sync more than one data file

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Blair

20 Jan, 2022 06:34 PM

I keep 2 datafilee and would like to be able to sync them both. Using a local network folder. Should this work?

  1. 1 Posted by derekkent23 on 20 Jan, 2022 06:56 PM

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    I am not support staff, just a user.
    Hi Blair

    I sync 4 data sets between 3 computers, 2 windows 1 Linux and 2 Android phones using Moneydance’s internal sync engine. Add a transaction on one device and it appears on the other devices within 60 seconds. Trying to share data sets using any other method can result in data corruption.

    To set up syncing using Moneydance’s sync engine see support articles at https://infinitekind.tenderapp.com/kb/syncing-and-sharing-data

    Hope this helps

  2. 2 Posted by Blair on 20 Jan, 2022 07:11 PM

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    Many thanks... I was able to get it to go. I'm using NextCloud

    Good day!
    Blair

    On Thu, 2022-01-20 at 18:56 +0000, derekkent23 wrote:

  3. 3 Posted by derekkent23 on 20 Jan, 2022 08:52 PM

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    I am not support staff, just a user.
    Hi Blair

    I am not familiar with NextCloud. I have only tested using Moneydance’s internal sync engine via Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive. Box.com and pCloud. Provided you are using NextCloud via Moneydance’s internal Sync engine it should be OK. Whatever you do don’t share Moneydance’s data set directly via NextCloud. The way Moneydance save/reads data means that doing so will eventually result in data corruption.

    Hope this helps.

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