Sync Vault files between two computers
Do you use Regex Password Vault on more than one computer, such as a work computer and a home computer? You have probably noticed that when you make changes to the Vault file on one of your computers, those changes are not automatically reflected on your other computers. Thus, if you make a lot of changes, over time your Vault files can become quite out of sync with each other.
Password Vault has a feature to sync your Vault files together, so that they will be identical to each other again. See below for details.
To sync Vault files together between two computers
The Sync feature in Password Vault works on two files on once. The files must both be accessible from the same computer (either on the hard drive, or on a network drive, USB drive, etc.). Therefore, syncing Vault files between two computers that are not connected to each other requires a multi-step process. You will need to create a temporary third Vault file called a transfer file, whose purpose will be to move data between your two computers. Then, you will need to sync each of your Vault files with the transfer file in turn. See the table below for detailed instructions.
Note For the sake of this example:
•The two computers will be labeled your work computer and your home computer.
•The Vault files will be named Work Passwords.pvf and Home Passwords.pvf.
•The transfer file will be named Transfer.pvf.
Frequently asked questions: Syncing Vault files
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