[Samba] rsync via samba to windows share

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Thu Apr 25 17:50:02 GMT 2002

On Thu, 25 Apr 2002, Randy S wrote:

> Can rsync be run so that the destination dir is a mounted Windows share. In
> this case I have a redhat 7.2 box mounting a Win2k share, then rsync with the
> destination set to the Windows machine.
> It sortof works, complaining about chmod and chown not working, but more
> importantly fails to copy some files in some subdirs.

install the cygwin tools nd use rsync over ssh from the Windows box to
the UNIX host.  It will be faster.  You could tar up directories
first of course to preserver permissions/ownership.

cheers, jerry
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