Xopero can make a backup of shared data on local network. To create a valid backup set, you need an address to the resources in UNC format as well as valid access credentials.
|Network drives backup requires adding Windows user rights to the Xopero_backupagent service: Admin rights to the service.|
Create a backup set
Within a single backup set you can configure a backup of more than one network locations. To create a network data backup set, launch a Backup set wizard by clicking New backup set in My backup sets tab.
In the filed What you want to backup? select Advanced copy and then Network drives from the dropdown list. Remeber to Name your backup set.
To configure backup of a single network location, go to Define next Network Drive area and enter the UNC path (ex. \\192.168.1.30\documents) in the Folder path field. If selected network share requires autentication, check the Authenticate option and enter credentials (username and password) of a user, who has rights to this share.
By clicking Add, selected path will be added to the backup set. If you enter wrong path or credentials, application will show you an error.
The new share will be shown on the list of added paths as well as new tab will be shown, where you can edit its configuration.
To create the new backup set, click Save
To restore data from backup, you need to open Xopero and go to Restoring. On the file list you will see folders that are bind with previously backed up network drives.
|Xopero allows only to restore network data to a local computer. If you want them to be located on source machine, you need to copy them to that machine after restore process.|
You can either restore all the files by selecting the whole branch or restore only single files by selecting them within the folder. By clicking Restore selected you will open restore options window, where you can select destination folder where all the files will be saved.