Full backup after a set number of incremental backups

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jockel
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Re: Full backup after a set number of incremental backups

Post by jockel »

Adrian (Softland) wrote:
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> We are already working to implement more features including the one you mentioned.

Hi Adrian,
ever since you wrote this in 2012 I am checking from release to release (and there were many)
for the promised feature, "make full backup every xx differential/incremental backups".
Creating multiple schedules to achieve this is realy annoying if you have to manage multiple different backup jobs.
Please make it happen!

Thank you!

Jockel

Adrian (Softland)
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Re: Full backup after a set number of incremental backups

Post by Adrian (Softland) »

Hi,

I created a new ticket for that feature request.

jockel
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Re: Full backup after a set number of incremental backups

Post by jockel »

Hi,

thank you Adrian!
Is there possibly any schedule for this feature to happen ?

Adrian (Softland)
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Re: Full backup after a set number of incremental backups

Post by Adrian (Softland) »

Hi,

At this moment I cannot tell when it will be implemented.
Do you know you can monitor your backups remotely with Backup4all Monitor? You can read more here: https://www.backup4all.com/backup4all-monitor.html

NeilT123
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Re: Full backup after a set number of incremental backups

Post by NeilT123 »

I think this would be a really useful addition. With my previous backup software I had a full backup every Saturday with daily incremental and the incremental restarting after each full. You could schedule the full backup by number of backups, by day of the week, by date, etc.

Adrian (Softland)
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Re: Full backup after a set number of incremental backups

Post by Adrian (Softland) »

Hi,

At this moment, you can use the scheduler to combine periodic incremental and full executions.
You can schedule the incremental backups daily or from Monday to Friday and a full backup every Saturday.
Then you can also schedule Cleanup actions to remove backups older than a number of weeks.

Here is an example: https://www.backup4all.com/backup-strat ... ns-kb.html
Do you know you can monitor your backups remotely with Backup4all Monitor? You can read more here: https://www.backup4all.com/backup4all-monitor.html

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