Synchronise a SharePoint Folder with the File System

20 November 2013

Often it is necessary to keep a SharePoint Document Library synchronised with the local file system including sub-folders and Created Dates. This could not be easier using DS3!

Step 1. Connect the Source to a SharePoint Document Library

Connect

Step 2. Connect the Destination to the file system

Connect

Step 3. Map the fields and Compare A -> and Synchronise

Delete all other columns and create the following map:

Mapping

Click the Compare A -> B button, then the Synchronise Button and then the Start Button and you will now have a SharePoint Document Library including subfolders and files on the file system.

Sync

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