Group "None" after synching to a windows machine?

Linda Walsh rsync at
Thu Oct 20 16:30:18 MDT 2011

Jack Walter wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm using cwrsync with rsync 3.0.8 atm and after syncing a file to Strato
> HiDrive and back to the local machine the new permissions contain
> this entry:

> None (UK-DT-01\None)
> with Read, Execute; Read and Write (allowed) permissions.
> It takes a few seconds before this entry is displayed with this name, in the
> meantime it is only a sid (and the user icon has a red question mark in the
> bottom right corner):
> S-1-5-21-3080689651-386630603-1536007245-513

	Likely because you don't have

> The only entries for this sid that can be found in the registry are all in
> group policy keys like:
> [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Group
> Policy\GroupMembership]
> "Group0"="S-1-5-21-3080689651-386630603-1536007245-513"
> The source permissions for that file are:
> Everyone with full control
> My rsync options are: -v -rltp -z -P -h
> but I tried -a | or -rlt (instead of the -rltp) as well but the results for
> this "None" entry didn't change.

	1) Was it a FAT32 (can't store groups, so no chance)
	2) in cygwin shell, what is your group?  Betcha it's "None"...

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