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  1. > I have not tested this, but BTSync is supposed to handle removable drives now. In earlier versions > it would indeed interpret an unavailable folder as "all files have been deleted" and merrily sync that > deletion to the other nodes. Whoa! sounds horrid in that means if there was a drive going off line or having an IO error due to any number of potential failures it might have deleted everything everywhere. Very dangerous! I would think it should have a UUID for the share in the .xxxx file on the shared folder an no action would be taken unless it was able to access the folder
  2. I have a partner who wants to keep backups of a folder on his NAS server. But It can't have BtSync installed on it as it operates wholly from unmodifiable firmware. That said if he installs BtSync on a machine on his network it would work but in this case the "drive" will go off line and be un-mounted whenever he takes his machine off his LAN or the LAN goes down. Will this work? One wants BtSync to simply suspend whenever the network drive is unmounted, and then resume whenever it is re-mounted and resume syncing from the other machines when it is re-mounted all in the background withou
  3. Yes - In general, all features so a peer-to-peer system can replace "TimeMachine", "iCloud" and "DropBox" on my families pile of devices. ( I am effectively their "tribal" administrator ) One of these is time based scheduling to avoid backup latency and resource consumption conflicts. Potentially scheduling of "bandwidth restrictions" for different times of the day.