Before posting, and to avoid disappointment, please read the following:

  • This forum is not for 2BrightSparks to provide technical support. It's primarily for users to help other users. Do not expect 2BrightSparks to answer any question posted to this forum.
  • If you find a bug in any of our software, please submit a support ticket. It does not matter if it is freeware or you haven't yet purchased the software. We want to know about any and all bugs so we can fix them as soon as possible. We usually need lots of information and details from you to reproduce bugs and that is better done via a support ticket and not this forum.

How to mirror/clone ONCE from one side to other with ignoring sync history?

For technical support visit http://support.2brightsparks.com/
Post Reply
pstein
Knowledgeable
Knowledgeable
Posts: 28
Joined: Fri Aug 11, 2006 9:41 am

How to mirror/clone ONCE from one side to other with ignoring sync history?

Post by pstein » Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:59 am

Assume I two-way-sync two large folder trees (from local computer to other computer in LAN).
This works for a long time.

Then I deleted accidentially (parts of) the folder tree on the remote computer.

Now I want to re-create the folder tree on the remote computer with all the stuff from the local computer.

If I run now "as usual" the profile on the local SyncBackSE installation the following happens:

SB looks at the presence of e.g. file "hello123.dat" on the remote computer but did not find it.
From his history SB knows that it exists it the past.
Logically SB thinks that the remote file was deleted intentionally and delete it on the local computer as well.

I do NOT want this.

I want a one-time-mirroring/cloning from local-to-remote computer.
If a remote file/folder does not exist the corresponding history should be deleted and the local file copied to the remote computer.

How can I achieve this?

Again: I don't want to modify the profile at all and permanently (minimum option switch is acceptable).
I just want a one-time exceptional mirror/clone run.

Peter

Post Reply