Thanks - it is running now but won't complete for several more hours because......
I am syncing about 1Tb of data between Macs, but I don't really want to sync, I want the local Mac to always override the remote Mac, but using specific rules:
1 if a file is on local but not remote, copy local to remote
2 if file is on local and remote and local is newer, copy local to remote; if local is older than remote, do nothing
3 if file is on remote but not local, do nothing
In other words, I do not want to synchronise in the true sense, I want whatever is on the remote to stay there and new stuff on the local gets added - nothing is ever deleted from remote by SyncMate.
I have setup the folder copy with an arrow going local to remote only, and use local as the "master" for dispute resolution.
What this seems to do is cause a complete file copy of 1Tb of data every time sync is run - it doesn't seem to be checking if a remote file exists.
I can tell as all the files were copied manually to remote and now as SyncMate is running, I can see that it has wiped out all the folders and file contents at remote and is recreating them.....not what I want, need nor expected!