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Ever used WS2012 r2 feature Work folders? here’s how to setup in 2 easy steps

Work folders is a feature new to windows server variants 2012 r2 or later. Allows users to have their work data synchronized across all of their machines whether its tablets,laptops,desktops etc. Very much akin to Skydrive Pro but what is useful about work folders is that it can help integrate your existing file servers into the mix

To setup from Powershell

Step 1

Install-WindowsFeature FS-SyncShareService

Step 2

PS C:6\>New-SyncShare ITSyncShare –path E:\ITSyncShare –User “ACME\IT Admins” -RequireEncryption $true -RequirePasswordAutoLock $true

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