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Is there a way to script Smart Sync?

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Hello, my users have requested the ability to have files automatically switch to cloud-only smart sync if they haven't opened them in X weeks. I've not been able to find guindance so far for terminal scripting such changes. I can see the properties with the command "ls -la@" , but am unsure how to manipulate them without interacting in the GUI.  

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Re: Scripting Smart Sync

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There is no command line interface for Smart Sync, and the Dropbox API has no support for managing Smart Sync settings. The only way to manage Smart SYnc is through the Dropbox GUI.

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Re: Scripting Smart Sync

New member | Level 2

Hi ... checking to see if there is any new developments here?

I have a similar requirement. A customer has ~20TB of images available to be purchased for printing ... but only wants those with open orders synced; which would be ~100GB.

A FUGLY approach is to use AutoHotKeys (https://www.autohotkey.com/) to interact with the Dropbox GUI.

Any advice appreciated,

Charlie

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Re: Scripting Smart Sync

Super User II

Nothing has changed. There's no way to manage Smart Sync programatically.

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