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Rsync error “socket operation on non-socket”

Some of our users have recently reported seeing the following error in their rsync logs: rsync: Failed to dup/close: Socket operation on non-socket (108) rsync error: error in IPC code (code 14) at pipe.c(72) [sender=3.0.3] rsync: read error: Connection reset by peer (104) rsync error: error in IPC code (code 14) at io.c(803) [sender=3.0.3] BackupAssist


Backing up Exchange 2003 with Rsync and File Replication

In BackupAssist 5.2.2 we introduced support for backing up Exchange 2007 via Rsync and File Replication. Instructions for how to do that are in this previous blog post. (That post only mentions Rsync, but the procedure for File Replication is the same.) Now with BackupAssist 5.2.5 we have extended that support to Exchange 2003 as


Using BackupAssist for Rsync with Amazon S3

A new feature in version 5.2.5 of BackupAssist is support for backing up to an Amazon S3 bucket via the service provided by To set this up you will need a copy of BackupAssist an Amazon Web Services account an account with In your Amazon Web Services account, you will need to obtain


File Replication Engine UI proposal

When configuring a File Replication job, the user will be able to select folders and files to be backed up using a tree-like interface, similar to the existing “Files and folders” settings tab of NTBackup jobs. There are 4 main factors in the design of the File Replication Engine: Envisaged applications — data backup, VM