[SASAG] Windows <-> Unix Sync?

Jeff Silverman jeffsilverm at gmail.com
Mon Apr 13 12:55:14 PDT 2009


Cygwin has rsync, which uses a different protocol.  Rsync can run over ssh
if you want encryption.  It verifies files by checksums, so if two files
have the same checksums, then it doesn't bother transferring them.


Jeff Silverman

On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 10:37 AM, Bill Levering <idbill at planx.com> wrote:

> What do you use when sync'ng between Windows & Unix?
>
> Generally, my only solution is ftp (which IIS constantly drops connections)
> but I could install some 'custom' solution (ssh w/cygwin or another ftp
> program)... from there, I call 'ncftpget -E -V -R [host] [local_dir]
> [remote_dir]' twice, to make sure I get all the files (because of the
> dropped connections).
>
> What other options are there?
>
> Bill
>
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