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Visual SourceSafe 2005 Software Configuration Management in Practice by Aleksandar Seovic

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Chapter 6. Working from Remote Locations

While most of the time the development process is conducted from the local development site, sometimes situations where we need to work from remote locations arise.

To be able to work online from other locations, we need a way to access the SourceSafe server through the intranet or the Internet, in order to perform our source control tasks.

If we don't have an internet connection at the remote location, or if the local SourceSafe server is temporarily down, we can work offline, provided we already have the solution files on our remote machine. When a connection to the database becomes available again, we reconnect to the SourceSafe database and synchronize the changes. Depending on the database configuration ...

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