Shared Network Folder Replication

File Replication for shared network folders is important so you can keep folders and files in sync across Multiple Locations. Below are some file replication tools. See also: Storing Images in Database.

Microsoft Distributed File System (DFS)

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc753479(v=WS.10).aspx

This is a good folder replication technology if each replication server has a Windows Server operating system. It enables you to efficiently replicate folders (including those referred to by a DFS namespace path) across multiple servers and sites. You can use DFS Namespaces and DFS Replication to achieve the following goals:

Other useful resources:

FreeFileSynch

http://www.freefilesync.org/manual.php?topic=external-applications

Free Open Source software that helps you synchronize files and folders for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.

SyncToy 2.1

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=15155

Typically used for the OpenDentImages folder. Free application that synchronizes files and folders between locations.