Backup to Google Drive Strategies???

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Tyree
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Backup to Google Drive Strategies???

Post by Tyree » Sat Oct 27, 2018 12:51 pm

I've been backing up to Google Drive for a bit and it works okay for the most part.

My problem is some profiles take FOREVER to run. I am now cancelling a profile that has been running for almost 6 days and all it's done is "retrieve delta items." It hasn't even begun to backup the data, and most of the data should already be there, it just has to sync a few files. It just takes forever to do the comparison. And consequently, any other profiles in the group are being aborted because this one is still running.
The data in this profile totals 73GB, which, as I said, 99% of it is already uploaded.

So, is there a way to just have the source supersede anything that has happened on the destination? So, it doesn't even compare. It just looks at what has changed locally and makes sure those changes are uploaded to the destination.

I need an overall better way to do these offsite backups. This isn't working. :-/

Thanks!

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Re: Backup to Google Drive Strategies???

Post by Swapna » Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:35 am

Hi,

Sorry, but Fast Backup option is not available with Google Drive. The reason for this is explained here:

https://www.2brightsparks.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=11444

So, can you please enable the option 'Do not use the delta API' (to disable the use of delta API) under:

Modify > Expert > cloud > Advanced page

and rerun the profile run to see if it helps?

Thank you.

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Re: Backup to Google Drive Strategies???

Post by Tyree » Tue Oct 30, 2018 12:08 am

Sure. I'll try that next. Here's the current progress with the API enabled:
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That's with a 1Gbps/50Mbps connection.

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Re: Backup to Google Drive Strategies???

Post by Tyree » Wed Oct 31, 2018 9:19 pm

So, I tried it again with the API disabled. Apparently, it completed in 4 hours. Still a long time, but MUCH better than the 2+days with the API.
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BUT, when it ran again as a scheduled profile, it seems to go back to using the API:
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Any idea why it would to that?

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Re: Backup to Google Drive Strategies???

Post by Swapna » Fri Nov 02, 2018 2:40 am

Hi,

Can you please generate/submit a support zip with debug logs of the scan phase to [email protected] for further investigation. To do this, enable 'Output debug information' from Preferences menu and run the profile in manual mode (ctrl + R). When the Differences Window is displayed abort the profile run and submit the support zip as per the instructions given here:

http://support.2brightsparks.com/knowledgebase/articles/213970

If your Zip is over 30MB, contact us for alternate instructions, advising the actual size. Do not try to attach to the ticket!

Do not post (nor links to) Support Zips on this open forum.

Thank you

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