We have a small office that has six working computers. 3 of those computers are laptops and can leave with the crew to head out to jobsites.
We were looking at a small server to run storage and automatic backup/syncing of files but while shopping around I found a My Book Live and it looked promising.
So my questions are-
Can I setup the My Book Live (MBL) on the USB storage port on my router?
Once I map the drive to all the computers in the office can they simply drop files into shared folders? (Like a standard USB drive)
With the three laptops can I configure the MBL to autosync “X” folders so that if a laptop is pulled to the field the files are duplicated on the MBL?
If those files are duplicated like I intend is accessing them as easy as clicking the shortcut icon and navigating to the folder?
I read how the MBL can lock up if more then 4 units are autosyncing, does each unit added (1 thru 4) slow down the sync/backup? Or will up to 4 units sync without disturbing the client?
A server with the right sync program is probably the way to go but with such limited use the MBL might be good.
Thanks in advance for your time.