Rsync on two WinXP Machines: how?

Marco Atzeri
Tue Oct 14 10:58:00 GMT 2008

--- Richard Ivarson ha scritto:

> Hi,
> Cygwin's rsync runs successfully on a WinXP machine
> of mine which remote 
> syncs with a Linux PC. All works fine.
> Now I'd like to remote sync two WinXP machines. How?
> I tried the following, without success so far :
> 1.) On the 2nd PC I let (auto) start "rsync
> --daemon" so rsync is running and 
> waiting.
> 2) When I start rsync on the 1st PC it always says:
> no connection possible 
> (I've to write down the exact error message).
> I've used the special host syntax with double colons
> for a remote sync daemon 
> as described here:
> Codeword "rsync -av host::src /dest"
> What could be the problem?
> -Richard

try with
starting  sshd service and connect with

rsync --rsh=ssh ...


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