troubleshooting Question

Windows robocopy / mir or rsync or ? to sync 'open files' reliably in real-time to remote site with little bandwidth

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I have a 180GB share drive in Production site where users publish or
upload .xps & .pdf files to it.  I have a 30Mbps WAN link to a remote
(& supposedly 'hot' ) DR site.

As these files are being created/written, they're probably 'open'
or 'locked' but I would still want them to be 'sync'ed over to remote
end asap.

Should there be a failure in copying, the tool should resume back on
its own.

So, is Robocopy or rsync or ...... (recommend which other Opensource freeware tool)....
the best for this case?  May not necessarily have a permanent VPN ?

Must the remote end share out a file service to the local server to
map to (preferably not), as this NetBIOS file sharing over WAN takes
a lot of resource.  Pls recommend
ICT Manager

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