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MS Sync Framework - remote folder share RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi, 

    The application I'm working on, uses a third party tool to synchronize files from a remote share folder. I want to remove both the share and the third party tool. I explored FileSyncProvider and all the examples needed the remote folder to be shared and have necessary access privileges. Is it possible to use Sync Framework and synchronize file between a local folder and remote folder, without sharing the remote folder?

    Thanks in advance.

    -Shyamala

    Wednesday, November 14, 2012 7:34 AM

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  • the out-of-the-box filesyncprovider can't.
    Wednesday, November 14, 2012 8:14 AM
  • Do we need to write a custom provider? is there any sample available?
    Wednesday, November 14, 2012 9:55 AM
  • if you're trying to do the the sync over http or something, many have tried but i have yet to see a working one...

    anyway you can have a look at this sample to get an idea how to write your own provider: Synchronizing Files to Windows Azure Storage

    Thursday, November 15, 2012 2:35 AM