Syncrify offers a robust and reliable file synchronization and backup solution. However, the effectiveness and reliability of this software can only be achieved when matched with best practices used for the environment it runs on. This article talks about things to avoid when using Syncrify.
Often administrators put a reverse proxy server in front of Syncrify, which adds several disadvantages:
503 Gateway Timeoutwhen this happens.
It is important to configure the anti-virus software on both Syncrify Client and Server exclude Packet Level Inspection on the TCP/IP port used for backup. Refer to Effects of Anti-virus Software In Syncrify for details.
Consider enabling SSL in Syncrify Server before connecting from a client.
Syncrify sends reports and alerts via emails. Some of these alerts are very important and needs to be addressed right away. For example if Syncrify detects low disk space, an alert will be sent to the administrator via email.
Therefore, it is very important the SMTP settings are correctly specified and someone looks at the messages generated from your Syncrify server.