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Two users access the same EA file simultaneously
« on: January 10, 2024, 04:02:55 am »
Hello EA experts,

I found the same question discussed 12 years ago on the forum, but I am asking it again, assuming that things have changed.

Scenario: An EA file is saved on OneDrive. Two users need to access and collaborate on the same file simultaneously.

Question: What is the most practical way to do that?
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Re: Two users access the same EA file simultaneously
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2024, 08:48:02 am »
An EA file is saved on OneDrive
Then two users can't be concurrently accessing it. They each have a unique copy of the file on OneDrive that is synchronized to the server automagically. As long as they aren't actually concurrent and the synchronizations happen to be at the right times you could be okay. But that's not enough for it to be a recommended approach. The recommended approach is to host a server that both can access.

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Re: Two users access the same EA file simultaneously
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2024, 09:06:33 am »
Thank you, Eve. Can you please point me to the documentation that explains the process for setting up a server to host EA repositories for concurrent access?
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Re: Two users access the same EA file simultaneously
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2024, 04:21:47 pm »
Thank you, Eve for the information.
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