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From a sample size of 1, my answer is DON'T. With offline files enabled, and the relevant folder in "Work Offline" mode, a simple arcpy.ListFeatureClasses() balloons from the already-far-too-long 2min25s to 35min(!) For reference, same call to gdb on local SSD volume is 27.5s. I haven't ruled out other problems, the two tests were conducted a week apart ...
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