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I have a problem with using rsync. When I try to copy a remote file I get the following error:

[home ~]$ rsync test.txt qnx:
sh: rsync: cannot execute - No such file or directory
rsync: connection unexpectedly closed (0 bytes received so far) [sender]
rsync error: error in rsync protocol data stream (code 12) at io.c(605) [sender=3.0.9]

Which i have searched and cannot find a specific solution. The weird part is that if I do it from the other side ie:

[home ~]$ ssh qnx
Welcome to QNX Neutrino!
Wed Feb  5 13:01:00 2014 on /dev/ttyp1
benqnx:/root# rsync test1.txt fedora:
uqbdart@10.33.4.242's password: 

and the file test1.txt appears on the other side. What is the problem here?

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As far as you don't specify the target user, your source system will use, by default, the current source user as the destination user. Try to either specify the target user : rsync test.txt user@qnx: or create the user on the target. –  krisFR Feb 5 at 3:25
    
It isn't that, I have a hosts file to setup qnx. I figured it out now, it was to do with QNX rather then the network. –  Ben Feb 5 at 5:49

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I figured it out.

Rsync needs to be installed on both systems. On QNX the ssh functionality is a problem as only the items in /bin can be used. After creating a symbolic link in /bin/ linking /usr/pkg/bin/rsync the system worked.

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