Problms with differential backup

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Problms with differential backup

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Hello guys. I face the problem with differential backup. When I edit any file or create new in directory from which I do backup, differential backup folder is empty. How can I fix it
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Re: Problms with differential backup

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Does the file get it's archive attribute checked? Is the source on NTFS?
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Re: Problms with differential backup

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cobian wrote: 25 Jun 2024, 23:50 Does the file get it's archive attribute checked? Is the source on NTFS?
I didnt understand what you have mean under ntfs source. And I think archive attribute is checked Image
Also in log cobian reflector doesnt process any files
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Re: Problms with differential backup

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I attach the screenshots of the task configuration, the strange thing is that the one that is COMPLETE is the same (except that the full one clears the archiving checkmark and obviously on the first screen instead of being in Differential it is in Complete) and with that It doesn't happen that they don't get erased after so many days.
If you can do a task that erases the other tasks, I have no drama, but I couldn't think of how to do it.
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Re: Problms with differential backup

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Yes, but Acc is a directory. They have always the archive attribute on by default. Do the files in that directory get the archive attribute on?

Another thing you can do is to set the log file level to Verbose to see what is going on at file level.
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Re: Problms with differential backup

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cobian wrote: 27 Jun 2024, 19:57 Yes, but Acc is a directory. They have always the archive attribute on by default. Do the files in that directory get the archive attribute on?

Another thing you can do is to set the log file level to Verbose to see what is going on at file level.
All files get archive attribute checked in directory. In log, task skip all files, including new files, that has created after last backup.
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2024-06-27 14:39:03 Обработка задания "Acc 1 в 2 недели - кажд день"
* * 2024-06-27 14:39:03 Применение настроек задания "Acc 1 в 2 недели - кажд день" (при наличии)
* * 2024-06-27 14:39:03 Запрос создания теневой копии для источника
* * 2024-06-27 14:39:03 Теневая копия создана
* * 2024-06-27 14:39:03 Запуск копирования. Задание запустил Administrator
* * 2024-06-27 14:39:03 Каталог "G:\Общие диски\Acc" добавляется в монолитный архив
* * 2024-06-27 14:39:06 Проверка архива "C:\Temp\5be78a29-95f5-4597-8dee-4369e0700ed4\Acc 1 в 2 недели - кажд день.zip"
* * 2024-06-27 14:39:06 Монолитный архив "Acc 1 в 2 недели - кажд день.zip" создан. Файлов: 0, каталогов: 711, пропущено файлов: 5002, несжатый объём: 0 bytes
* * 2024-06-27 14:39:06 Копирование файла "C:\Temp\5be78a29-95f5-4597-8dee-4369e0700ed4\Acc 1 в 2 недели - кажд день.zip" в "C:\beekapy\Acc"
* * 2024-06-27 14:39:06 Файловые атрибуты скопированы из "C:\Temp\5be78a29-95f5-4597-8dee-4369e0700ed4\Acc 1 в 2 недели - кажд день.zip" в "C:\beekapy\Acc\Acc 1 в 2 недели - кажд день 2024-06-27 14;39;03 (Разностное).zip"
* * 2024-06-27 14:39:06 Метки времени скопированы из "C:\Temp\5be78a29-95f5-4597-8dee-4369e0700ed4\Acc 1 в 2 недели - кажд день.zip" в "C:\beekapy\Acc\Acc 1 в 2 недели - кажд день 2024-06-27 14;39;03 (Разностное).zip"
* * 2024-06-27 14:39:06 Файл "C:\Temp\5be78a29-95f5-4597-8dee-4369e0700ed4\Acc 1 в 2 недели - кажд день.zip" скопирован в "C:\beekapy\Acc\Acc 1 в 2 недели - кажд день 2024-06-27 14;39;03 (Разностное).zip"
* * 2024-06-27 14:39:06 Временный каталог "C:\Temp\5be78a29-95f5-4597-8dee-4369e0700ed4" удалён
* * *
* * 2024-06-27 14:39:06 ** Резервное копирование задания "Acc 1 в 2 недели - кажд день" завершено **
* * 2024-06-27 14:39:06 ** Обработано файлов: 1. Скопировано файлов: 1. Создано каталогов: 0. Размер резервной копии: 5,48 KB. **
* * 2024-06-27 14:39:06 ** Ошибок: 0. Затрачено времени: 0 ч, 0 мин, 2 сек. **
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Re: Problms with differential backup

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Set the log level to Verbose. What do you see in the log *file* then?
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Re: Problms with differential backup

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I run the Full backup every Friday and I tell it to delete the archiving attribute and the full backup to be deleted every 4 backups (that is, I always have 4 full backups, one per week).
and from Monday to Thursday I make a differential backup and I do NOT restore the archived one, which is that if a file was modified on Monday, I have 4 of that file, a backup each day and obviously a backup on Friday, the problem is that on the following Monday that backup should be deleted because I also have a retention of 4 and that differential backup IS NOT DELETED, now if I go to the history tab and I stop at the backup from last Monday and I click delete and I put the check mark to not only delete the record If not, it also deletes the files, so the question is why it doesn't just do it like it does with the full version (this happens to me both with the Gravity version and with Reflector, it's more like except for a graphical difference, I didn't find many differences in The majority are with Gravity now if there is any real difference and they tell me how I can migrate from one to the other without rearranging the tasks I will migrate it and even more so if this can be solved with Reflector) thank you very much in advance

A question more than anything to do with the backup or with the forum, do I have a way to receive an email if someone answers this message?
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Re: Problms with differential backup

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Deleting the old backups is not affected by the archive attribute. If the backup is done, it's done. But you are using 2 tasks so it gets more complicated.

And no I am not paying anymore for the SMTP server so no emails are sent when a message is answered .
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Re: Problms with differential backup

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I use two tasks because I use one task from Monday to Thursday with a retention of backups and the other only on Fridays with another retention, the task from Monday to Thursday is the differential one and the one that does not delete the old backups and the task of Fridays is the full one, if you delete them, is there a way to do a third task that does what I do and deletes the differential tasks that exceed a date, so that you don't have to enter the server once a month delete all old backups by hand because I ran out of space?
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