How to stop offline files from synchronizing when in remote site

Hi guys,

I have quite a few remote sites, and alot of laptops. All of which are connected in a root with varios child domains.

My comunication links are slow and what I need to do is stop offline files from synching when user is in a remote site.

I already have a logon script that controls drive mapping and printer conections depending on user home site. How can I put offline files sync. in "pause".

Any help and any ideas are welcome.
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this should do the trick if you run GP:
In Windows XP and Windows 2000, there is a Configure Slow Link Speed Group Policy setting to define a slow link speed for use with Offline Files. You can configure a threshold value that Offline Files recognizes as a "slow" network connection. Offline Files then recognizes any network connection speed that is slower than this value as a slow link. This policy prevents Offline Files from automatically reconnecting to the server when the server is detected.
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also read here for more frustrated victims of the offline files epidemic:


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Kevin CrossChief Technology OfficerCommented:
Open a folder in Windows Explorer
Go to Tools -> Synchronize
Click on setup button
Check the three tabs to ensure that there are no settings to synchronize folders you don't want synchronized.  Usually the main one by default I think are the logon/logoff, so first tab might be all you need.

Good luck

arturmmaiaAuthor Commented:
digitalb07, thanks, working like a charm.
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