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CrashPlan don't cross filesystem boundaries

I have replaced my backuppc to CrashPlan Family. CrashPlan is very feature-full, but I can not force backup to do not cross filesystem boundaries, like rsync -x. It would be a killing feature, because ...
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Can I restore only changed files from Crash Plan cloud backup?

I have two hard drives: C drive has the windows install D drive holds the user profiles (desktops, documents etc) D drive was being backed up to Crash Plan, and this morning D drive failed. As ...
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Crashplan Destination Unavailable

I'm using the free version of CrashPlan on Win7 to backup two computers at home. The main one has a 2TB external hard drive, which is set as a backup destination. I have another laptop, on the same ...
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Backup tools free trial limitations

I would like to use a backup tool like Acronis or Crashplan in case I encounter a serious problem with my computer and I want to restore it like it is right now. They both have a free trial of 30 days ...
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Can I get my Crashplan encryption key with just my passphrase

I have a Crashplan account that I chose to encrypt. Like Carbonite and BackBlaze, I entered an encryption passphrase during setup and my backup was off and running. It's now a month later and my ...
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How does crashplan encryption work?

I am considering using CrashPlan home cloud backup with the "archive key password". At the top of the archive encryption key security page it says the data is encrypted before it is sent to the ...
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how to manage SSD / HDD links with Crashplan

I'm using Crashplan on my Mac, with a SSD OS drive, and internal HDD for data (Documents folder). I made a symbolic link from the SDD to HDD for the documents folder, which works fine for things like ...
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Can I tell if crashplan has backed up a particular file in a particular state?

I would like to be able to tell, programmatically, if CrashPlan has backed-up a particular file, including the current updates to that file. I.e., that the current contents of a file are backed up. ...
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Moved CrashPlan backup location but files in old location persist

When I installed CrashPlan on my Windows 8 computer its default was to backup up to the "Program Data" directory of the OS partition (C:). I did not notice this and ran this way for a week or so. When ...
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how NOT to restore deleted files and folders with CrashPlan?

I want to use our corporate CrashPlan backup in order to transfer files from my current (backed up) laptop to the replacement one. This just seems easier and more correct procedure than attaching an ...
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Will TrueCrypt cause problems on a CrashPlan backup destination?

I recently began using my home computer as a remote backup destination for my "server" at work. I'm using CrashPlan, which is working quite nicely. I also have my personal files on the same drive, ...
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Is there a way to add a Crashplan friend without a friend code?

I've got a non-technical friend whose backup strategy is 'cross fingers and hope'. I've decided this is unacceptable (because I'll be the one called when hope stops working), so I installed Crashplan ...
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Synchronizing and Backing Up From OS X To Ubuntu

Last weekend I set up a small personal file server where I store most of my files. The server runs Ubuntu 13.10. For the purposes of accessing and reading/writing most files, this server works fine. ...
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Is there a way to remove a deleted file from my backup set without first restoring it?

I've got a directory in my /home/<user>/ folder that holds log dumps. A couple of days ago I decided to do some housecleaning and deleted the logs. Just now, I realized that Crashplan was ...
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Deduplication efficiency with TrueCrypt File container and crashplan

I have a 100GB truecrypt container file (among lots of other things) that I am backing up with crashplan onto an external HDD. I have disabled "Preserve modification timestamp of file containers" so ...
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How do i restore directly from a Crashplan backup destination hard drive on another computer?

I don't know if my title managed to describe my question, so here is an example: Suppose i have two home computers A and B both running e.g. windows 7. B is my home server, and it has an extra hard ...
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Is Crashplan good for developers? [closed]

I am currently examining Crashplan and find it decent except one thing, they have an unavoidable set of excluded files, like part/tmp/temp files and others. While this can be good for media file ...
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Crashplan + TrueCrypt - Overkill?

Crashplan already has an option to encrypt the data. And if selected, this stores the encrypted file on the server. Truecrypt certainly has lot more options, but for basic usage, wouldn't ...
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Restore a backup if Crashplan disappears

I am thinking about using Crashplan as a backup solution. I am planning on making incremental backups of my computer (Daily, Monthly, Yearly). The archive file that Crashplan uses for incremental ...
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Crashplan: Disable cloud backup option permanently

I am thinking of purchasing Crashplan as a backup solution. I want to back up my computer to a different local computer on the LAN and to a friends computer offsite. I do not want to use Crashplan's ...
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What's the proper way to setup TrueCrypt and Crashplan?

I need to protect a relatively small number of sensitive files on my computer, and I'd like to use TrueCrypt for that purpose. At the same time, I have recently started using CrashPlan, and I would ...
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Is there a way to make Crashplan make smaller backup files.. so I can use Skydrive as cloud backup?

Title basically says it all; Right now Crashplan makes backup files that are much bigger than the filesize that Skydrive allows. Does anyone know of a way around this?
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How to backup up with CrashPlan to Google Drive?

Can you use the free version of CrashPlan to backup your hard drive, or most likely a subset thereof, to Google Drive, assuming of course you have enough available space on Google Drive? Are there any ...
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Crashplan backups after upgrading windows

I'm about to upgarde my Vista PC (I know, I know ...) where I have hundreds of GBs stored in crashplan backups. The backup files are located in my "G:" drive so I would like to, after the upgrade is ...
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Why is Crashplan so slow to upload my computer's files?

I just installed Crashplan on my MBP running OS X Lion. Crashplan is extremely slow in uploading all my files. Sitting overnight, it only has backed up about 4GB out of 450GB. Crashplan itself shows ...
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What files, file types, and folders to exclude from user folder backup?

When backing up a user and shared users folder using the backup software of your choice on the operating system of your choice what files, file types, and folders do you exclude from the backup?
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Force reaping of java zombie processes on OS X 10.7

I have CrashPlan running on my MacBook Pro, and it went a little haywire. Essentially, it caused a fork bomb. Fortunately, I had an open Terminal window and was able to run this command: sudo ...
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Crashplan won't back up or restore from external hd. How can I get my data?

I set Crashplan to back up my data to my external hard-drive, which was listed as G:/ at the time. Unfortunately, the computer would assign that letter to whatever drive was connected first on any ...
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using crashplan to backup multiple machines to crashplan-central using a single hub machine

I am playing around with CrashPlan for the last few days, and i am still trying to get the hang of it. one thing i have noticed is that upload to CrashPlan Central from my work laptop is only sending ...
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Restoring files with CrashPlan has errors, what does it mean?

I'm restoring some files with CrashPlan -- well, lots of files, actually -- and it registered some errors. Do you know what they are exactly? Files that couldn't be restored and are lost forever or ...
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Can CrashPlan recover from two different locations?

My hard disk failed. :( Could be worse: I have backups (three actually). I know for a fact that the backup on my NAS is not complete and that the backup in CrashPlan central is very, very complete (I ...
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Speed up CrashPlan by transferring backups between computers using external HD?

I've just set up CrashPlan between three computers in the family (in three different locations) so that they all backup to each other over the internet. The problem is that the backup files are huge ...
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How to configure QoS for CrashPlan, which connects on HTTPS port, without affecting all other HTTPS traffic?

CrashPlan appears to upload stuff on the standard HTTPS port 443. Is there any way to allocate it bulk QoS priority separately from all other HTTPS traffic, or am I completely stuffed? I'm using ...
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Will crashplan offsite backup work if crashplan goes out of business?

I really like the idea of using crashplan for it's offsite backup to another computer. However, seeing as how these types of services come and go seemingly daily or change plan pricing like Mozy did ...
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Does CrashPlan allow upload via FTP?

I've got the free version of CrashPlan and I am backing up my computers to each other. My web hosting provider allows me to use 50GB online storage for backup, and I'd like to integrate that with ...
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Can I recover from a complete OS X hard drive crash using CrashPlan Central?

The CrashPlan web site states: Once your files are backed up, CrashPlan continuously checks that your files are 100% healthy and ready to restore when you need them. If it finds any ...