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In the second stage of configuration, the type of remote sync is chosen. The types available are:

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Synchronization TypeDescription
Windows Network Share

Synchronization to any remote server which can communicate as a SMB/CIFS share of the form \\servername\share

Local PathSynchronization with any file path local to the Site Manager server. This might be a folder, a local USB disk or any other path which can be read and written to as a folder
SFTPFile TransferSynchronization to a server running SFTP (such as a Linux server running OpenSSH), FTP or FTPS

The next step will change depending on which synchronization type is chosen.


The second stage of configuration includes all the options specific to configuration type. This includes the path to the remote server or folder and any authentication details. The different remote synchronization types take the following details:

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Synchronization TypeAvailable Options
Windows Network ShareNetwork share path in UNC format (\\server\share\folder, backslash separated), username, password and domain. If a domain is entered as part of the username (in DOMAIN\User or [email protected] form), the domain field is disabled.
Local PathLocal path in Windows path format (Backslash separated) with optional username, password and domain. If these are omitted, the path is accessed using the SYSTEM account of the Site Manager server.
SFTPPath the the SFTP File Transfer

Type of protocol (FTP, FTPS or SFTP in the URI dropdown), Path to the server in URI format (s, omitting the leading sftp:// and using forward slash separators), username and password for the remote server.

A custom port may also be supplied. 

titleSFTP Paths

When configuring an SFTP server, include the full path to the folder to sync to in the server path, NOT the path relative to the user's home folder. For example, when connecting to a server as user, to sync to the user's home folder the full path must be specified e.g. not

This may not apply to all SFTP servers or to FTP servers.

Stage 4 - Configuration

The final stage configures options which apply to all synchronization types. The options are as follows: