Its possible for a backup repo to sync with cloud (See
Needs to be a way to stop this. Add a new setting that must be added to alfresco-global.properties (so no JMX) to enable hybrid sync.
MER The property is server.serverMode=PRODUCTION
Position the default for this setting next to the database settings so its prominent. By default repoMode will be something other than PRODUCTION.
[Edit AH : For documentary purposes - the property is actually system.serverMode ]