ssh failure due to local error

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Mon Aug 17 13:51:35 MDT 2009

On 17/08/2009, simon at <simon at> wrote:
> Try rsync -av *.txt:user at remote.machine/path/to/where/you/want/it/to/go/
> (assuming you only want to rsync the txt files from the current
> working directory on the A side - else put the full path in with a
> trailing slash).

This failed, command terminal response:

ssh: *.txt: Name or service not known
rsync: connection unexpectedly closed (0 bytes received so far) [receiver]
rsync error: error in rsync protocol data stream (code 12) at
io.c(635) [receiver=3.0.2]

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