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Commercial tools to replicate / synchronize share points / share drives to remote sites

I have a 180GB share drive / sharepoint which users publish
(or update / write ) xps & pdf files to.

I thought of using MS 'robocopy' (2 separate jobs that will run
despite running into error conditions) to synchronize the share
drive but users prefer a commercial tool from Veritas/Netbackup.

What's the tool available to do this without mapping the remote
DR site's share at the local Prod site?  Preferably a low-cost tool
that can do almost realtime 'mirroring' or 'synchronization' so
that in the event the local Prod site is suddenly down, the remote
end would have a good copy of the share.

We're running Win 2008 Enterprise R2
Microsoft Legacy OSMicrosoft SharePointStorage Software

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arnold

8/22/2022 - Mon
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Thanks Arnold.

Looks like in DFS setup, the local end still need to map a drive
to the remote end's file share?  Am I right about this?

Btw, does DFS comes free of charge with Windows OS  (2008) ?
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Thanks Arnold.

Just one last clarification:
 in DFS setup, the local end still need to map a drive
to the remote end's file share?
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Yes, "local end" means "local clients".


Just found one article below,  is BestSync real or it's just a 'hype' as this is the first
time I've heard a tool that can do realtime synchronizing of MS SQL database:

   http://www.risefly.com/fseqna.htm
Questn:
Can BestSync synchronize the opened or locked files, such as data base file?
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Yes, BestSync supports "Volume Shadow Copy Service" of Windows XP/Windows 2003
/Windows 2008/Windows VISTA/Windows 7, even opened files or locked files such as
SQL data base file, OS registry file, Outlook PST files can be synchronized/backed up correctly. Other software may fail if the files are using. You need not worry this if
you are using BestSync.
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