I know many folder synchronization tools for desktop users (ie. Windows Live Sync)

Should I use them to synchronize applications between servers or there is a more enterprisey solution?


How about using DFS? It'll replicate files between servers (seeing as that's what it was designed for).

  • +1 - DFS Replication (DFS-R) does a great job. – Evan Anderson Jan 27 '10 at 22:00

How are your servers connected? Have you tried Microsoft's own Synctoy? Not sure if it's "enterprisey" enough for you, though :) For small shops it's working just fine.

Robocopy is another option

  • This SyncToy has a problem, if it tries to copy a file that is used by a running process it fails, but if you try to copy the same file using the windows explorer it succeds – Jader Dias Jan 27 '10 at 17:01
  • +1 - love synctoy. Wasn't aware of its locked file problem though. – Mark Henderson Jan 27 '10 at 21:55

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