Protocol negotiation issue in rsync

Wayne Davison wayned at
Fri Sep 27 08:38:57 CEST 2013

On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 11:43 AM, Andrew Daviel <advax at> wrote:

> I was trying to use rsync to send files to a fileserver using an rssh
> restricted server.
> It refuses, saying that trying to override the shell with -e is forbidden.
> I didn't type "-e".

I should also point out that you can talk to an old, broken rssh server
using a modern rsync client if you specify --protocol=29 to the client

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