause on cygwin until the underlying pipe
> issue or whatever it is can be fix. Give this has been about for years
> I wouldn't hold you breath for this. Look for an alternative like
> rsync daemon mode or using SFU.
> N.B. Its not just rsync scp under cygwin is also produces totally
> erratic transfer rates and stalls due to the same issue.
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Joel Harrison" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> I can scp/ssh fine to the target with ssh keys installed or not, only
>> rsync hangs immediately. (not my PC)
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