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Transferring Rsync Files From Windows To Linux Over SSH

        The Rsync stands for “remote sync “. The Rsync is used to transfer and synchronize data between different machines and directories by using the secure shell protocol (ssh), which makes it easy for you to copy all the files securely from one location to another.

Need assistance to install Rsync from windows to Linux over SSH, our technical team support with 24/7 help you in managing the Rsync. Get in touch with us for any queries and follow our latest Linux server management plan for any detailed information.  

The Rsync tools have many benefits when you compare them with other methods of copying files. It uses both compression and decompression to send and receive the files. It only transfers the new files saved on the bandwidth that brings the fast transferring times.

Rsync from window to the Linux over SSH 

Usually, Rsync is built to run on the Unix system but it is also used in windows with the help of Cygwin. You can either download the 32-bit or 64-bit version depending on your system.

Installing the Cygwin.

Start installing the Cygwin from
When prompted accept all the defaults to download from the internet > Accept the install directory C:cgywin64 > Install for All users > Set the local Package Directory to the Desktop > Internet = Direct Connection > Choose a Download site > Next.

Select the Expand net as packages.
Click and install the OpenSSH and Rsync.
In expanding shells> select bash to install > and complete the installation.

Follow the steps to perform the Rsync operation.

rsync /cygdrive/c/users/Owner/Pictures/ -av -e ssh [email protected]:/var/files/ImageSync/

Whereas the  /cygdrive/c/users/Owner/Pictures/ files are located in window machine and /var/files/imagesync/ files are located in the Linux machine.


By this, we conclude that our technical team support has performed the Rsync from window to Linux over ssh. We’d be happy to assist you with any installation and managing of Rsync.

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