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my crontab entry has been successfully running with rsync commend, but some time it wrirte the error like "ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host rsync: connection unexpectedly closed (0 bytes received so far) [receiver] rsync error: unexplained error (code 255) at io.c(600) [receiver=3.0.6]" .

I cant observe this root case problem.

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Seems like an unstable network connection to me. –  Halfgaar Mar 18 '14 at 8:02

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