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#28743 – Incremental backup

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Tuesday, 14 November 2017 08:41 CST
assitecno
Hi,
I set succesfully an automated backup where I have included all but the "uploads" folder so that eventually I can restore a working system. I left out the "uploads" because it's too much consistent (almost 10GB) and I have set for this folder a specific backup with DirectFTP and "Files only, incremental" as backup type.

Now I have a security question.
Reading the documentation I understand that deleted files/folders will not be replicated to the backup so that these will remain, but modified files (assuming that could be corrupt by a hacker) will be overwritten to the backup, making this corrupt in turn. Isn'n it?

Thank you

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Tuesday, 14 November 2017 10:22 CST
dlb
You are correct, you are only keeping one copy of the files so if they become corrupted you will not be able to recover them.


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Tuesday, 14 November 2017 10:45 CST
assitecno
Thanks Dale.
 
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 10:47 CST
dlb
You're welcome!


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