Workplace Server: Folder Sync tab

SECURITY  Administrator or Super Administrator privileges in Workplace

NAVIGATION  Windows taskbar >  > Preferences > Preferences button > Folder Sync

IMPORTANT  Projects must be shared with a specific Workplace server before they can be synced to that server. Refer to Manage project, folder, and file team shares.

Local folder syncing allows any folder accessible to your Workplace server to be synced with the Workplace service, enabling you to sync projects to the locations most convenient for you. With local folder syncing, you don't have to rearrange or move your data in order to sync it to the Workplace service.

These folders can be located anywhere on your local drive, an external drive, or a network drive. These synced local folders provide the majority of the same features and functionality as a project. In fact, a local folder that is synced becomes a project within the Workplace Online via the Workplace Server device.

The Folder Sync tab allows you to sync a project to a local location, to create a new project syncing with an existing local folder, and to merge a local folder with a project.

The merge option is particularly useful if the local folder becomes disconnected from the project. Merging the two will allow them to be quickly reconnected. For instance, if you need to replace a machine that is hosting a Workplace Server instance syncing to a network volume, this merge option can be used to get Workplace Server on the replacement machine back into full operation very quickly.

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