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Mar 22, 2022
Backup4all 9.x
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On the Notifications page of the Options window (accessible from the File, Options menu item) you can configure the expiration time for each notification message type.


Active profile - Here you can select which profile to be used:
  • Silent - no notifications will be displayed
  • Normal - notifications will be shown for all basic actions
  • Verbose - notifications will be shown for all actions
  • Custom - user defined for which actions to display notifications
Here is the list of all message types:
  • Action started
  • Action finished with success
  • Action finished with warnings
  • Action paused
  • Action resumed
  • Action stopped
  • Action canceled
  • File or folder errors
  • Ask for backup label
  • Split mirror file confirmation
  • SFTP host key confirmation
  • Overwrite confirmation at restore
  • File not found at restore
  • File not found in zip at restore
  • FTP destination warnings
  • SFTP destination warnings
  • Backup folder creation errors
  • Disk prompts and warnings
  • CD, DVD or Bluray destination warnings
  • Delete confirmation for smart backup
  • Cloud storage destination warnings
  • Force independent split warning
  • Backup source not available warning
  • Resume zip upload for previous backup
Select a message type to modify it. Here are the options available for each message type:
  • Show notification - check this option if you want to see a notification message for the selected action
  • Popup noficiation - check this option if you want the message to be shown in a popup window. Otherwise it will be shown in the Backup4all status bar.
  • Expires in - set the expiration time for the selected message type. By default is 2 minutes.
Notifications window
The notifications window shows different messages for user. There could be informal messages or actions required.
At the bottom there are 3 buttons: to show the notifications window from File->Options->Notifications, to expand all notifications and the last button to collapse all notifications.
You can also Dismiss all notifications or you can simply press Close to hide the notifications window.