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Re: cygstart does not pass correct ssh login to rsync




Thanks for your reply.
I can see what you are asking this question.

Well, ultimately I need to run cygstart with the --hide flag because I want to start this in a hidden window.

Thanks


> Sent: Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 8:20 PM
> From: "John tel" <cygwin@xxxxxxxx>
> To: cygwin@xxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: cygstart does not pass correct ssh login to rsync
>
> Hi,
>  
> I've got a strange problem when combining cygstart with rsync.
>  
> So using cygstart and ssh to login works:
> cygstart ssh -p 1000 -i /home/user/key admin@192.168.1.11
>  
> Using rsync on its own works:
> rsync -PaSh --delete -e 'ssh -p 1000 -i /home/user/key' /cygdrive/C/Users/User/Desktop/ admin@192.168.1.11:/destination/
>  
> But combining cygstart and rsync does not as the ssh login fails and it asks for the passwrod instead:
> cygstart rsync -PaSh --delete -e 'ssh  -vvv -p 1000 -i /home/user/key' /cygdrive/C/Users/User/Desktop/ admin@192.168.1.11:/destination/
>  
> Unfortunately despite using the -vvv flag, no error message appears other than the request for the user password.
>  
>  
> Does anyone have any ideas as to how to resolve this?
>  
> Thanks

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