Securing Rsync

bart.coninckx at bart.coninckx at
Mon Jan 27 17:38:43 EST 2003

I seem to remember that one of the links in "resources" at
pointed to a page that talked about running rsync on a Win32. This page
warned for the use of passwords. But if it works, it works, right?

Kind regards,

Bart Coninckx
Network Administrator
Sita ICT Services
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                    "Max Bowsher"                                                                                  
                    <maxb at        To:     "Mike Winfrey" <Mike at>, <bart.coninckx at>    
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bart.coninckx at wrote:
> It's my understanding that passwords don't work in a cygwinned rsync.

I see no reason why that should be the case.


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