Rsync service on Win2k?
maxb at ukf.net
Fri Nov 29 17:53:00 EST 2002
John Morgan Salomon <john at zog.net> wrote:
> I'm hoping someone could give me a quick tip or two on getting rsync
> working as a Win2k service. I'm not real proficient with Win2k, so
> be gentle. The posts I could
> find in the archive all seeem to have gotten past this basic problem!
> I've installed the latest Cygwin, as well as the Cygwin rsync package.
> cygrunsrv -I "rsyncd" -d "Rsync daemon" -p /usr/bin/rsync.exe -a
> "--config=/etc/rsyncd.conf --daemon"
> installs the service; rsyncd.exe --config=/etc/rsyncd.conf --daemon
> runs it from a bash shell,
> but I can't seem to start it either using cygrunsrv -S "rsyncd", or
> from the Services manager.
> I've also tried with --no-detach and -e CYGWIN='binmode tty ntsec' on
> the cygrunsrv command line,
> as described at http://acd.ucar.edu/~fredrick/win2k/rsync/
> Lastly, I tried getting it running via srvany.exe (from the Win2k
> resource kit) and srvinstw, with
> even less intelligible output.
cygrunsrv is definitely the way to go, not srvany.
--no-detach is *required*.
--config=/etc/rsyncd.conf should be a no-op, as that is the default path to
Is there any output in /var/log/rsyncd.log ?
Post your rsyncd.conf and the output of "mount -m".
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