Where is my --password-file?

Jan Schormann jan.schormann@brainlab.com
Wed Dec 14 13:03:00 GMT 2005

You wrote on Wednesday, December 14, 2005 1:56 PM:

> actually, this is the command I have used:
> rsync -avz "/cygdrive/e/Company"
> password-file="/home/Administrator/rsync_passwd" --delete
> --delete-excluded
> --exclude "Office2003/" --exclude "Office2003SP/"
> server1@ >
> /home/Administrator/rsync_server1.log

Right, you've missed the "--" in front of "password-file=...".

Rsync thinks that 'password-file="/home/Administrator/rsync_passwd"'
is a file, not a parameter, and boom.


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