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stpfarms Absent Member.
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iFolder OSS Project Dead? Is there something similar?

Is iFolder OSS dead? iFolder.com hasnt been updated since 2007. I want iFolder functionality but need it to run on Windows Server 2003 or 2008. It is just for personal use so I do not want to have to run Linux or OES2 just for iFolder. I am not a programmer so I can't get the source code packaged to run on Windows.

Is there something similar out there? I do not like Microsoft Groove.
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Anonymous_User Absent Member.
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Re: iFolder OSS Project Dead? Is there something similar?

stpfarms wrote:
> Is iFolder OSS dead? iFolder.com hasnt been updated since 2007. I want
> iFolder functionality but need it to run on Windows Server 2003 or 2008.
> It is just for personal use so I do not want to have to run Linux or
> OES2 just for iFolder. I am not a programmer so I can't get the source
> code packaged to run on Windows.
>
> Is there something similar out there? I do not like Microsoft Groove.


Last I looked, ifolder/windows was a dotnet package - I don't see why
it wouldn't run on 2003/2008....
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stpfarms Absent Member.
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Re: iFolder OSS Project Dead? Is there something similar?

According to the HOWTO on iFolder.com... I need .Net 2.0.

WARNING - At this point in time, having the .Net 2.0 framework installed won't cause the build process to fail, but the iFolder Enterprise Server will fail to run properly. Until the iFolder engineers fix this issue (https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=179542), you should consider uninstalling the .Net 2.0 framework.
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stpfarms Absent Member.
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Re: iFolder OSS Project Dead? Is there something similar?

Well I tried for 2-3 days to compile the iFolder OSS source into Windows binaries and couldn't so I scrapped iFolder OSS.

I tested Unison and Powerfolder as replacements and Unison wasn't automated and was really premature. Powerfolder works but not as well as iFolder did. Powerfolder is Java based, slow and I have had issues where it was in a loop deleting my files and it kept maxing out my Recycle bin. It seems to do the trick for the most part though so I will more than likely use that for now.

I hope the iFolder OSS project comes alive again.

David Howe;1727830 wrote:
stpfarms wrote:
> Is iFolder OSS dead? iFolder.com hasnt been updated since 2007. I want
> iFolder functionality but need it to run on Windows Server 2003 or 2008.
> It is just for personal use so I do not want to have to run Linux or
> OES2 just for iFolder. I am not a programmer so I can't get the source
> code packaged to run on Windows.
>
> Is there something similar out there? I do not like Microsoft Groove.


Last I looked, ifolder/windows was a dotnet package - I don't see why
it wouldn't run on 2003/2008....
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dominicus Absent Member.
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Re: iFolder OSS Project Dead? Is there something similar?

You could try dropbox - it's a hosted solution but works OK
Free to try and use up till 2GB next level is 50GB for a 99$ yearly fee.

I have tried it and works OK, but will continue to use iFolder as it's
on our server and our files are huge (architectural 3D CAD files)

DB

DominicusB, architect/magician, Southern Finland Former Netware now SLES 11sp1/GW2012 + OES2sp1 just for ifolder + SLES11/mobile datasync. All virtualized on our macmini with VMware Fusion 4 - works great!
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