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KillnTime
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Wont backup network drive.

Post by KillnTime » Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:30 pm

Hello, I'm trying to backup a directory on my networked drive in another room to an external drive on this computer. It goes through all the steps but doesn't backup any files. I can copy files to and from the networked drive with explorer with no problems. Below is what I get every time.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

2019-09-18 08:22 The log tab has been cleared. The log file with its full content is still available from the Log menu
2019-09-18 08:22 *** A new backup has started. Number of tasks in queue: 1 ***
2019-09-18 08:22 Preventing the system from entering sleep mode...
2019-09-18 08:22 ** Backing up the task "Photos on Photo Drive" **
2019-09-18 08:22 Counting the files for the task "Photos on Photo Drive"...
2019-09-18 08:22 Backing up the directory "\\IMAC-59F2FE\Photo Drive One\My Photos\Pictures 01"
2019-09-18 08:22 Changing the history item to Parked. Reason: not creating separated backups
2019-09-18 08:22 Total backup time for "Photos on Photo Drive": 0 hours, 0 minutes, 0 seconds
2019-09-18 08:22 ** Backup done for the task "Photos on Photo Drive". Errors: 0. Processed files: 0. Backed up files: 0. Total size: 0 bytes **
2019-09-18 08:22 --
2019-09-18 08:22 The system can now enter sleep mode
2019-09-18 08:22 Total backup time: 0 hours, 0 minutes, 4 seconds
2019-09-18 08:22 *** Backup done. Errors: 0. Processed files: 0. Backed up files: 0. Total size: 0 bytes ***
2019-09-18 08:22 --

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Re: Wont backup network drive.

Post by cobian » Tue Oct 08, 2019 8:23 pm

Is the backup an incremental or differential one? If so and if the file system is not Windows native (ie, NTFS or FAT) then the archive attribute is inexistente and no files will be backed up. Change the backup to Full (or uncheck the use of the archive attribute) and see if it works.
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Re: Wont backup network drive.

Post by MariusZZ » Sat May 09, 2020 1:19 pm

Apologise for disturbance ! I still don't get how issues appear ! I use this soft for a while without problem and still works well but with 2 directories i have similar problems problems !?! all settings are same for all my folders but why for this 2 I have this issue ??? and I didn't have before ?!!? very strange !! :cry: you can see in image how program is stopping to one point and doesn't continue ! and i don't understand what this message means about history item parked ?!? very confusing !! can you please point me what setting to check ?? and the funny things same thing worked before in same settings !!! :cry:
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Re: Wont backup network drive.

Post by MariusZZ » Sat May 09, 2020 1:43 pm

wow there it go automatic started backup on same folder and you can see it stopped not on 80% but 96% don't really understand what make the program work in this way ??!! :x
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