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Real time sync

SyncBackFree is the freeware version of SyncBack. It is *not* an evaluation version of SyncBackPro/SE.
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gialandra
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Real time sync

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Is it possible start a sync as soon as a file will be modified in the origin folder?
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Re: Real time sync

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Hi,

Sorry, but real time synchronization is not supported in SyncBackFree.

However, SyncBackPro/SE can be configured to watch for changes, and when changes are detected the profile runs automatically (and copies new/changed files from Source to Destination). You can configure this under:

Modify > Expert > When > Changes > "Run this profile when any files or directories are changed on source/destination"

I would suggest you to read the help file for the important points to consider when using OnChanges setting. With When > Changes settings page opened, press F1 to open the contextual help.

If you wish you can evaluate SyncBackSE/Pro, which we offer a free 30-day evaluation. You can download and install latest version of SyncBackSE/Pro from here:

https://www.2brightsparks.com/downloads.html

If you do decide to purchase, the serial number will convert the 'trial' to the 'registered' version.

Thank you.
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Re: Real time sync

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OK

Thank you
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Re: Real time sync

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I set Syncback SE in that way but it trim when a file is open and try to copy the file + its temporary file.

Is it better avoid this? If yes, in what way?
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Re: Real time sync

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Hi,

SyncBackSE (by default) copies open/locked files from an internal drive using Windows Volume Shadow Copy service (VSS). However, if you don’t want open/locked files to be copied then you can try enabling the option “Do not use the Volume Shadow Copy service (VSS) to copy open files" under:

Modify > Expert > Copy/Delete > Advanced settings page.

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Re: Real time sync

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Profile seems not to work, so:

I have deleted previous profile

I set: New profile > backup >
- Orig: \\FS1.XXX.YYY.it\USR1$\5314410
- Dest: C:\Users\5314410\Dropbox\Lavoro\SyncBack_CartAz5314410
Expert > When Changes > Run the profile when any files or directory are changed on Source

Result: when a file changes in the source, the profile doesn't trim.

What is the reason?
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Re: Real time sync

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Hi,

SyncBackSE Help > When > Changes page states that:

Changes cannot be detected on FTP, email servers, or cloud servers. It will probably also fail to detect changes on NAS devices that are not running Windows (many NAS devices use a version of Linux) and on networked drives that are not running Windows

Therefore, if your network drive is not running Windows, then SyncBack will fail to detect changes on it. Please read the help file for more details, with Changes settings page opened, press F1 to open the contextual help.

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