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How do I create a differently-named backup of a single file for each day?

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I have a site that is running Small Business Server using Acronis True Image ECHO Server for its daily backups. They work fine.

However, I need to do a daily backup of a single (non-database) file - but I need each backup file to be of a different name so that I can go back to a particular backup from weeks/months ago if I need to.

The backup drive is a huge USB external disk and it is unlikely that ten thousand copies of the single file would fill up the drive.

I can't see a way of doing this in Acronis True Image, as it normally does either full or incremental backups.

Is there a simple solution, such as creating a batch file that simply copies the file to the backup drive with the current date as part of the file name? The batch file could then be added as a scheduled task.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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