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Windows: cwRsync to replicate data from source to target

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Today since the network restriction policies, I can’t map a network drive from a Windows client via SMB protocol to copy my file to a Linux host. It really worries me a lot to build up my project.

There is an ideal come across my mind and I timely captured it. How about using a classical way in Nix environment to rsync to replicate data from source to target.

Benefits are obviously seen:

  1. Only Modified contents are replicated
  2. The tunnel between two hosts are encrypted using OpenSSL key infrastructure.
  3. I can run a scheduler to periodically run to sync the contents.

So I do the following things to set it up:

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