[Windows] Laravel behaving strange on Windows Server

You likely encounter those problem when developing Laravel Application using Windows Machine.


  • Frequent Apache Crash (Connection reset)
  • “Access denied for user ‘homestead’@’localhost’ (using password: YES)”, even .env is set to different credential
  • .env setting drifting between two separate Laravel installations  (e.g. .env setting applied to

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[Windows Bash] Add Rsync to “Git Bash for Windows”

In last few post we mentioned using bash in Windows by install Git.
It comes with handy *nix tools like grep, find, wget, curl, vim, ssh… but something still missing is rsync
Because it do not mean to be collection of POSIX software for Windows. It is a wont-fix for them.

Git for Windows is based on MSYS2 (As of version Git-SCM 2.13.3)
Unfortunately it does not comes with pacman (Package manager) so there are not official way to install packages.

Furthermore, cwRsync and DeltaCopy does not work in bash environment.

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[Windows Bash] Git in bash ignores SSH key

When you using Bash for Windows (MinGW, Installed by git), with TotoriseGit installed
Sometime ssh works but git do not pick-up correct SSH keys.
Causing “No supported authentication methods available”

It is because TotoriseGit has taken over some git/ssh command.

To correctly this, the solution is adding this line to your ~/.bashrc