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by zvika
Sun Jun 07, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Cobian Backup Support Forum
Topic: Get list of files to be backed up (dry run)
Replies: 0
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Get list of files to be backed up (dry run)

Hi.

Is it possible to do a dry run, before actually executing the backup?
I'd like to get the list of files that are going to be backed up, in order to improve my exclude filters.

Thanks
by zvika
Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Cobian Backup Support Forum
Topic: Reported backup size is way too huge
Replies: 3
Views: 4686

Re: Reported backup size is way too huge

I wasn't aware of these junction points, but indeed, that's solved the problem.

Maybe it should be the default? (or at least, maybe it's worthwhile to add some mechanism to avoid unreasonable loops?)
by zvika
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Cobian Backup Support Forum
Topic: Reported backup size is way too huge
Replies: 3
Views: 4686

Reported backup size is way too huge

I've defined a backup task in order to copy one external hard disk to another one. The hard disk size is "2TB". (that's from the vendor's point of view, Windows sees it as 1.81 TB) Windows reports that its used space is 1.08TB. The backup task was defined for only part of the hard disk folders, with...
by zvika
Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Cobian Backup Support Forum
Topic: Backing up to cloud services?
Replies: 1
Views: 3267

Backing up to cloud services?

Hi.

Is there a (reasonably) simple scheme that allows backing up to cloud services (that doesn't support FTP), such as Amazon Glacier, or Backblaze B2?
(or is there some preferred cloud service that integrates nicely with Cobian?)