Using the same file name for backups

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intempo
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Using the same file name for backups

Postby intempo » Fri Jan 26, 2018 8:59 pm

I'm backing up daily to an external hard drive and each backup has a different file name. Is it possible to overwrite yesterday's backup with the same file name?

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Re: Using the same file name for backups

Postby Support » Mon Jan 29, 2018 12:36 pm

Hi,

If you use the Full backup type and want to have every time the backup with the same name (example 1_D.zip), you will have to open Backup Properties, then go to Advanced page and select the "Run program or action" in the "Run action before backup" section. Make sure that <Clear backup> is selected.
Then press Save.
Each time you run a new backup, the previous one and the history is deleted, then a complete new one is created.

intempo
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Re: Using the same file name for backups

Postby intempo » Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:18 pm

Aha! Great info. Thanks!


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