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What is Copy backup

Copy backup is a backup that copies all selected files but does not mark each file as having been backed up. In other words, the archive attribute is not cleared. Copying can be carried out between normal and incremental backups because copying does not affect these other backup operations.

Backup to Blu-ray

This article explains how to back up to Blu-ray using Backup4all and the advantages it offers.

IncrediMail - Backup Plugin

IncrediMail is a free email program that manages all your email messages, communications, contact details and email transactions, while adding a bit of fun given the impressive amount of similies it has. This article presents briefly what Incredimail is and how to back it up using the plugin system supported by Backup4all.

Thunderbird Backup Plugin

Thunderbird is a free (open source) cross-platform email and news client developed by Mozilla. Using the backup plugin system supported by Backup4all you can back-up Thunderbird and thus protect related information from getting lost (emails, news items).

Backup strategy: scheduled daily/weekly/monthly backups combined with cleanup operations

This backup strategy consists of the following operations: performing incremental backups each day Monday through Thursday, performing differential backups each week on Friday, performing cleanup operations (to erase incrementals) each week on Friday, performing full backups in the last Saturday of the month, performing cleanup operations (to erase differentials) in the last Saturday of the month

Total Commander backup plugin

Total Commander is a file manager software for Windows, Windows CE, and Windows Mobile. This article presents briefly what Total Commander is and how to back it up using the plugin system supported by Backup4all.

How to create a private-public key pair

This article explains how to create a private-public key pair. Private-public key cryptography is a relatively new cryptographic approach whose distinguishing characteristic is the use of asymmetric key algorithms instead of symmetric key algorithms.

How to use the Scheduler

This article explains how to schedule backup jobs in Backup4all. A scheduler can be set for a backup to be executed automatically at certain time intervals (daily, weekly, monthly) or at system startup, logon, when idle or shutdown.

Backup MS SQL Server data

This article explains how to backup MS SQL Server data with Backup4all using a scheduled task. The database files are locked by the MS SQL Server. In order to backup these files and avoid data corruption, it is necessary to perform some actions.

Internet Download Manager - Backup plugin

Internet Download Manager is a computer application that increases download speed with built-in download logic accelerator, resume and schedule downloads. This article presents briefly what Internet Download Manager is and how to back it up using the plugin system supported by Backup4all.

How to backup Outlook Express emails and settings

This backup article explains how to backup Outlook Express emails and settings, not Microsoft Outlook. Outlook Express emails are stored in .dbx files. For each folder in Outlook Express a .dbx file is assigned.

FileZilla Server backup plugin

FileZilla Server is a server that supports FTP and FTP over SSL/TLS which provides secure encrypted connections to the server. This article presents briefly what Filezilla server is and how to back it up using the plugin system supported by Backup4all.

How to use advanced settings in Backup4all

Options on this page affect the way a particular backup job is executed. Options that are marked with (*) might not be available in your edition - check Feature Matrix for detailed information on differences between editions.

How to back up data without using zip compression

This article explains how to back up data keeping the original file format (without using compression). The Mirror backup type is the only one that does not use zip compression. The resulted backup will be an exact copy (mirror) of the source files, without altering their initial file format.

Backup from FTP

This article explains how to backup files and folder from an FTP account using Backup4all. The idea is to use a third party application (such as NetDrive) to map the FTP account as a local drive. This way, Backup4all will recognize the mapped drive as a valid source for backups and you'll be able to backup your websites, FTP files.

Backup from network

You can backup your data from external drives using Backup4all. If you have multiple computers in your network and want to back up all of them from the server, you can set up the backup using Backup4all. Network administrators can install Backup4all on a single computer using a single registration key. All workstations can be backed up from there.

Restore data after a hard drive crash

This article explains how to restore files and folders from a backup after a hard drive crash. Backup4all creates standard zip files thus to restore data from a backup it is not necessary to use it, you can use other compatible zip programs.

How to configure the email notifications

Send Email notifications is a very useful feature that enables Backup4all to send an email with information about the status of the performed backup job upon its completion.

Which One Touch Backup HDD enclosures is Backup4all compatible with?

Some HDD enclosures have a button that allows starting the execution of an associated program. If you have such a device, Backup4all might be configured to run a certain backup job when that button is pressed. Backup4all is fully compatible with all the One Touch Backup HDD enclosures produced by A-TEC Subsystem from Taiwan.

Backup your data to Amazon S3

Amazon S3 is an web service that can be used to store and retrieve any amount of data from anywhere on the web. It was designed to make web-scale computing easier for developers.