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How to synchronize file folders to documents in companyweb on sbs2008

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I have a client who wants to have certain folders synched to their documents in companyweb on sbs2008.  Can someone give me some idea how to do this?
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Sync toy from Microsoft - free and simple if somewhat unsophisticated. Also works with SBS:

http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/download/details.aspx?id=15155
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by:Skyler Kincaid
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SyncToy is the answer for sure. You can setup the files you want to sync, which direction you want the sync to go and also set a schedule. Super simple to setup and super simple to understand.
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how do i make the document library available to sync?  cutting and pasting the link does not work

http://companyweb/SafetyConnection/Forms
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by:Tony J
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You need to use the physical path.

Not sure how it's mapped in SBS but normally they're under c:\inetpub
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by:Rainer Jeschor
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Hi,
there is no path in inetpub as Sharepoint is storing the files inside the database, providing a Webdav interface to access files from Windows explorer. I am not sure if the sync tool can work with webdav/network locations.
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Ok - I have loaded WEBDEV, Desktop experience, and spy toy.  I cannot map a drive to http://companyweb/SafetyConnection document library.  I am not sure what to try next.  The goal is to sync SharePoint  document libraries to folders on the server.  I am doing this on an sbs 2008 server
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