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SyncBackSE Question
May 2, 2021 08:52:17   #
jerryc41 Loc: Catskill Mts of NY
 
I have several Profiles for backing up three external drives and a NAS, using SyncBackSE. Is there a way to make up a generic Profile for an external drive? For example, let's say I have a drive, and I want to copy folders from another drive. Rather than make up a new Profile every time I want to do that, can I make up a basic Profile to use to copy from one drive to another. Changing the external drive name is no problem, but I'd rather not have to make up a whole detailed Profile each time.

Thanks, in advance.

EDIT: I remembered that I have a solution that doesn't involve SyncBack. I've used FreeFileSync in the past, and it works very well. It's similar to the old DOS program Dirmatch, from PC magazine. You compare two folders (Remember when they were called Directories?) and then make one folder match the other.

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May 3, 2021 21:35:33   #
OleMe Loc: Montgomery Co., MD
 
Think about rsync for windows: cwRsync and use the --include-from option. You put a list of files and folders into a txt file which is called by the option. If you've used the DOS command line, you can larn rsync, a powerful backup program with many options.

/Roger

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May 4, 2021 11:58:16   #
jerryc41 Loc: Catskill Mts of NY
 
OleMe wrote:
Think about rsync for windows: cwRsync and use the --include-from option. You put a list of files and folders into a txt file which is called by the option. If you've used the DOS command line, you can larn rsync, a powerful backup program with many options.

/Roger


Thanks. I'll take a look.

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