This article shows how to create an incremental backup, how the limit can be applied and how each type of limit works. In Backup4all you can limit the number of file versions or limit the number of backup versions. In the last case you can set the application to merge the old versions before deletion in order to keep as many backup versions as possible.
Author: Lorant (Softland) Updated on: 2019-09-17Read article
To create a new backup job, click on the "New" button from the application's toolbar. For each backup job you must specify at least its name, a valid storage destination and the source files, the rest of the options not being mandatory. In New Backup Wizard, you can switch anytime to Advanced mode for more configuration options.
Author: Adrian (Softland) Updated on: 2019-06-20Read article
To create a backup plugin for a specific program, you will need to install the Backup4all Plugin Creator and also another application that will monitor the 3rd party program installation. Using the information from the monitoring program, Backup4all Plugin Creator will generate an XML file (backup plugin) that can be loaded in Backup4all as a Predefined Backup. Please note that advanced computer skills are required to create a backup plugin.
Author: Adrian (Softland) Updated on: 2019-02-18Read article
Backup4all supports file encryption for backup types using zip archives (smart, full, differential, incremental, mirror with zip). There are two encryption methods: standard encryption and AES encryption (128/192/256 bits). In this article we will show you how to set Backup4all to encrypt the files in backups.
Author: Lorant (Softland) Updated on: 2019-07-23Read article
FBackup is a freeware backup program developed by Softland, the same company that makes Backup4all. FBackup has limited features in comparison to Backup4all, thus if you need the extra features you can upgrade to it. This article explains how you can import the backup jobs (and schedulers) in Backup4all from FBackup.
Author: Lorant (Softland) Updated on: 2019-09-11Read article
In this article we will show you how to test a backup using Backup4all. There are two types of test in Backup4all: - independent test for one or more versions of a backup (you can select any version for testing) - automatic test which is performed after the backup execution and will test the latest version of a backup
Author: Lorant (Softland) Updated on: 2019-07-26Read article
This article shows you how to create a backup to FTP destination using SSL encryption. When you connect through FTP to a remote computer you send the username and password in clear, unencrypted text. Anyone along the route can access what you are sending, including your username and password, if the data is not encrypted.
Author: Lorant (Softland) Updated on: 2019-07-22Read article
Before purchasing a license and activating it online you have the option of testing it for free. The trial version has the same features as the paid version and it will work for 30 days. To continue using it after the trial expires, you will have to purchase a license and activate it. Once the program is activated, you will be able to continue using Backup4all without having to reconfigure anything extra.
Author: Lorant (Softland) Updated on: 2019-09-13Read article
In this article we will show how to back up your Android smartphone or tablet using Backup4all. More and more people keeps a lot of information (images, documents, music, videos, other files etc) on their smartphone, so it is important to have them backed up.
Author: Adrian (Softland) Updated on: 2020-06-18Read article
An automated backup is a scheduled backup configured to run daily, weekly, monthly or with a custom frequency set by the user. The backup does not need to be performed manually because the application will start and execute the backup at its scheduled time.
Author: Lorant (Softland) Updated on: 2019-08-28Read article
When you have multiple removable/external drives that you connect to your computer one at a time, they could be assigned with the same drive letter in Windows. When the scheduler runs, Backup4all will automatically run the backup to the currently connected hard drive assigned with the selected drive letter. If you want to use only one drive for backups and the others for different projects, you need to make sure the backup won't be executed on the wrong hard drive connected at that time.
Author: Lorant (Softland) Updated on: 2019-07-04Read article
The Mirror backup type will create in destination an exact copy of the source files, without zipping them. This article explains how to create a Mirror backup job in Backup4all, how to keep multiple backup versions in destination and how to limit them.
Author: Adrian (Softland) Updated on: 2020-03-27Read article
This article will explain all the backup job icons that could appear for running, warnings or errors. The backup job icons will help you to easily recognize a specific backup job or to see which jobs have warnings or errors and try to fix the problems.
Author: Lorant (Softland) Updated on: 2019-07-03Read article
This article shows you how to backup to FTP destination using proxy server. The proxy server acts as an intermediary between a computer and the Internet. It is associated with a gateway server (that separates the local network from the outside network) and a firewall (that protects the network from outside intrusion).
Author: Lorant (Softland) Updated on: 2019-07-12Read article
This article explains how to backup videos with Backup4all. You can choose to back up your video files located in My Documents folder by using the specific plugin or you can set a filter to include in backup only video files extensions.
Author: Adrian (Softland) Updated on: 2019-10-07Read article
The Create Shortcut window can be opened from the File->Create Shortcut... menu item or by right-clicking the backup job from the backup list and selecting Create Shortcut... It creates a shortcut for the backup job on a designated location and you can simply run the backup job by double-clicking it.
Author: Lorant (Softland) Updated on: 2019-08-23Read article
This article will describe and explain several terms as cloud storage, cloud backup and how are they used. The term Cloud Backup is referring to uploading your data to a site like Carbonite, Mozy, Amazon S3, Google Drive, Azure, Amazon, One Drive, Box or Dropbox, HiDrive. Fueled by affordable bandwidth and capacity optimization technologies, cloud-based backup became a popular alternative to portable media.
Author: Lorant (Softland) Updated on: 2019-07-10Read article
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Author: Adrian (Softland) Updated on: 2020-12-14Read article