Request Feature re/ Log Reporting of Files Backed Up

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BernardIE5317
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Request Feature re/ Log Reporting of Files Backed Up

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Greetings I attempted an incremental backup w/ "Verbose log" set in hopes it would tell me which files it backed up It did not It merely reported the directories it deleted due to they being empty Kindly consider an option which would permit the log to display the files it backed up I am less interested in what the program did not do than I am in what it actually did - Thank You Kindly - Cheerio
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Re: Request Feature re/ Log Reporting of Files Backed Up

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Yu need to check "Log indvidual file operations" in order to see any file operation.
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Re: Request Feature re/ Log Reporting of Files Backed Up

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Greetings Kind Regards I applied your suggestion to wit Log level Log normally and Log individual files The displayed output is shown below The log file which is referred to w/o a name was empty Also you will notice the displayed output repeatedly informs it did nothing What sense does that make So it appears it is not possible to be informed as to which files were backed up w/o having to open Windows File Explorer and view the target drive

Further "Log level" allows one of four settings and the "Log individual files" option is provided So there are eight possible combinations of these two controls It is not clear what each combination means May I suggest something simple and obvious as a replacement to wit

true/false log errors
true/false log files backed up
true/false log files not backed up
true/false log directories created
true/false log directories not created
true/false repeatedly be informed nothing was done

Further it appears Reflector is not stable upon "Log > Select all" followed by "Log > Copy selection" This causes the user interface to disappear and the icon in the Hidden icons tray as well


2021-11-24 23:49:47 A backup has started...

2021-11-24 23:49:47 Individual file operations will be logged only to the log file and not seen on the user interface! Consult the log **file** when the backup is done.

2021-11-24 23:49:47 Calculating the number of files. This could take a while...

2021-11-24 23:50:12 Backing up the task "Incremental Backup Repos and Personal"
2021-11-24 23:50:12 Requesting the creation of a Volume Shadow Copy image for the source...
2021-11-24 23:51:08 The Volume Shadow Copy image has been successfully created.
2021-11-24 23:51:08 Starting the copy. The user running the task is: SYSTEM
2021-11-24 23:51:08 The destination directory "F:\repos 2021-11-24 23;51;08" has been successfully created.
2021-11-24 23:51:08 Backing up the directory "C:\Users\Bernard\source\repos" to "F:\repos 2021-11-24 23;51;08"...
2021-11-24 23:55:42 Checking if there are empty subdirectories...
2021-11-24 23:57:18 Checking of empty subdirectories done.
2021-11-24 23:57:18 The directory "C:\Users\Bernard\source\repos" has been backed up.
2021-11-24 23:57:18 * Backup part for the task "Incremental Backup Repos and Personal" has ended. Number of backed up files: 52. Backup part size: 864.74 KB. *
2021-11-24 23:57:19 * Backup part for the task "Incremental Backup Repos and Personal" has ended. Number of backed up files: 0. Backup part size: 0 bytes. *
2021-11-24 23:57:19 * Backup part for the task "Incremental Backup Repos and Personal" has ended. Number of backed up files: 0. Backup part size: 0 bytes. *
2021-11-24 23:57:19 * Backup part for the task "Incremental Backup Repos and Personal" has ended. Number of backed up files: 0. Backup part size: 0 bytes. *
2021-11-24 23:57:19 * Backup part for the task "Incremental Backup Repos and Personal" has ended. Number of backed up files: 0. Backup part size: 0 bytes. *
2021-11-24 23:57:19 * Backup part for the task "Incremental Backup Repos and Personal" has ended. Number of backed up files: 0. Backup part size: 0 bytes. *
2021-11-24 23:57:19 * Backup part for the task "Incremental Backup Repos and Personal" has ended. Number of backed up files: 0. Backup part size: 0 bytes. *
2021-11-24 23:57:19 * Backup part for the task "Incremental Backup Repos and Personal" has ended. Number of backed up files: 0. Backup part size: 0 bytes. *
2021-11-24 23:57:19 * Backup part for the task "Incremental Backup Repos and Personal" has ended. Number of backed up files: 0. Backup part size: 0 bytes. *
2021-11-24 23:57:19 * Backup part for the task "Incremental Backup Repos and Personal" has ended. Number of backed up files: 0. Backup part size: 0 bytes. *
2021-11-24 23:57:19 * Backup part for the task "Incremental Backup Repos and Personal" has ended. Number of backed up files: 0. Backup part size: 0 bytes. *
2021-11-24 23:57:19 * Backup part for the task "Incremental Backup Repos and Personal" has ended. Number of backed up files: 0. Backup part size: 0 bytes. *
2021-11-24 23:57:19 * Backup part for the task "Incremental Backup Repos and Personal" has ended. Number of backed up files: 0. Backup part size: 0 bytes. *
2021-11-24 23:57:19 * Backup part for the task "Incremental Backup Repos and Personal" has ended. Number of backed up files: 0. Backup part size: 0 bytes. *
2021-11-24 23:57:19 * Backup part for the task "Incremental Backup Repos and Personal" has ended. Number of backed up files: 0. Backup part size: 0 bytes. *
2021-11-24 23:57:19 * Backup part for the task "Incremental Backup Repos and Personal" has ended. Number of backed up files: 0. Backup part size: 0 bytes. *
2021-11-24 23:57:19 * Backup part for the task "Incremental Backup Repos and Personal" has ended. Number of backed up files: 0. Backup part size: 0 bytes. *
2021-11-24 23:57:19 * Backup part for the task "Incremental Backup Repos and Personal" has ended. Number of backed up files: 0. Backup part size: 0 bytes. *
2021-11-24 23:57:19 * Backup part for the task "Incremental Backup Repos and Personal" has ended. Number of backed up files: 0. Backup part size: 0 bytes. *
2021-11-24 23:57:19 * Backup part for the task "Incremental Backup Repos and Personal" has ended. Number of backed up files: 0. Backup part size: 0 bytes. *
2021-11-24 23:57:19 * Backup part for the task "Incremental Backup Repos and Personal" has ended. Number of backed up files: 0. Backup part size: 0 bytes. *
2021-11-24 23:57:19 The destination directory "F:\Personal 2021-11-24 23;57;19" has been successfully created.
2021-11-24 23:57:19 Backing up the directory "C:\Users\Bernard\Documents\Personal" to "F:\Personal 2021-11-24 23;57;19"...
2021-11-24 23:57:21 Checking if there are empty subdirectories...
2021-11-24 23:57:21 Checking of empty subdirectories done.
2021-11-24 23:57:21 The directory "C:\Users\Bernard\Documents\Personal" has been backed up.
2021-11-24 23:57:21 * Backup part for the task "Incremental Backup Repos and Personal" has ended. Number of backed up files: 1. Backup part size: 72.26 KB. *
2021-11-24 23:57:21 ** Backup for the task "Incremental Backup Repos and Personal" has ended. Number of backed up files: 53. Created folders: 3148. Backup size: 937 KB. **
2021-11-24 23:57:21 *** Number of errors: 0. Time elapsed for the task "Incremental Backup Repos and Personal": 0 hours, 7 minutes, 9 seconds. ***

2021-11-24 23:57:21 Deleting the Volume Shadow Copy image...
2021-11-24 23:57:25 The Volume Shadow Copy image has been successfully deleted.
2021-11-24 23:57:25 The backup has ended without errors.
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Re: Request Feature re/ Log Reporting of Files Backed Up

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Are you sure that the log file is empty?

"Log- Open log files"
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Re: Request Feature re/ Log Reporting of Files Backed Up

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The attached image demonstrates the most recent log is empty Thank You Kindly
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