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"Smart Sync is experiencing an issue. To open online only files and folders..."

"Smart Sync is experiencing an issue. To open online only files and folders..."

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"...,right-click and choose Smart Sync & then local."

The combined subject line, made this one hell of a problem today.

 

Hopefully this was not me being an idot...

 

Recently purchesed security product.

Firewall prevented "only online" files from opening. 

I keep everthing cloud side, no local.

Reset the fire, and boom shakalaka, success. 

Took me hours, hopefully it takes you about as long as reading this.

 

Peace & blessings 

 

 

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Re: "Smart Sync is experiencing an issue. To open online only files and folders..."

Dropboxer

Hi @b-i-l-l-y, thanks for messaging today!

 

This could be helpful for other users on the Community. If the firewall is sensitive, then it could prevent the Dropbox desktop application from operating as it should by downloading the online-only files when needed. 

 

If you need any further assistance in the future, feel free to let me know.


Jay
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


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