In order to synchronise folders from a Mac to another system or device (for backups to a USB drive or NAS for example) –
Here’s a great free site for transferring large files to avoid email limits http://www.transferbigfiles.com/
The Finder hides the standard Unix files and folders from you. You can “Go To Folder…” and type in the name of the folder such as /var/log, but that’s fiddly and you still don’t see the “dot” files. There’s a terminal command that will make all files and folders display in your Finder. To do.
To permanently increase the default cache storage on offline files go to Start then click on RUN and type gpedit.msc the group policy window will come up. Drill down to Computer configuration\Administrative templates\network\offline files Click on Enable and specify the percentage of the amount of the hard drive space you want use for offline files.