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About Workplace Server

Workplace ServerWorkplace Server is a component of the Autotask Workplace service. It makes all your files accessible through Workplace while retaining local, centralized data storage so that your data is also available via your local area network (LAN). The Workplace service keeps all data on your LAN accessible internally and in sync with Workplace. is a component of the Autotask Workplace"Workplace" describes the Autotask Workplace service in its entirety. service. It makes all your files accessible through Workplace while retaining local, centralized data storage so that your data is also available via your local area network (LAN). The Workplace service keeps all data on your LAN accessible internally and in sync with Workplace.

LAN users with Workplace DesktopAlso known as the Workplace Desktop app, and in the context of this documentation, simply "the app," Workplace Desktop is the software installed on a computer that is responsible for synchronizing data between the local drive and the cloud. installed will automatically benefit from Workplace Server's LAN sync and document locking features, resulting in a seamless experience, whether they're in the office or working remotely.

Autotask Workplace Server offers the following benefits:

  • Secure, real-time access to specified folders for users outside the LAN without the need for VPN.
  • Secure and simple data replication of your data to dispersed servers without the need for VPN.
  • Maximized sync speed between devices with minimized Internet bandwidth usage with LAN sync.
  • Seamless file locking of supported files. When a file is locked via Workplace, the file is also locked on the server, and vice-versa.
  • Designed and built to work in server environments
  • Centralized management of all Workplace Servers
  • Automated alerts for Workplace Server status and sync errors

Projects must be shared with a specific Workplace server before they can be synced to that server. Refer to Manage Project, Folder, and File Shares.

For requirements, please refer to Workplace Server Requirements.

Feature Details

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To learn more about deploying Workplace Server, refer to Deploying Workplace: Hybrid Model.

To learn more about managing the Workplace Server agent, refer to Workplace Server: Settings.

 

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