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Old 05-22-2008, 06:22 AM   #1
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rsync windows linux


I have used deltacopy on my windows machine to serve as my client. Now i want to use rsync in my linux machine as a server, to trasnfer files from windows to linux. But how do i do this in linux, i have already installed rsync by downloading a rsync.rpm and build it, so in commandline i can use rsync. But now im lost any help?
 
Old 05-22-2008, 06:50 AM   #2
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Could you start at the beginning and tell us what you want to do, exactly (minus what programs you want to use for that).

Also - what distribution do you use?
If you just want to share files between windows and linux, all you need is Samba.
 
Old 05-22-2008, 06:52 AM   #3
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I want to synchronize a windows server to my linux server, therefore there doesnt excist any rsync for windows, i installed deltacopy. On my linux server i use rsync though, but i dont know where to start, i have to start with creating the rsync.conf?

like on windows c:/backup folder

i need everyting from windows on my linux server too?
 
Old 05-22-2008, 08:06 AM   #4
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Read what the guy above wrote about Samba. It permits your Linux server to mount an NTFS share that resides on your Windows box.

You can read a lot more here:

http://us1.samba.org/samba/

Hope this helps,
 
Old 05-23-2008, 11:18 AM   #5
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Hi there,

I think following link will provide you all the answers.
It shows how to install rsync on Windows.
How to use rsync on windows to send files to Linux server.
How to automate the process.
Link: http://optics.ph.unimelb.edu.au/help...rsync_pc1.html

On linux server, you may need to edit /etc/rsyncd.conf according to your need.

If still have doubts, reply back.
 
  


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