Backup FROM OneDrive

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Lloyd
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Backup FROM OneDrive

Postby Lloyd » Sun Mar 25, 2018 10:24 am

I'm trying to backup a couple of files from my OneDrive. Doing this directly from the OneDrive sync folder is not possible, so I have been advised to map a drive to it, which I have done. However, when performing the backup, most of the time Backup4all does not see the source file, although it is clearly visible in Windows file explorer. Very occasionally I get an error code (194443088), but Backup4all does not understand this code.

Is anyone else doing this successfully?

(Backup4all Pro v7.1 Build 313, Windows 10 build 1709)

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Re: Backup FROM OneDrive

Postby Support » Tue Mar 27, 2018 8:29 am

Hi,

Please check the permissions for the source files and folders.

Lloyd
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Re: Backup FROM OneDrive

Postby Lloyd » Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:41 pm

This is the OneDrive of the account that Backup4all is running under. All the files are accessible from file explorer under the mapped drive. I have tried Backup4all both without and with full admin permissions.

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Re: Backup FROM OneDrive

Postby Support » Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:55 am

Hi,

Please right click on Onedrive folder and settings. In settings, please make sure “File on Demand” option is checked.

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Re: Backup FROM OneDrive

Postby toomanyDaves » Thu Apr 26, 2018 7:23 pm

I was doing this successfully on April 11, 2018, then sometime within the following week it stopped working. All was as described by Lloyd. I can see all the synced files using windows explorer, but b4a does not back them up nor seem to show any errors. I see the onedrive icons have changed appearance, so I suspect something changed in onedrive.

I wanted to try support's suggestion: "Please right click on Onedrive folder and settings. In settings, please make sure “File on Demand” option is checked." but I don't find such a “File on Demand” option either in windows folder properties, nor in b4a.

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Re: Backup FROM OneDrive

Postby Support » Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:27 pm

Hi,

You should find that option in the OneDrive application.

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Re: Backup FROM OneDrive

Postby toomanyDaves » Tue May 01, 2018 5:58 pm

Ok, thank you. I checked and the option was already selected (checked) so the problem occurs even with that option turned on.

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Re: Backup FROM OneDrive

Postby toomanyDaves » Tue May 01, 2018 8:59 pm

however, if I UNcheck that option, it starts working - I am now able to backup the locally synced onedrive files again.

Thanks for the clue!


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