We currently have a desktop application that I will be rewriting shortly. One of its functions is to make a backup of a large file. At the moment it simply does something like;
But I reckon there must be a better way of doing this. I was thinking that there could be a service of some sort running on the server, that receives a notification to run a copy operation.
I started looking at WCF but have no experience, and I couldn't find much help in providing progress. There are plenty of examples of progress when uploading from client to server. But I couldn't find anything about providing progress to the client when the operation is completely on the server-side.