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I am trying to backup my linux webserver to our local windows sbs 2003 server in the office. I have set up ssh and cwrsync on the windows server and have confirmed that the linux server can reach the windows server via the command:


It asks for a password and connects fine. However when I run this command to start the backup:

*rsync -avz -e ssh home/account/public_html/some/small/directory/*

I get this error after entering the password:

protocol version mismatch -- is your shell clean?

and then it dies.

Has anyone got any ideas?



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Do you have same rsync versions on windows and Linux? – rvs Feb 22 '11 at 20:37

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