How OneDrive for Business sync works in the new OneDrive sync client

Looking for a mini-poster that explains how file sync works in the new OneDrive sync client (OneDrive.exe)? You’ve come to the right place.

Note: This poster describes how file sync works in the new OneDrive sync client (OneDrive.exe). It does not apply to the previous version of the OneDrive for Business sync client (Groove.exe).

How OneDrive for Business file sync works

Have you ever watched your OneDrive for Business sync client begin to synchronize documents to Office 365 and wondered what was happening to the files, or where the content would be stored? This mini-poster is a visual overview of the sync process, and can be used to supplement knowledge, help plan content migration, and inform people about OneDrive for Business storage. It provides you insight into what services and technologies are used in the sync process, how the sync client handles changes that happen to files in Office 365 or on the local client device, and how storage and security happens on the back end.

How OneDrive for Business sync works

See Also

Data Encryption in OneDrive for Business and SharePoint Online

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