File/Folder Ownership - Cygwin/Rsync - Is it possible to get around rsync taking file ownership?

jhurd8025 texasjhurd at
Tue Jul 24 12:22:56 GMT 2007

Case point: 2 Servers (both with Windows Server 2k3 & cygwin). Running ssh on
the destination server.

Problem: The rsync user will take ownership over any files copied over from
the source server. This takes ownership away from the administrators group,
thus disallowing inherited permissions.

Is there any way around not taking ownership away from the administrators
group and giving it to the rsync user?

I've seen this done with the cwRsync package, but unfortunately our security
group will allow the base cygwin packages. Any help is much appreciated!

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