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Re: Replacing Samba shares with syncing mechanism


The part of this that we do not do is "Clients see drives as network
drives". If a client connects to a repo, they will download all the files
and upload files as necessary. Hence every client has a complete local copy
of the files.

I hope this answers your question.

Kind regards,


On Sat, Jul 25, 2015 at 6:30 PM, Omar Eljumaily <omar@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hello, sorry, I've tried to figure this out from the docs, but I'm still
> not sure.  If I'm asking in the wrong place, I'm also sorry for that.
> What I want to do is replace Samba shares on a local network with storage
> on a remote server that is synchronized back and forth between caches on
> client machines.  Will Syncany do this?
> Something like:
> 1. Remote server, preferably a commercial cloud service like Google Apps
> or AWS.
> 2. Clients see drives as network drives.
> 3. Directories are always retrieved from and updated to remote server.
> 4. Files are downloaded and uploaded (synced) from a local cache as needed.
> 5. Process is transparent to clients.  Client users just see the network
> drive and don't have to make decisions about downloading and uploading.
> Thanks.
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