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Drop Box Folder Auto Populating from a Local Server

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Hello! 

I was wondering if it was possible to have a Drop Box folder auto populate with files from a specific folder on a local server for work purposes. We are working with a freelancer off site and want to be able to save a file on our server and have it populate in the Drop Box for her to access. Is this possible at all? If so, can we do it with a basic account? Or would I have to upgrade? Thanks! 

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Re: Drop Box Folder Auto Populating from a Local Server

Dropboxer
 
It sounds like you’re trying to create a symlink, which is something we don’t recommend as symlinks can affect the performance of the desktop app. You can find more info about symlinks in this article (step 7)
 
 
If the folder is too large and exceeds the storage available in your account, you can leave any shared folders that puts you over quota, remove additional unwanted files or folders, and/or increase it by earning storage
 
I’d also suggest having a look at shared links and file requests, as you may find them useful in the future for sharing and collaborating with others. 
 
I hope this helped to some extent! grinning face with smiling eyes



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