SyncBack synchronization problem

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SyncBack synchronization problem

Postby gaber » Fri May 16, 2008 8:09 am

Hello,

I have 3 computers and 1 server (like). SyncBack is running on the server.
Its not true backup, but synchronise backup.

In Profile setup I have Custom Setup:
- Newer file overwrites older file (synchronise)
- Copy file to destination
- What do do if a file is in the destination but not in the source? Do nothing, skip the file.

And in the last sentence, also lies my problem!
I keep getting deleted empty directories (the same structure tree) in the source. As if SyncBack restores deleted files. But I don't won't that!

Please help!

Thanks for the answer!
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Postby mickyj » Tue May 20, 2008 7:50 am

Hi, I assume you are using SyncBackSE and not SyncBack freeware? Modify your profile, go Decisions - Files -> Folders, and change the it to Do Nothing for the second setting.
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Postby gaber » Tue May 20, 2008 11:21 am

Thanks for the answer. No, I have freeware SyncBack!

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Postby mickyj » Fri May 23, 2008 3:55 am

Hi, sorry, but with the freeware version there is nothing you can do except to tell it to delete empty folders (which may not be what you want). Because you have a sync profile (files are being copied in both directories) SyncBack will do the same with your folders. In SyncBackSE you have more control over this.
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