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127 views

How to mirror a filesystem structure but without any content

This is needed for backup purposes. Just the index of the entire fs structure. I can do such image with a FAR plugin. How can the same be achieved in the GNUverse? Mirroring means perfect copy, i.e. ...
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2answers
830 views

How to mirror multiple sources to a single destination?

I have multiple 2-3TB drives inside and connected to my working PC. The data I want to backup on each system lies in the folder "digitalized" (photos, time-lapse, etc). I have a NAS (PC with 8 drives ...
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1answer
188 views

check physical contents of hard disk connected in software Raid 1 / Windows 7

I have two 500GB hard disks configured in raid 1 (mirroring) on Windows 7. It is being labelled as 'Healthy' in Windows. As you know, these are accessed as one partition of 500GB. Is there any tool ...
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1answer
203 views

Backing files up with Dropbox and Google Drive simultaneously

I know there are potentially ways to do this by putting your dropbox folders within your Google Drive folder, but it makes me a bit nervous. I have plenty of room on my hard drive, so figured maybe ...
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2answers
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Are there any good software-based RAID 1 mirroring alternatives to Windows 7 Computer Management?

I only have Windows 7 Home Premium, not Professional, so the mirroring option isn't available in Computer Management. Are there any good alternatives? It's possible RAID 1 is overkill for what I'm ...
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4answers
1k views

What software should I use to make a copy of my hard drive in ISO format?

I want to make a complete copy of my hard drive (and I have the capability to boot off external media to allow for unmounting of hard drive partitions). However, the majority of "ghosting" software I ...
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1answer
162 views

Sync and Encrypt

My question is quite similar to this but the difference is that I want the sync application to encrypt the files before it puts them in the destination and also the destination is accessed by FTP. ...
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1answer
463 views

2TB NTFS storage HDD, backup/mirror/sync to external HDD, software options/solutions needed

I have a 2TB internal HDD, with a single NTFS(Windows 7) partition used for storage purposes. I want to backup/mirror/sync it to an external 2TB HDD. From what I know that mirroring can be done ...
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1answer
477 views

How to mirror a hard disk and restore it later without OS installed?

My windoes 7 has been installed on a 128gb SSD drive C:. Unfortunately I screwed some programs that now I require to reinstall windows again. But before formatting my OS drive I want to make a mirror ...
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5answers
1k views

File-based encrypt-and-sync solution for Windows

There exists many syncing and backup solutions out there, but I have yet to find a setup that will cover ALL the following behavior: I want the ability to designate local folder B as the "encrypted ...
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2answers
1k views

How to mirror folders to a different hard drive?

What I have: RAID 0 partition with 3 disks (A) a 500 gb disk (B) What I want to do: Mirror folders from A to B I want the backup folders to be fully accessible, so a backup program that ...
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4answers
471 views

Periodic “mirroring” of boot disk in Windows 7

Is it possible to take a full copy of the system (C:) drive in Windows 7 to another disk, whilst running the OS. The intention is, to keep 2 drives in the system (a main drive and a backup drive) and ...
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1answer
636 views

create one-way directory mirror on ubuntu 10.10

I use a laptop with a harddrive smaller than my external at home. I want to be able to mirror the contents of the full install i.e. the OS (and the whole "/" partition) as a full mirror, meaning that ...
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2answers
219 views

Backup/mirroring software with file name obfuscation

I'm looking for a mirroring/backup program that will obfuscate the file name of the files being mirrored. For example, say I have a file with something incriminating in the file name. I'd like the ...
0
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1answer
132 views

Restore/Imaging On Different Physical Machines

I've used a couple of disk-imaging tools in the past; but they always required the hardware on the machine be identical to the one that created the image. Is this still the case? I have a ...
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3answers
9k views

How do I mirror a hard drive using Windows 7 Pro?

Is there an out of the box solution to mirror one hard drive to another? I'm using Windows 7 Professional and I have 2 500GB hard drives. I want to mirror both of them so if one of them dies I can ...
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3answers
838 views

Multiple Machines - rsync - is that the answer?

I have 2 computers which mirror the same data. Is rsync the best tool I have to keep these 2 machines in sync? One is a desktop, the other is a laptop, both of which run linux. Walter
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2answers
2k views

robocopy /mir problem

i am using robocopy to take backup from one folder with following syntax robocopy "source" "destination" /mir but the issue i am facing is if file is in destination but not in source, its ...
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1answer
657 views

Backing up default windows installation with dd from linux running on another partition - is this feasible?

I am preparing to reinstall my system. I am thinking about creating a multi boot with a linux distro+Windows 7 to choose from when starting up. I would love to be able to skip all the hassle of ...
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2answers
336 views

How can I set up an automated local mirror of my Blogger blog?

I want to create a local backup of my Blogger blog including local copies of all images and videos. Whenever I post a new blog, I'd like it mirrored locally within 24 hours. Wget --mirror in a cron ...
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3answers
4k views

Mirror/Backup from SSH/SFTP to Windows

What I am trying to do is mirror a directory (recursively) from a server I can SSH/SFTP to, to a Windows machine. I want to do this as part of a script, so it can be automated. I only want to copy ...
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3answers
662 views

Backup software advice needed (for continuously mirroring data from USB stick)

I'd like some advice related to good practices when working from a USB stick. In particular about backup software. I have my own homemade backup (C# + JFileSync), but this would be for my wife who's ...
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3answers
6k views

How to encrypt data on an external hard drive?

I want to secure my external (1 TB) hard drive that I use as a physical back-up for my home computer so that if the drive is stolen (eg burglary) then the data is not easily accessible by a common or ...
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3answers
4k views

continuous mirror with external hard disk

I have a laptop that I wish to backup. The best method for me is to periodically attach an external drive and mirror the internal drive to it (of course after the first time only the delta changes ...