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Llink for Remote Rsync.net Commands via Windows

plink for Remote Commands

rsync.net users can run a fair number of very useful unix commands remotely, inside of their accounts. The remote commands that you are able to run are detailed in this document.

Windows users can run these remote UNIX commands in their rsync.net account with ‘plink’.

Download plink

You can download plink from this page.

It is a single .exe file and you can just put it in your c:\windows directory (or anywhere else you’d like).

plink usage

Here is an example of changing your rsync.net account password by running ‘passwd’ remotely:

plink.exe -t 1005@usw-s007.rsync.net passwd

Here is an example of listing the contents of your rsync.net account by running ‘ls’ remotely:

plink.exe 1005@usw-s007.rsync.net ls

Here is an example of checking the sha256 checksum of one of your files by running ‘sha256’ remotely:

plink.exe 1005@usw-s007.rsync.net sha256 your/dir/your/file.txt

Support

If you have any questions or problems regarding this process, please email support@rsync.net - we will help you immediately.

Reference Information

- Generating and using ssh keys for automated backups

- Remote commands you may run over SSH

https://www.rsync.net/resources/howto/windows_plink.html