[Samba] Real-time file synchronisation

Umberto Zanatta uzanatta at provincia.treviso.it
Thu Sep 30 19:01:12 GMT 2004

I've read all answers, but you should do it by distribuited file

You should try AFS; it's easy to install and works well.


Il giorno ven, 01-10-2004 alle 00:50 +1000, Chris Ricks ha scritto:

> Hi all!
> I'm looking for a method of doing the following, given that I'm taking care
> of a network with a Samba 3.0.6 box (running Mandrake 10.0) acting as a PDC
> for about 15 W2K boxes:
> . There is a share full of program files and data files on the Samba box
> . These files are currently synchronized at logon - all movement is from the
> server to the clients via a logon script using XCOPY /D
> I want to engineer a solution that would allow updates of the share to have
> changes propagated out to clients as the share is updated without the users
> being made aware. Essentially, the software vendor is demanding that
> everyone run their software from the network share as to ensure consistency,
> but I hardly think a 300 MB application with 15 MB (!!) executables (about 8
> of them) is really suitable for being "deployed" in that fashion.
> All comments appreciated!
> Best regards,
> Chris

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