Offline Files

ivlattivlatt Member Posts: 65 ■■□□□□□□□□
Having a hard time understanding offline files icon_redface.gif
From what I understand offline files is a feature which allows a user to create a synchronisation with a file\folder as you log on\off (depending on your offline file settings). Correct?
I have this lab setup and please allow me to use this as an example.
We have, a server, a client and a file.
The server is sharing the file
The client then makes changes to the file
But the server shuts down
What then happens to the file? The file is saved to hard drive on the client and then updated\synch'd when the server is restarted? I've tried messing with it but I just can't grasp it icon_evil.gif .
Also is there a way to stop clients\people from making shares on your server, available offline? Does the server need the file to be enabled for offline access?
If someone can please clear this up.
Thanks in advance


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    dynamikdynamik Banned Posts: 12,312 ■■■■■■■■■□
    The offline files are stored in %windir%\csc and you can adjust the caching settings on the "sharing" tab of the shared folder. When the client reconnects, the files are compared and synchronized. I believe the user will be asked how to proceed if the offline file and the file on the share have both changed.
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    webspongewebsponge Member Posts: 119
    well the file is open in your cache, if the server shuts down, you still have the file locally.. then next time the server is back up, it will sync with your copy. It will ask which version is the one to keep and sync :D
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