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Program Options: Logging Settings

 

By default the log file, produced when a profile is run, is created in HTML format. By selecting this menu item you can change the log file format, or choose not to create a log file at all.

 

Store all my log files in the following folder: This is the folder SyncBackPro will store the log files created after every profile run. You can use environment variables, e.g. %APPDATA%

 

Use the following filename for my log files: This is the filename of the log files SyncBackPro created. Windows environment variables and SyncBackPro variables can be used here, including a special variable called %PAGE% which is replace with the page number of the log file.

 

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Note that this setting is just the filename, not the path. The Store all my log files in the following folder setting is for the path.

 

Keep a history of…: SyncBack can be configured to keep a certain number of log files, e.g. the log files of the last 3 profile runs. This is a program wide setting, meaning all profiles will keep this number of log files. However, it is possible to override this value at a profile level.

 

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Text Log Files Format

 

Text format log files are mainly for use by other programs. HTML log files are for people to use. The text log file is a comma-delimited list of lines with all line elements (columns) wrapped in double-quotes:

 

"Date & time","Is A Control Message?","Filename/Control Message","Status","File Status","Error Type"

 

Date & time

Date & time line was written to the log file

Is A Control Message?

1 if this is a control message. If so the [Filename] is actually an informational message. For a value of zero, it really is a filename.

Filename/Control Message

Either a filename or a control message

Status

e.g. Not in destination, source copied

File Status

Integer value for file status:

 

0 = Not relevant to current line, i.e. ignore the file status

1 = File was skipped & was in both

2 = File was skipped & was in source/left only

3 = File was skipped & was in destination/right only

4 = File was deleted

5 = File was copied

6 = File attributes and/or date & time changed

7 = File warning

8 = Error

9 = Non-critical error

10 = File was copied, but a reboot is required

11 = File was ignored during scan of source, e.g. filtered out

12 = File was ignored during scan of destination, e.g. not selected

13 = File was ignored during comparison, e.g. read-only

14 = File was unchanged (fast backup only)

15 = An exception report

16 = A version was restored

17 = The file was in neither the source nor destination

18 = File was renamed

19 = File was renamed, but a reboot is required

20 = File failed integrity check because hashes don't match (new to version 8)

21 = File passed integrity check (new to version 8)

22 = File failed integrity check because of an error (new to version 8)

Error Type

The end of the line will have a letter if the line refers to an error or warning:

 

W for warning messages

E for error messages

N for non-critical error messages

X for exceptions (SyncBackPro caused an exception error)

O for no error

 

 

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