Mirror File server + file locking software
Posted on 2010-08-24
I have a system i'm trying to setup.
The environment is dual server (one on one side of the country, one on the other). One of the sites (head-Office) has a relatively poor internet connection. The system contains some spreadsheets that are quite large, this prevents having one file server.
What I need is for the file servers to be mirrored and synchronised, but Site A to get files from their file server (locally) and Site B to get files from their server (locally also). If a file is in use in Site A, users from Site B will be unable to use that file. In Site A this currently works, if one user is accessing a spreadsheet and another users tries to use it they will be told that the file is in use (and can only be used read-only). This is perfect, if we could ahve this system multi-server it would be the solution.
Is there any software around that could do this? Windows preferably, but linux is an option.
Thanks in advanced