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    Windows 2008R2 replication of file data

    I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 in the office that hosts my files. I also have a dedicated Windows 2008R2 server that I use for offsite backup.

    Currently I have a system that uses FTPSynchroniser to sync the two, and it works fine - on a schedule.

    Is there any programme that I can install on the office server (and / or the dedicated server) that will ensure that the files remain in sync? I would also like to set it up so that I can access the same files from any location off my laptop (without replicating all the files) and with any device - my workstation laptop, or my photo download and travel laptop. Obviously the need for secure files is important.

    Thanks for your tips!

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    To access the files from anywhere is easy if you install a VPN service on the server and then connect using your laptop. It'll be just like being in the office only slower.

    cheers, Paul

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    Hi Paul

    Thanks - is that a standard feature of Windows Server 2008R2? If not, where do I find something to install that will setup that service? Any recommendations?

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    VPN is standard in Windows server.
    How to for Server 2003, 2008 should be very similar.

    cheers, Paul

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    Thanks - will check it out!

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