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File synchronisation with many satellite sites

4 posts in Trial information Last posting was on 2009-10-07 03:56:08.0Z
Simeon Finch Posted on 2009-09-24 01:24:00.0Z
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Hi,

I'm new to the product and doing an eval. We have some
fairly specific requirements and I'm hoping to get some
guidance if it's achievable and how.

We have 30 sites geographically spread. At each site is a
local server with ample storage. Devices connect via Wifi at
each site, and 3G or satellite otherwise.

Ideally we need to perform some management over 3G (eg
remote control, high priority package deployment), and lower
priority deployment over Wifi where there is no bandwidth
cost. Low priority data updates come in around 1GB per
month, unfortunately a completely new binary set so there's
little or no benefit from a differential transform on the
previous data set.

Does Afaria provide any site awareness and distribution
server location smarts that will help with this? Eg a client
connects via Wifi while at a remote depot, the afaria client
detects this, determines the local server at the depot and
uses it to synch low priority updates. Out in the field, the
client detects only NextG is available, checks in with a
central management server and synchs only high priority
updates.

Thanks in advance!
Simeon


John Nichols Posted on 2009-09-29 19:32:20.0Z
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Simeon,

Great example of a true business case. There are several potential
solutions available within Afaria.
1) Afaria can test the bandwidth of the connection to determine which
type of tasks you wish to run across a specific connection. You will
find this in Session Manager as the "Check Speed" event. Once you know
what the speed of a connection is then you can use if/then/else logic to
determine if the bandwidth is large or limited and decide what tasks to
perform. This saves you from having to know network connection names
(which may vary from site to site/carrier to carrier to carrier, etc).
2) On Windows Mobile on many devices the connection type is held as a
registry value and can be read by Afaria using a Session Manager "Get
Registry Value" event.
3) You could also use Session Manager events such as variables to
determine which local server is available (based on WIFI) and populate
the variable of the server address in the path to the local file store.

Simeon Finch wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm new to the product and doing an eval. We have some
> fairly specific requirements and I'm hoping to get some
> guidance if it's achievable and how.
>
> We have 30 sites geographically spread. At each site is a
> local server with ample storage. Devices connect via Wifi at
> each site, and 3G or satellite otherwise.
>
> Ideally we need to perform some management over 3G (eg
> remote control, high priority package deployment), and lower
> priority deployment over Wifi where there is no bandwidth
> cost. Low priority data updates come in around 1GB per
> month, unfortunately a completely new binary set so there's
> little or no benefit from a differential transform on the
> previous data set.
>
> Does Afaria provide any site awareness and distribution
> server location smarts that will help with this? Eg a client
> connects via Wifi while at a remote depot, the afaria client
> detects this, determines the local server at the depot and
> uses it to synch low priority updates. Out in the field, the
> client detects only NextG is available, checks in with a
> central management server and synchs only high priority
> updates.
>
> Thanks in advance!
> Simeon
>


Simeon Finch Posted on 2009-10-07 03:52:03.0Z
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