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How do I share a large folder, and move the folder locally via a USB drive to the shared machine?

How do I share a large folder, and move the folder locally via a USB drive to the shared machine?

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In preface, drobox buisness user:

I have a ~30GB folder that I would like to share within my organization. I would like to avoid having to use the internet bandwidth to download the large folders contents. How can I move this folder locally using a USB to avoid the download? Or, if another course of action would be more appropriate, please advise.

Thank you and Cheers.
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Re: How do I share a large folder, and move the folder locally via a USB drive to the shared machine

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Hi there, @reido113!
 
Hmm, initially, I’d kindly recommend checking out LAN sync - it just might do the trick for you. There’s also this blog post with a bit more info on this if you want to check it out more in-depth.
 
If I’ve misunderstood your concern, or if you need further assistance, let me know! 

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Re: How do I share a large folder, and move the folder locally via a USB drive to the shared machine

Dropboxer
Hi there, @reido113!
 
Hmm, initially, I’d kindly recommend checking out LAN sync - it just might do the trick for you. There’s also this blog post with a bit more info on this if you want to check it out more in-depth.
 
If I’ve misunderstood your concern, or if you need further assistance, let me know! 

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Re: How do I share a large folder, and move the folder locally via a USB drive to the shared machine

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Thank You Lusil. My apologies for the delayed response. When I could not find an answer I went ahead and moved my large folder. Turned into a nightmare that sent us into a tailspin, and thus, this thread fell to the wayside. 

Your answer did give me some direction re: LAN Sync, therefore I will mark it as an acceptable answer.

Cheers

Re: How do I share a large folder, and move the folder locally via a USB drive to the shared machine

Dropboxer

Glad to have helped, @reido113! If there’s anything else you’d like assistance with, don’t hesitate to give us a shout. In the mean time, have a wonderful day ahead!


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