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I have two web servers where I need to sync some folders. I'd like to use Windows Distributed File System Replication (DFSR), but the servers are in a workgroup environment, which is not supported by DFSR.

Can anyone recommend other tools which can be used to achieve the same?

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Are you runnning windows or linux? And what is DFSR? Presumably a Windows environment since you talk about workgroups, but are the servers running Windows too? –  Server Horror Jun 7 '11 at 19:00
    
Yes, the servers are all running Windows 2008 server. –  lasseeskildsen Jun 10 '11 at 10:58

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Create an account with the same username and password on both systems. Make a share on the one being replicated to. Run robocopy /Mir in a scheduled job under that user account. Bam, poor-man's replication.

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Master/slave. Make changes to the master only and never the slave. –  Matt Jul 10 '12 at 21:14
    
Very helpful! +1, Thank you. –  Chris Townsend Dec 21 '12 at 20:43

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