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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Backing up windows to raspberry pi

From: Patrik Dufresne
Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Backing up windows to raspberry pi
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2019 23:14:21 -0400


Could you provide the full logs of rdiff-backup -v9 C:\Users\retti\Desktop\4H

>From memory, rdiff-backup is not supporting "\" as path separator. You must
replace them by "/".

I know using rdiff-backup directly on windows is not very easy. You might
be interested on a project I'm slowly working on named Minarca. As of now,
I'm only offering the service to my customer, but I plan to open source the
project in the near future.

Patrik Dufresne Service Logiciel inc.
http://www.patrikdufresne.com <http://patrikdufresne.com/>/
130 rue Doris
St-Colomban, QC J5K 1T9

On Fri, Jun 7, 2019 at 6:38 PM Dean Rettig <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hello,
> I am a long time windows / C# developer and recently became interested in
> using a Raspberry Pi as a network backup server for my home network.  I
> have been trying for 5 months to backup my Windows computers to the RPi
> using rdiff-backup and I am at my wit's end.
> I have installed v1.2.8 on the RPi (server) and on the windows machine
> (client).
> I can successfully SSH from client to server using private/public key. But
> when I run the rdiff-backup command:
> *rdiff-backup -v9 C:\Users\retti\Desktop\4H bu@backuppi
> ::/home/bu/drive/4H*
> I get the error:
> *Couldn't start up the remote connection by executing    ssh -C bu@backuppi
> rdiff-backup --server*
> So I type in the command manually and it looks like it connects
> successfully - I guess.  At least I don't get an error.  It just kind of
> hangs there with no prompt until I ^C it.
> Can anyone help me figure out what the problem is?  How can I determine
> what is causing the remote connection problem.
> Thank you.
> Dean R.
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