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NOTE: We now offer two solution for using rsync on Windows: We recommend checking both of them to see which works best for you. Click here to see differences.

Question: Can I use DeltaCopy with Linux/UNIX
Answer: Although the binaries for DeltaCopy are only available on Windows, you can use DeltaCopy to transfer files to an from a Linux/UNIX machine running rsync.

Following table describes how to transfer files between different platforms.
Windows Windows Use DeltaCopy Server on your target machine and DeltaCopy client on your source machine.

Windows Linux/UNIX Use DeltaCopy client on source and rsync on target. You can either run rsync as a daemon or use it via SSH. Refer to rsync documentation for implementation details.

Linux/UNIX Windows Use DeltaCopy server on target and rsync client on Linux/UNIX. DeltaCopy Server will run rsync in Daemon mode and clients can connect via TCP/IP.

Since there is no built-in SSH on Windows, you cannot move files from Linux to Windows using SSH without using a third party SSH server for Windows.

Linux/UNIX Linux/UNIX DeltaCopy cannot be used in this scenario - just use rsync.

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