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Software to create or restore data backups.

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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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Backup software with dedup, remote/cloud and BMR option

I am currently looking for backup software with special intended usuage and requirements. The backup scenario is that we want to backup several branchoffice/customer networks with about a dozen users ...
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How to share the file names of all the files in a folder in Android? [migrated]

It is being surprisingly hard to achieve. I've tried so far: Download file manager apps from Google Play. Unfortunately, "share" shares the files, not the file names. None of them had a option like ...
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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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Local LAN Backup Freeware

I have a windows server running as a NAS / mediapc / a few other things. Thats being backed up offsite to BackBlaze. Rather than paying for multiple BB subscriptions to backup my PC, laptop, wifes ...
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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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Backup form FTP to a Cloud-service

Is there any software/website you can use to Backup data from an FTP server to a cloud service like Onedrive, Dropbox or google drive (or something else)? Because it takes some time to download the ...
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Which backup/sync software for me?

Preferably free (preferably also for commercial use, but I guess I can live without that; home has priority over work; it's just that I like to use the same tools at both if I can). Backup to an ...
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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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Fixing corrupted jpgs that still looks ok visually

So like many people lots of my jpg photos had not been properly backed up with parity bits and all my backup copies had become corrupted due to "silent data corruption". I scanned my drive using the ...
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Backup MediaWiki site hosted by 3rd party?

We use MediaWiki hosted by ibiblio. We are not admins on the server, so we have limited access to the server (we are wiki sysops and Bureaucrats (or maybe Bureaucrats and Administrators)). I'm a ...
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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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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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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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Automatically backup photos from iOS

I'm looking for an iOS app to automatically backup photos. Perfect would be a solution which backups the photos to a server (e.g. a Raspberry PI) in my local network (via WiFi). But I'm also thinking ...
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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 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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Backup software for Windows

Does anybody know of any Windows backup software free / low cost that does direct drive to drive copy and will delete the oldest full back of the drive to prevent it from becoming full? I am thinking ...
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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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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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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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What personal cloud for sync and backup?

I would like to setup a private cloud service on my NAS (Synology) that I can use for the double purpose of syncing files with my mobile devices AND backuping (safely) those files. I first was ...
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Is there any backup software that doesn't save to a proprietary file format?

I backup my data fairly reliably but three times I have been put into a situation where when the backup was needed the backup program failed and I was told the software was no longer being supported. ...
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IMAP Email backup to .eml files named by date - time- subject - sender to local folders that match IMAP folders

I'm looking for a software that will backup email, to local disk, as .eml files and place them in local folders on the disk that correspond to their folders, hierarchically, in the IMAP account. I ...
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backup multiple email address with restore capabilities

How do I back up my Web-Based Email Accounts? I have multiple Email addresses and each of them has multiple folders. I want to have categorized backups automatically every 1 week. is there any ...
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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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Local, same network and maybe cloud backup/sync

Here's my problem. I got a music library of over 200GB. It currently resides on a single disk, and I am afraid of losing it along with a disk failure or a bad action of mine, because I have already ...
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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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Android SMS backup app that exports SMS messages to plain text

Can anyone recommend an Android SMS backup/export app with the following requirements: Runs on Android (any version) Gratis Exports SMS conversations to one or more plain text (txt) file(s). Not XML,...
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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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Mac: automated/scheduled way to copy new files from folder a network disk

Anyone know of a Mac app (or script whether Applescript or terminal-based) that could on a scheduled basis automatically copy new or changed files from a particular folder to a folder on a network ...
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Sync Postgres db from local to cloud

Here is my use case: Data source: I have several Postgres databases which are stored locally. Data destination: I would like to collect the data from all these sources and store them in a central ...
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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 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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Free automatic backup tool for Windows?

Unlike blackwind I'm not searching for a backup tool with various functions. I simply want to backup my files to an external hard disk. I'm using Windows 7 64-bit, if that really matters. My ...
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SQL “live backup”

We are trying to achieve the following but I'm unable to find any documentation: We have a database with many 150+ tables where clients input data daily, if the devs run queries on the DB, the DB ...
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cPanel backup option

I currently have a cPanel with about 20 sites on it and I need a way to back these sites up daily if possible. I have looked into several solutions but there doesn't seem to be a straight forward ...
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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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Android application to backup list of installed applications

I want to backup applications list in one device and then restore some of these applications on other device or on same device. E.g. it must to save links to Google Play or some other way, so that ...
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Archive/backup of large files with protection against deletion/change

I'm thinking of getting into producing video/audio. In other words, working with large files which are going to be created, worked on for a while, and then likely not touched again for a long time (...