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by rgdudley
Tue Jan 23, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Support & Troubleshooting
Topic: Possible pitfalls using FAST MIRROR
Replies: 7
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Re: Possible pitfalls using FAST MIRROR

OK. I have been using fast mirror and it seems to save hours of time. Now can backup in a few minutes rather than several hours... so I backup more frequently! That's good. However, I understand that at some point I should make a full backup without the FAST option... to get all files rewritten occa...
by rgdudley
Tue Jan 09, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Support & Troubleshooting
Topic: Possible pitfalls using FAST MIRROR
Replies: 7
Views: 92777

Re: Possible pitfalls using FAST MIRROR

Great. Thanks.

I also assume that any alterations made to the destination outside of backup&4all will not be noticed by b4a when using the fast option.
by rgdudley
Fri Jan 05, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Support & Troubleshooting
Topic: Possible pitfalls using FAST MIRROR
Replies: 7
Views: 92777

Re: Possible pitfalls using FAST MIRROR

I guess I am wondering if I delete some files from the source disk, will those also be deleted from the destination disk using the fast option. I think that was the problem I had in the past. I would want them to be deleted from the destination so it is an exact copy of the source.

Richard
by rgdudley
Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Support & Troubleshooting
Topic: Possible pitfalls using FAST MIRROR
Replies: 7
Views: 92777

Possible pitfalls using FAST MIRROR

I am just wondering what possible problems I might run into using fast mirror for backing up a external hard drive containing 30 thousand pictures. Currently I make two backups using mirror without the FAST option. I recall having had some problems using that option in the past.

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