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I have several WinXP laptops which have been backing up to a FreeBSD 6.0 server via rsync for a good while now. Now one laptop is giving me grief. I am running cwRsync and invoking a remote rsync daemon via a shell command:
Yeah, the Windows f/w is the first thing I checked. Off.
I can also SSH to the server no problem. I checked for any other Windows gizmo that might impede traffic. Nada. Well, there was SafeEyes but the user assured me that it is used to block pr0n websites and suchlike things.
You can force rsync to use ssh for transport. Since you say ssh works have you tried that to see if it works? If it does then it would tend to prove the issue is something blocking the port being used by default (873 for daemons).
I think the OP said that ssh was working correctly. I've never tried cwRsync, but would it be possible to try the Cygwin version of rsync? I'm not suggesting changing over, but if both versions of rsync fail that tells us something different to one version working and the other not working.