Sync Files and folders between Linux and Windows

We currently have a Linux file server and are moving to a Windows Server 2012. We will still run the 2 servers parallel for the time being.
What software can be recommended to sync files and folders between the servers?
The software needs to run on the Windows server.
Barry KaySystems EngineerAsked:
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Wilder_AdminCommented:
for me its the best solution robocopy on the windows server. He can access over samba and he knows what he synced already. The bad its a commandline tool. But help is arriving. There are a lot of guis for existing. My choice is http://yarcgui.wilkes.es/ but any other will do the job good, because robocopy is a perfect sync tool.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Another sync tool is SyncBack Pro (2brightsparks.com). It works in Windows but will synchronize mapped folders/files and sync by FTP as well. It should connect to your Linux server.
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Kent WSr. Network / Systems AdminCommented:
What I do is simply share the path I want to copy files to from linux on windows, mount from linux using cifs, then just rsync file to the mount/share.

Or, do it the other way by sharing via Samba on your Linux, and robocopy (or any windows file management tool) from the Linux to windows.
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Mike SunSenior Systems Engineer (IBM - retired)Commented:
FreeFileSync is another good option worth considering:-

http://freefilesync.sourceforge.net/
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Carlos IjalbaSenior SysadminCommented:
If you want portable open source utilities that can be run anywhere (from a USB pen, etc) without needing installation rights (like when you are a consultant and go to a customer's site without admin rights):

http://portableapps.com/apps/utilities/toucan
http://portableapps.com/apps/utilities/dsynchronize_portable
http://portableapps.com/apps/utilities/freefilesync-portable
http://portableapps.com/apps/utilities/synkron_portable
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Mike SunSenior Systems Engineer (IBM - retired)Commented:
Yes, I also much favour portable versions of software, even if the portable aspect is not required. FreeFileSync has a portable install option built in...
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