Differential backup - deleted missing source files

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Jaggana
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Differential backup - deleted missing source files

Post by Jaggana » Wed Aug 21, 2019 10:46 pm

Hello,

I'd like to know if it is possible by now, or in a future version, after a full backup, to delete backup files that no longer exists in the source, to synchronized the source and the destination.
I hope you understand, my english is not very good sorry.

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Re: Differential backup - deleted missing source files

Post by centinel » Fri Aug 23, 2019 8:10 pm

Advanced options > Check "Mirror task".
Be careful with this option...

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Re: Differential backup - deleted missing source files

Post by cobian » Sun Aug 25, 2019 1:41 pm

Yes, Mirror task as indicated above. Be careful with that option. If you by mistake delete a file and want to get it back from the backup, then you won't find it there. Mirror is NOT a backup!
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Re: Differential backup - deleted missing source files

Post by Jaggana » Tue Aug 27, 2019 7:35 am

Oh, thank you guys, didn't look at this the first time !

Problem is solved

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Re: Differential backup - deleted missing source files

Post by Schengawegga » Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:49 am

Hello,

i´ve got the same problem with checked "mirror task".
I think the problem will happen because i activate the encryption of the files and the filenames.
Besides, the "mirror task" also not working on ftp targets.

I will backup my source to an external harddrive and a ftp-server with the functionality of "mirror task".
Is that possible with cobian backup?

Thanks

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Re: Differential backup - deleted missing source files

Post by cobian » Tue Oct 08, 2019 8:35 pm

You are right about the mirror not working on FTP sites. Thr mirror should work on your external drive, though.
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