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Software to create or restore data backups.

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Software recommendation for creating a secure backup server resilient against crypto trojans - configure user to only have permission to add new files

I'm really afraid of crypto trojans stealing saved credentials for my NAS and encrypting all my backups. I know I could turn off the NAS while not backing up but I want some convenience. The backups ...
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Good backup/archive software that's also free software (the rights variety)

I am currently running Ubuntu 18.04 (with one Windows 10 machine for work) as an operating system. Ideally I'd like a solution which exists in the package manager (not the Snap Store, but I'll allow ...
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Open source backup software

Can anyone recommend a software for windows 10 with a graphical user itnerface to create backups of my laptop hard drive to an external hard drive. Ideally, the software would be free and open source. ...
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Cache the contents of external drive

I would like to treat an external drive (on Windows) similarly to cloud storage with offline access. Let me explain: Clients like Google Docs Offline, Google Drive Backup and Sync, Dropbox, Autosync ...
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Differential backup on the cloud for a list of files and folders on Linux?

Is there a tool that I can use on Linux to make a backup on the cloud for a list of files and folders so that only changes made to each individual file is uploaded to the cloud, without having to ...
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Backup software with support for WOL

I am searching a backup software that is free or low cost (no subscription) and is capable of sending a WOL signal to my NAS before starting a scheduled backup. I want to have this ability, because I ...
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Automatically Export Gmail (or IMAP) to text or EML on Mac desktop?

There's a few tools out there like HandyBackup that exports Gmail emails to desktop on Windows. But I need one for MacOS. Ideally it exports all gmails, kept with folder structure, into an easy-to-...
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Need free backup software that stays within my country

I need to backup my computer files to another computer or device that is in the same country as I am. Would prefer an open-source or free option for the backups. This would need to work for multiple ...
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High volume cloud storage or backup solution

I am looking for a personal cloud storage or backup solution that supports a high volume of storage for a reasonable price and the fewest possible restrictions. Something that caters to my desired ...
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How to recover video from scratched DVDs

Rewatching one of my favourite shows I had to discover, that some of the DVDs have deep scratches and my PCs had difficulties playing them. The degree of problems differed for different software (e.g. ...
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To backup the computer

Is there a software to use to backup our computer? I mean with all files and installed components, basically the exact state of my computer right now. How can I make the backup? Or windows have such a ...
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imageing solution

I am looking for an imaging/backup solution that has the following features: SMB(for image destination) ability to image windows(XP-10), Linux, and external drives(including sd cards, usb drives)(...
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Back up software that detects removable devices

Is there a software on Windows that detects removable devices and starts the backup of the connected device?
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I'm seeking a type of virtual disk, one with a base-image-layer, show-modified-layer, and work-layer

We deploy software which frequently has updates. It's a truckload of files. We always make changes to files in that structure all over the place(scripts, config files etc). So when a new update ...
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How to store unlimited pictures and videos for free without losing original quality?

My goal is to have unlimited Photo and Video storage with priority being Ease of management $Free$ (excluding local hardware if necessary). Resiliency of "high quality" photo and video Resiliency of ...
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Copy directory tree, mimic deletions, options like overwrite older/smaller

Just as the tile says, I would like an app that will let me copy a directory tree to a backup directory. There are plenty of two pane file managers which will offer me options like overwrite older/...
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Point in Time Backup for Office365

We are trying to source a good backup system for Office365, but I am having troubles finding a solution that meets more specific requirements we have. I need to source a solution that specifically ...
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Best software schedule snapshot or volume shadow backup of Hardidisk

I want to create SYNC BACKUP in a hidden partition and on cloud drives keep a backup of my 2 TB hard disk for date wise and time wise I tried acronis true image Norton ghost and other but they create ...
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Tool to backup my old Windows XP laptop hard disk before updating Windows

When I use the Help and Support resource on my Toshiba laptop to run the backup utility for the entire hard disk, with about 30 GB of files, it copies only about 4 GB to my Memorex USB flash drive, ...
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Google Drive Sync software for web servers?

Is there any CLI-only Google Drive software for use on a web server available? Since there's no desktop ennvironment, I only need CLI and an ability to sync certain folders to do backups to Google ...
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A backup tool which can upload to FTP

I'm now using Cobian Backup Gravity for this purpose but it has some issues: - It doesn't support Cyrillic / Unicode file names in archives (it says in the FAQ it does though) Now I don't have enough ...
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backing up specific files not all the sub-folders and directory

I have all my jupyter code saved in / which is the highest directory in my windows 10 machine. I have a lot of code files saves here and i would like to back up only those code files. My problem with ...
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Backup software for Windows supporting near-realtime directly to the cloud

I am looking for backup software, for which I am very happy to pay for, but only if it meets the following constraints: Must run on Windows Must be near-real-time. Ideally real-time. Must able to ...
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suggestions to allow trials for multiple recovery methods against corrupted media

looking to be sure I can recover data from a corrupted sd card. I don't want any one recovery method to stop me from being able to recover the data. Due to this, I am looking to bit level backup the ...
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File backup with write verification

There is a lot of free backup software, but I'm interested in one specific feature: software should verify the file is written correctly to the storage. That is, the file should be re-read and checked ...
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Application to compare and equalify directory trees

I have two USB HDD drives. There is a lot of photos on them. Mostly, those are the same photos, but saved from my computer at different times. Directory structure is a mess. Is there any app to ...
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How to backup partial data in redis?

How can I backup partial data in redis. I have multiple keys and I want to back up some of key. And than I want to restore without losing existing data. Thanks.
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Make an “incremental backup” from two directories

Given two directories, dir1 and dir2, I want some tool that scans both directories and generates a compact diff file. Then dir2 may be deleted, and the diff file, if applied to dir1 with the tool, ...
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Linux online backup tool recommendation

I got a VPS which is in fact an OpenVZ container - of course I don't have access to the host machine and VPS provider says that they don't do backups of single containers, probably only the host ...
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NAS / Firewall, odd hardware config const. of Lenovo TD350 and HPE Microserver G10

I am at odd here with my storage and backup solution. Currently I have two systems; an Lenovo TD350 with 4 / 2TB HDDs (RAID 10 2STRIPES)(2 NICS) and an HPE Microserver Gen 10 (2 NICS) with 4 / 2TB ...
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How to do incremental/sync image backup of full machine in linux using dd command?

Using dd I am able to do an image backup. But I wish to do an incremental/sync backup. With dd, I am able to create a new image file only. It is a time consuming process. I have 2TB of data in my ...
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Silent backup software

I've set up a NAS for a family member that have very limited knowledge of the PC world. The NAS offers a CIFS share that is mapped to new drive on her computer. I'd like to install a backup software ...
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How to incremental backup SVN repository?

I have a svn windows server and I want to back up the repository on another svn server. For example C:\>svnadmin dump "D:\repositories\test" -r 0:100 > "D:\dumps\test.dump1" C:\>svnadmin ...
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Linux block-based bare-metal backup/restore

I am looking for a Linux solution which will get me back up and running in a few hours in the event of my laptop being stolen. I already use restic for file-based cloud backups, but in this instance ...
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What's the best open source solution to have a complete hourly-based backup system for a small-medium cluster in a datacenter?

I'm looking for an open source solution for my small cluster of Linux servers (~20 Ubuntu-based nodes) that can provide an hourly-based (or even daily-based) backup and restore solution. I want it to ...
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Is there a tool to backup files as soon as they are changed in or under specified folders on Windows?

Windows has a feature called change notifications which can inform a particular program when files in a particular directory tree are changed, such as by editing. I believe that Dropbox uses this ...
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Backup software for Ubuntu with GUI

I am looking for backup software for ubuntu desktop with below ability: Should have GUI Having ability to restore single file from Backup Password Encryption Ability to backup on G-drive dropbox ...
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open ost backup and search

I backed up my Outlook mail to an ost file. I'm looking for a freeware tool that will allow me to open the .ost file and search the emails. I tried already "Free Outlook OST File viewer" and "Free ost ...
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Online Backup services for Mac that work well in Australia

I am looking for a Online Backup service like Backblaze or Crashplan that works well in Australia. I have used Crashplan for two years and it worked well, because they have servers close to Australia....
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OneDrive client equivalent but with external drive or network drive for cloud

The facts: I have 1.2TB of data (work 0.8TB, personal 0.4TB) I like to have all my files in on place, one folder with subfolders. It's more convenient to backup one folder stored on a single HDD, ...
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Which software can I use to backup IBM domino database, DAOS objects and Transaction logs?

We are searching for a software that allow us to backup our domino server database (.nsf), our DAOS objects (.nlo) and also transaction log files. We need a software for an online backup; we cannot ...
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The most efficient way to backup changes for directory with lots of small files

What is the most efficient way to backup for this situation: 900 thousand files, 30 GB total, most of the files are extremely small - few KB. Sometimes some files change transactionally, most of the ...
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Desktop software for cloud backup in buckets?

I already do backup on external HDD and I'm planing to do cloud backup as well. As I could see, for long-term storage, not readily available (i.e., you have to wait hours to begin the recovery), some ...
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Supervision for backups (scripts) on Centos

I manage about 40 servers with Centos 7 remotely. Each one has a backup script (in bash) which copies files to the NAS. After the backup everyday it sends a mail to me if it is successful or not. ...
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Free & Open Backup utility alternative to Deja Dup for Linux

I am looking for a gratis, non-proprietary and configurable backup utility with support for: 1) cloud upload/download of files and local backups/restore 2) ability to choose what files/folders to ...
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Backup the Content for “Any” Public Account in Google+

Since Google+ will be discontinued soon, I want to take a backup of all contents (especially posts, including attached images) from a public account which doesn't belong to me. I'm only interested in ...
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How to make HDD to be a lazy copy of SSD?

I want to build a Windows 10 PC with 500GB SSD and 500GB HDD (and other disks, but they are not important in this question). How to make that HDD to be a silent copy of the SSD? I mean all data on ...
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What software should use on Windows for backup?

Earlier i used Cobian Backup, but this software have some problems: long time not supported; not open-source; have functional for remote control another cobian but in fact its not working; not all ...
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What's the most reliable tool to backup all the drivers of a Windows 10 tablet 2 in 1?

I'm about to do a fresh install of Windows 10 on a cheapo 2 in 1 tablet and I'm pretty sure finding the appropriate drivers later would be a major pain because it's not a standard device. So I want to ...
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Backup to NAS without using open shares

Is there a way to back up local PC's (Windows) to a NAS without using an open share on the NAS? Open shares are a risk if a machine on the LAN is infected with malware (such as a ransomware encrypter)...

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