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Software to create or restore data backups.

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A program to backup my Tumblr likes, including text posts

I'm looking to create an archive of my Tumblr likes. I'm aware of TumblThree and the various Ruby projects floating around on GitHub, but those only do images and videos. I need the text posts and the ...
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I need automated file transfer software for Windows

I am looking for a recommendation for software that automatically moves files from drive A to B. When Drive A is nearly full oldest files should be moved to drive B and when Drive B is nearly full ...
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Software for hardware enforced data backup?

The Problem (may be skipped) I'm thinking about transitioning to an improved backup solution in the long-term compared to what I did until now (which is documented in my other question). So in short,...
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Software to backup/restore these settings in Windows

Freshly reinstalling Windows you lose a lot of settings. Even if you have backup finding out and restoring these settings is tedious. Is there a software that backs up and restores these ...
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Software to use Windows based user workstations for backup and storage

Is there a program that can take advantage of all of the unutilized storage on 500+ Windows workstations spread out across our network? I was thinking of a server software that would appear as one ...
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Backup software with a boot manager

I'm looking for backup software that functions as follows: Acts as a boot manager and loads before the OS. Boots into default OS after n seconds. Can restore the OS volume from a cloned image that's ...
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Backup software with caching until target available

So I am looking into migrating from Acronis that's been going downhill, and looking at Veeam Agent specs noticed they have a nice feature called Backup Cache, wherein a local backup cache is created ...
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What cloud-sync software provides this functionality?

(X-post from SuperUser) I currently use LiveDrive but I am looking to migrate. This is not a "recommend me" thread in that I seek pros and cons, which are subject to change and sway to opinion; ...
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Simple self-hosted sync system for Android contacts and calendar events

I want to be able to backup and share Android contacts and calendar events without using Google. As such, I am seeking software recommendations for a simple self-hosted sync system for Android ...
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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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Boot a clean Windows image on disk at every restart without CD/DVD/USB

I am confused behind all the jargon with disk imaging and cloning. I plan to make 2 partitions. 1 for data and 1 for Windows Software. And I just want to start a "clean/checkpointed" Windows 10 ...
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Desktop, content-aware / path-aware backup program

For backup strategies that don't provide "unlimited" storage (especially those that bill by the gigabyte like Amazon Glacier, Backblaze B2, etc.) there is a strong motivation not to backup things that ...
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Mobile phone synchronization and backup software?

I would want to synchronize some data from older mobile phones that do not have Android or iOS and the software provided by the manufacturers do not have all the features that I want, mainly SMS ...
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Android app for backing up SMS messages from SIM card

Does anyone know of a (preferably gratis) app for Android that can read SMS messages stored on a SIM card, and output them to as a file (XML, CSV, some neutral format) onto internal storage or SD card....
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Libraries for building a backup program in .NET

I'm thinking of building a backup program that suits my needs and since I'm familiar with C#, I'm looking for a few libraries that I'd need to achieve that. The library or libraries should support ...
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Contacts backup and restore program for dual SIM Android phone

I need program to backup and restore my contacts on Android phone. It must: backup and restore contacts backup and restore as is: a. phone contacts to phone contacts b. first SIM contacts to first ...
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Windows real-time system volume backup with parity

After been "burned" many times with backup images that fail to restore due to data rot issues (among others), I am looking for a software that is able to backup an entire volume along with it's boot ...
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Archiving application

I am looking for an application that takes files which will not change over time (photos, scanned pdf documents like tax returns or work records) and archives them across multi storage media types: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is there a backup tool for linux that allows selective deletion as well as performing backups with just a public key on the client?

In the era of GDPR, making backups comply with all regulations can be a busy task. I am looking for a backup tool for linux that allows me to: Selectively delete files in the backup. Do a backup from ...
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Base image and incremental backup solutions

I am looking for two different backup solutions. Below are the baseline requirements for the ideal solutions: MacBook PRO / macOS support All backups are locally encrypted One should make a backup ...
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App for Android or iOS to backup photos from a certain time period ONLY

This year I am in charge of planning my family's reunion, but there are some members of the family who can't come. The ones who can't have requested that we take lots of pictures so they can feel like ...
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Program to set up Windows

I switch laptops frequently (since I like to try everything). I have made a folder, what I download from Mega, what includes installation files of all programs I use or might use. I install lots of ...
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Software for back ups that fulfills the listed requirements

I am searching for a back up software that fulfills the following requirements: Compatible for Debian and Windows (Portable version available on Windows) Automated back up as soon as the destination ...
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Incremental Backup for Android

Need a backup manager for Android that copies my entire SD Card data to a server either on the LAN or Internet. I want it to be run in a schedule and be reliable. Preferable if it's FOSS, both the ...
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Sync encrypted drives

I'm looking for a solution that can encrypt AND sync targeted drives/folders in one go. What I am trying to accomplish is that I have an encrypted partition (currently using Truecrypt, but any other ...
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Cloud storage for files that shouldn't be changed

I have more than 5 Terabytes of video files. Currently stored on a Synology NAS. I want to backup to the cloud. However, video storage is not a natural fit to neither "cloud disk" (Google Drive) ...
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SharedPreferences Backup Tool for Android

Can anyone recommend a SharedPreferences backup tool for Android? I would like to select individual apps, and backup their SharedPreferences. I would prefer the backup to be in human readable format....
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Realtime WordPress Backup Plugin

I'm looking for a WordPress plugin that takes real-time backups of both the file system and the database of the WordPress instance. I would like the plugin to meet these requirements: Does not use ...
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Backup for windows VMs and Data

My Setup Lab1 Server has two drives M: Data around 1.7GB V: VMWare Virtual Machines around 2GB Z: I use this drive to backup both M: and V: i used Windows Servers backup, a Full backup takes 24+...
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cPanel Backup Solution by Directory

I'd like a backup solution for some servers running cPanel/WHM, it can be free or paid (more likely, if such a solution even exists). It has to support the following: Work within cPanel/WHM (as a ...
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VMware Workstation Player snapshots

I have several virtual machines in VMware Workstation 12 Player on my local computer, and I need to take snapshots of some of the machines from time to time. Unfortunately, the free version does not ...
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Linux backup software (use backup2l?)

Today I've set backing up most important files on my Debian Linux server with backup2l and a Google Drive client. But some files (MySQL dumps) are big and change often. This way I was unable to set ...
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Is there a way to make incremental backups of an Android phone — without using ClockworkMod Recovery, and without buying any paid app?

Background information I own an aging Samsung smartphone with Android and with 8 GB of built-in flash memory. I've installed an aftermarket case, wrestled it off, bought a 32 GB MicroSD card, ...
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Android app to backup one or more offline calendars

Can anyone recommend an Android (KitKat compatible) app to backup one or more offline calendars? It needs to be able to restore them as well. I would prefer gratis, but am open to all options. I ...
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Backup software with encryption and suitable for network drives

I'm looking for Windows backup software (better free or open source) with following features: creates full & incremental backup copies allows to include different manually picked folders in a ...
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Program/Service to automatically backup Dropbox

I'm looking for a program, or (preferably) a Web service to automatically archive and backup my entire Dropbox every once in a while. If it were a Web service, it would be nice if it could store the ...
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Backup software to download MySQL (incremental) updates

I am looking to find a Windows based software which remotely connects to a MySQL database server and downloads incremental updates (over FTP). I have seen a few like Sitevault and HandyBackup but am ...
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Linux server backup - MySQL and NFS share

We currently use a cloud backup provider for MySQL and image files with a total source data volume of approx 22GB (growing with approx. 1 GB/month) - it works quite well but it is costing us around $...
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SQL Server backup with API, automated deployment, S3

I am looking for a good SQL Server backup/restore solution. There seems to be a lot of options out there, but I specifically need these capabilities: Automated deployment. It should be easy to ...
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Backup all of own Likes on Tumblr

I am looking for a program that Downloads all images from my likes feed on Tumblr (login required) Works on Mac OS X / Terminal; can also be a browser add-on. If possible, I'd like it to be free
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Backup FTP to Google Drive

Can anyone suggest the best way to backup a website remotely and automatically (preferably through FTP) to Google Drive? I have looked at Mover but it is expensive for FTP - I am looking for a free ...