Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Sync a random folder with server

Posted on 2009-07-07
6
Medium Priority
?
205 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-07
Hi Experts
We are searching for a solution to sync a random folder with the server, and make this folder available offline as well.
And we are not talking about folder redirection for my documents, it is just a regular folder that sits in D drive let's say.
Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:jimmy1829
  • 3
  • 3
6 Comments
 
LVL 30

Accepted Solution

by:
Britt Thompson earned 2000 total points
ID: 24794027
Typically how you would do this, is to move the data to the server share > right click on the folder > select "Make Available Offline" ... this will create a folder sync with that particular folder on the server making it available when your out of the office. You can work in it and when you get back to the office it syncs the changed data to the server.
0
 

Author Comment

by:jimmy1829
ID: 24795923
thanks renazonse
The problem is once I made those files available offline, it will start to create a copy of those files on to my C: Drive. I do not want to do that, because the size of C drive is fairly small.
I only want the files on D: drive let's say to sync with the server
0
 
LVL 30

Assisted Solution

by:Britt Thompson
Britt Thompson earned 2000 total points
ID: 24796151
To move the cache location from C: to D: in Vista follow this article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/937475

for XP and 2000 there's a "cachemov.exe" tool...attached (remove .txt from the file name) or download it here: http://www.computerperformance.co.uk/Litmus/tools_ezine.htm#CacheMov
cachemov.exe.txt.zip
0
Microsoft Certification Exam 74-409

Veeam® is happy to provide the Microsoft community with a study guide prepared by MVP and MCT, Orin Thomas. This guide will take you through each of the exam objectives, helping you to prepare for and pass the examination.

 

Author Comment

by:jimmy1829
ID: 24796430
thanks, it is a great tool
After I tested it, I realized there are only certain type of files can be accessed offline, like .txt files
.msi and .jpeg files can not be accessed so far
0
 
LVL 30

Assisted Solution

by:Britt Thompson
Britt Thompson earned 2000 total points
ID: 24796676
Are you sure it's finished synchronizing? By default only these file types are blocked from the synch

db?
.ldb
.mdb
.mde
.mdw
.pst
.slm  

If you continue to have problems with the offline files you can try synctoy: http://www.microsoft.com/DOWNLOADS/details.aspx?familyid=C26EFA36-98E0-4EE9-A7C5-98D0592D8C52&displaylang=en
0
 

Author Comment

by:jimmy1829
ID: 24797293
thanks again
I got it all working now
0

Featured Post

VIDEO: THE CONCERTO CLOUD FOR HEALTHCARE

Modern healthcare requires a modern cloud. View this brief video to understand how the Concerto Cloud for Healthcare can help your organization.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

The main intent of this article is to make you aware of ‘Exchange fail to mount’ error, its effects, causes, and solution.
If something goes wrong with Exchange, your IT resources are in trouble.All Exchange server migration processes are not designed to be identical and though migrating email from on-premises Exchange mailbox to Cloud’s Office 365 is relatively simple…
To show how to create a transport rule in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Mail Flow >> Rules tab.:  To cr…
Exchange organizations may use the Journaling Agent of the Transport Service to archive messages going through Exchange. However, if the Transport Service is integrated with some email content management application (such as an antispam), the admini…

773 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question