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upload 1 specific file via ftp and download only this file half an hour later

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upload 1 specific file via ftp and download only this file half an hour later

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Is it possible to upload one specific file via ftp and after a certain period of time (in my case 30 minutes) download only this file from another folder on the destination server, which includes also other files (so I can't just download all the files in this folder)?

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Re: upload 1 specific file via ftp and download only this file half an hour later

Post by Swapna »

Hi,

Do you want upload a single file to FTP server and download the same file to a different folder on the Source after 30 minutes?

If so, you can create an FTP profile in SyncBack with Source pointing to a folder on local drive (where the file is stored) and Destination to FTP server. You can either select that specific file from Modify > Simple > “Choose sub-directories and files” settings page (and deselect the remaining files/folders) or add an inclusion filter (under Modify > Simple > Change Filter settings page) to include only that file to your profile’s backup selection (Please read the help file for more details and examples on inclusion/exclusion filters. With Change Filter settings page opened, press F1 to open the contextual help). Then run the profile to upload the file from your local drive to FTP server.

To restore the same file to a different folder on Source:

Run that backup profile in restore mode. The Restore Wizard window will appear, and ask you a series of questions, from which you can use the options ‘Restore To’ to restore to a different folder on your Source (and ‘Restore From’ to restore from a specific folder on your FTP server). Then click on ‘Restore Now’ button to restore that file from FTP server to Source.

Please read the help file > Using SyncBackPro > Basic Operation > Restoring a Backup for more details.

Thank you.
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