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Detecting vault activity on one machine from another

Question asked by Jim Sculley on Jun 10, 2010
Latest reply on Jun 10, 2010 by Jeff Sweeney

We have some software that isn't EPDM aware.  If the user doesn't have a local copy of a file, the software will fail.  These files are created by multiple users.  I'm trying to determine the best way to keep a user's local cache synchronized with the vault.  The only thing I can think of is an add-in that periodically does a batch get for the directories where these files live.  I would much prefer an event driven solution to this kludgy polling scenario, but there aren't (to my knowledge) any 'global' event hooks for the vault.  Add-ins are only triggered by activities on the local machine.


Am I missing anything or is polling the only option?


Jim S.