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I downloaded and tries this but quickly realized it didn’t meet my needs. I really need to back up folders.

Ocassionally I might need to go the other way but this version only synchs. Although it has a screen showing different modes, they were not available is this version. I think they might be available in the Pro version. I received an offer of a free trail of the pro version but I had alread purchased a different application and had deleted Sych Folders. I’ve been using AllWay Sync for PC for quite some time and now find myself using my MacBook.

  1. I was searching for a suitable file/folder sync for Mac, when I stumbled across Sync Folders.
  2. Not expecting much, I gave it a try.
  3. At first, it didn’t seem to do anything with two picture folders that I had, so I tried something a little different.


Distributed File System namespace support

I set up a dummy folder and performed a sync between the pictures and the dummy. It worked perfectly! The fact that it took about 2 minutes to make the folders the same was a bonus. I have a 5 TB external drive with many (MANY) duplicate folders that is just waiting for me to sync them and regain space.

My new GoTo folder sync tool! Terrific program. I recently started using the mac for my full-time computer. I was searching for a way to keep my files backed up to multiple Storage devices.

I've lost files before do to a hard drive crash and just don't want to have it happen again.

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This is taking all the worry out of backing up. My files are synced automatically and if something goes wrong I know everything Will be right there. Again I can't say how great this program is. The developer, VADIM ZYBIN, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below.

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FreeFileSync does have 2-way-sync. I've been using it just for that since several years ago.

Stopped using it since I change to a Mac, but from what Ive seen and what you say (even what you wrongly said about FreeFileSync), it looks like the best or one of the best options to sync a PC and a Mac bidirectionally (I might try GoodSync and AllWaySinc too - I tried them several years ago but they might have improved now).

Yes, it wasn't a tool for mobile phones (as least when I used it), but during all the years I used FreeFileSync, I barely used a 5-10% of their capabilities and I had a complex sync and backup file system.

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It can do very complex things, more than others I had tried before, so I'm surprised that you say that people shouldn't expect doing complex stuff with it.. Am I missing something? You can use the Active Directory connector (in the Services pane of Directory Utility) to configure your Mac to access basic user account information in an Active Directory domain of a Windows 2000 or later server.

The Active Directory connector generates all attributes required for macOS authentication from Active Directory user accounts.

It also supports Active Directory authentication policies, including password changes, expirations, forced changes and security options.

Because the connector supports these features, you don’t need to make schema changes to the Active Directory domain to get basic user account information.

Note: Computers with macOS 10.12 or later can’t join an Active Directory domain without a domain functional level of at least Windows Server 2008, unless you explicitly enable “weak crypto”.

Even if the domain functional levels of all domains are 2008 or later, the administrator may need to explicitly specify each domain trust to use Kerberos AES encryption. When macOS is fully integrated with Active Directory, users:.

Are subject to the organisation’s domain password policies. Use the same credentials to authenticate and gain authorisation to secured resources. Are issued user and machine certificate identities from an Active Directory Certificate Services server.

Can automatically traverse a Distributed File System (DFS) namespace and mount the appropriate underlying Server Message Block (SMB) server.

Tip: Mac clients assume full read access to attributes that are added to the directory.

Therefore, it might be necessary to change the ACL of those attributes to permit computer groups to read these added attributes. In addition to supporting authentication policies, the Active Directory connector also supports the following:.

Packet encryption and packet-signing options for all Windows Active Directory domains: This functionality is on by default as “allow”. You can change the default setting to disabled or required by using the dsconfigad command. The packet encryption and packet signing options ensure all data to and from the Active Directory domain for record lookups is protected.

Directory Utility User Guide

Dynamic generation of unique IDs: The controller generates a unique user ID and a primary group ID based on the user account’s globally unique ID (GUID) in the Active Directory domain.

The generated user ID and primary group ID are the same for each user account, even if the account is used to log in to different Mac computers. See Map the group ID, Primary GID and UID to an Active Directory attribute. Active Directory replication and failover: The Active Directory connector discovers multiple domain controllers and determines the closest one.