I really like the software, but in the past I was a Mac user and used Time Machine backup. I would love to have the ability to set backup frequency, ie every 1 hour, every 4 hours, every 12 hours, once a day, once a week etc. Also what kind of backup is there, reverse incremental, incremental, or forever-forward incremental? Any plans to make reverse incremental?
by Dima P. » Wed Dec 17, 2014 8:07 pm people like this post
Hello Charles, Thank you for the feedback!
There is no limitation on restore point’s creation except the option Create backup no more often than XX. You can set daily backup plus any event and have more than one backup a day. The default backup mode is forever incremental. No plans for additional backup modes
by cfvonner » Mon Dec 29, 2014 4:13 pm people like this post
I use reverse incremental backups heavily on my Veeam B&R system, so it would be nice to be able to do the same with the Endpoint Backup system. Mainly, I like the idea that the most recent backup file is a complete, contemporary backup of a local system. On a desktop/laptop system, I am less concerned with recovering files from points-in-time past and more concerned with recovering a failed hard disk.
by NashBrydges » Mon Jan 05, 2015 4:32 pm people like this post
If there are no plans on having reverse incremental then I would like to see the ability to select how often a full backup is made. Otherwise to restore a volume would mean that if one of those backup points was missing/corrupted, the backup would fail, am I correct? It could also significantly increase the time required for a full restore without a reverse incremental backup or at least the ability to schedule a full backup without manual intervention. Apologies if this functionality already exists and I've just been too lazy to find it
by cfvonner » Tue Jan 06, 2015 6:43 pm people like this post
So does Endpoint Backup verify the integrity of the entire chain prior to running each backup? I've got to imagine that will degrade performance as the chain gets bigger and bigger. Also, what if a backup gets corrupted before the next backup run, and you need to restore right then?