Re: [Nolug] OT: Windows Data replication Software

From: Dustin Puryear <>
Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2007 10:10:07 -0500
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My thought is that if rsync for Windows dies a horrible death then
smbclient or smbmount will die an even more horrible death.

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Joey Kelly wrote:
> On Monday 09 July 2007 18:30, -ray wrote:
>> On Mon, 9 Jul 2007, Joey Kelly wrote:
>>> Ok, call me cheap and set in my ways, but I'm going to be doing exactly
>>> that next week. I will install cygwin on the windows PC, and make sshd
>>> run as a service. Once I have that in place, I'm going to pull updates to
>>> a linux server using rsync.
>> We tried this a few years back on a server with user dir's.  It had 10's
>> of thousands of folders.  Rsync for windows would just die a horrible
>> death.  We ended up using robocopy, which works well
>> (  Maybe the kinks in rsync for
>> windows have been worked out by now.
> Ok, what about using smbmount and doing everything locally on the linux box?
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