How Does it Work?
Resilio Connect runs as a file replication service on your Windows Servers and replaces DFS replication (DFSR) while maintaining compatibility with the DFS Namespace. The solution is managed using a web-based interface and can also be controlled using a REST API or PowerShell.
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Resilio Connect delivers predictable, near real-time replication of distributed file servers. Independent of the size of the file system it quickly detects file changes and starts replicating within seconds.
The centralized Management Console shows you details of the replication process across all servers. You can view DFSR replication status, audit logs from each server, and real-time completion ETA.
A granular notification system allows you to receive alerts through email and webhooks on any replication issues.
File Replication Flexibility
Resilio Connect gives you the flexibility to implement the workflow you need. It supports:
Two-way and one-way syncs
Pre-seeding of data
Ability to add and remove servers and replication jobs on the fly
Resilio Connect supports synchronization with all the major object storage providers. It allows you to go beyond on-prem file servers and sync/backup some or all of your data to the cloud. We support AWS S3, Azure Blob, Google Cloud Storage, IBM, Wasabi, Oracle, and any other S3-compatible object storage.
Efficient Error Recovery
Resilio Connect was built to be resilient and reliable. It uses simple data structures that are corruption-proof to keep an index of the file system. You’ll never have to rebuild a DFSR index or lookup a DFSR error ever again.
“Now we can retrieve information that is more complete, fulsome, and more robust because we have the ability to transmit large files faster across the internet”
— Jerry Evans, President & CEO of Nia Technologies
Resilio Connect leverages custom UDP based WAN optimized protocol to deliver high-performance transfer between sites. That is combined with block-level peer-to-peer protocol to simultaneously transfer files to several servers. Resilio Connect, depending on the infrastructure, delivers 2-10x times faster replication speed than DFSR.
Windows Server 2019
Processor - Intel Core i7 @ 3.20GHz
Memory - RAM 16.0GB
Storage - Samsung SSD 850 EVO 250GB
LAN - 1 Gbps ethernet
WAN - 1Gbps with RTT 150 ms, 0.1% packet loss
“With DFSR, I can’t count all of the times I had to check the backlog and troubleshoot it. But with Resilio it’s all right there. It just works. We went from spending 1 to 2 days per week managing DFSR to about 2 hours using Resilio.”— Mathias Reitinger, Deutsche Aircraft’s IT managerRead Customer Story
“Resilio really put us in a good spot. I can trust the file is getting replicated. Even folders with multiple targets get replicated. Compared to the previous solution, replication takes minutes vs hours or days with DFSR.” — Head of IT, large US-based insurance company (name withheld for privacy)Read Customer Story
“We here at Turner Sports like to try new things. If there's something new, I'm always willing to jump into the pool and try it out. Some people are stuck in their old ways and workflows. Well, there might be a better way. For us, that's Resilio.” — Brady Small, Sr. Production Engineer Sports Central Systems.Read Customer Story
“Resilio Connect has been a game changer. It’s proven to be reliable in file transfer, It’s proven to be reliable in database replication. Overall, Resilio Connect jobs are very easy to set up and they just work!”— IT Developer at Lindblad ExpeditionsRead Customer Story
“Our engineers deployed a successful test version in an hour - without reading a ton of manuals - that delivered the best result of all the solutions we tried” — Roman Sakno, Enterprise Architect at Wargaming.Read Customer Story
“Resilio would keep Ross Maritime fully compliant and would be very easy to use for those onboard the vessels.”— Brent Nevison, IT consultant at Ross Maritime.Read Customer Story
“Our entire situation is tremendously better, great cost savings and our data is now delivered on time.” — Jason McCune , Director of Information Technology.Read Customer Story
“There’s no more troubleshooting errors,” he says. “Through the Resilio Connect Management Console, the IT team has complete visibility into monitoring job status and progress.” — Head of IT, large US-based data-protection company (name withheld for privacy)Read Customer Story
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Features & Benefits
File Replication Capabilities
WinServer 2008: 64 GB