backing up of files or settings

  • SimonWagner
  • 06/23/07
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Posted: Thu, 2007-06-21 08:27

Hi there,

When I backup my virtual servers using the scheduled backup, everything works.

Except that I would love to add the current date/time to the backup's filename so I can have multiple versions on the remote server, otherwise the backup overwrites 'yesterdays' backup.

How can I do this, or better, when will you add this? ;)

Thanks a lot

simon


Re: backing up of files or settings

  • Joe
  • 10/23/08
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  • Sun, 2009-06-07 07:03

Hey Simon,

You can already do it. On the backup form check the box labeled "Do strftime-style time substitutions on file or directory name". Then you can use any of the UNIX standard time variables in your filename or directory name. Click the option to get popup help for all of the available variables.

And example would be:

virtualmin.com-%d%m%Y

Which would include the day, month and year in the filename.