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Multiple Backup Files

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wmuncaster
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Multiple Backup Files

Post by wmuncaster »

Hello all,

I am using SyncBackFree to run daily backups of a local database folder to a dedicated backup SD card. I am wondering if it is possible to configure SyncBack to keep a set number of backup files, renaming them appropriately to avoid conflicts.

Currently, SyncBack overwrites the backup file each time the profile runs. I would like to keep the last 3 days of backup files, deleting the oldest one each time the profile runs. Does anyone know how to do this?

Thanks for your help!

Will
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Re: Multiple Backup Files

Post by Swapna »

Hi,

You can achieve this by using Versioning feature available in SyncBackSE/Pro or by adding a variable to your profile’s destination path. You can refer to this forum post for more details:

viewtopic.php?t=12576&p=47962#p47962

Also, please note that many variables available in SE/Pro version are not supported in SyncBackFree. Please read SyncBack help file > Technical References > Variables for the list of variables supported in SyncBackPro/SE/Free.

If you wish you can evaluate SyncBackSE/Pro, which we offer a free 30-day evaluation. You can download and install latest version of SyncBackSE/Pro from here:

https://www.2brightsparks.com/downloads.html

If you do decide to purchase, the serial number will convert the 'trial' to the 'registered' version.

Thank you.
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