Author Topic: suggestion: about the backup logfile  (Read 896 times)

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suggestion: about the backup logfile
« on: May 26, 2009, 11:25:46 pm »
   

Buffalo LinkStation Mini

Model# LS-WS500GL/R1

Firmware: 1.04

Configured for RAID1

 

This is a very minor suggestion - I noticed that the Disk Backup's optional log file is principally just a list of all files in the destination share as they appear upon completion of the backup.  For backups with type=Overwrite, it would be more interesting if the logfile contained only the list of files/folders which were new or changed.

 

Also I noticed that when you choose the optional log file, you get one log file per source data share, and it is placed in the share upon completion of the backup.  I think it would make more sense to have a single log file for one backup operation, regardless of the number of shares, and it should be placed in the destination folder not the source folder.

 

Just a suggestion.