Topic "How to detect end of synchronization?"

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Hi all,

We have two servers with server 1 set up to execute "synchronize both" on a scheduled basis (command line, so no GUI). The files can be quite large, say 500 MB, so file transfer will take some time to complete. How can I make absolutely sure the synchronization has completed when I only have access to Server 2?

And how would I go about detecting the completion of the sync on server 1 (where the process actually runs)?

Thanks a lot for your help!


Maybe I should mention (I just found out myself) that the log file is located on server 2 and I see that the last line for each sync job is "Closing connection.". (Server 1 - on which the sync job is executed - can write to this file on server 2)

Would it be safe to say that this is a good indication of the completed job, or could it be that very large files are handled in a seperate thread and somehow complete at a later time than indicated by "Closing connection." in the log file?
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