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I'm looking for an open source solution to a piece of Windows software that will monitor a folder on a Linux server via Samba and copy them to the local machine. I need this to run on a virtual machine and I need the VM to do the copying so my web server isn't exposed to the outside world. I've looked into WinAutomation but it doesn't work over a Samba share.

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Sounds like a job for rsync. – RichardM Feb 17 '12 at 21:27

Create a scheduled task running a robocopy command.

ROBOCOPY Source_folder Destination_folder [files_to_copy] [options]

robocopy: Info from Technet, info from ss64.com, download for XP users

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