SyncToy

My target is shared folder data & destination is 1TB external drive.

i want to copy all the sharefolder data into external drive.So that i prepared the synctoy setup & manually run it successfully, but after preparing schedule task i tried to test it by making some changes in the sharefolder & run the schedule task, it shows me the  result "task completed", but when i check the external drives for any changes but its fails to do any kind of data updates. but manually it was working fine. can you please suggest me.

Operating system : windows server 2008 R2.
Target : \\hv1\data (share folder)
Destination : 1TB External Drive


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TaibaDXBAsked:
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rapcoCommented:
Please post Schedule Task settings and command you used for Synctoy.
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TaibaDXBAuthor Commented:
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rapcoCommented:
Try get back into the command.jpg and put the following

Programs/Script:  "C:\Program Files (x86)\SyncToyCmd.exe\"
Add arguments:   -R"FancyRose Data Backup"

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TaibaDXBAuthor Commented:
i tried it by puttng -R"FancyRose Data Backup", but it was not worked. i also tried to run the schedule task manually but it did not make any updates of data in the external drive.
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rapcoCommented:
Let's see if we can get it to work as a Shortcut, then as a Schedule Task.

Create a Shortcut for Synctoy, then add the -R parameters. Double click it, let's see what you get.
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TaibaDXBAuthor Commented:
As you said i did it but fails to get the result. you can see in the History.Jpg after making changes i test it. you find the time period of task.if i run the synctoy Manually it will work fine. see the synctoy run.jpg

if i schedule task it then it will not make any update of data, but it will show the task is completed (within 5 minutes). please suggest me something
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synctoy-run.jpg
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rapcoCommented:
With in SyncToy File > View Log, please paste results.
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rapcoCommented:
I have test it this way and works. Note space after -R.
SyncToy-ScheduleTask.png
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TaibaDXBAuthor Commented:
but it is not working on my pc, do have any alternate solution for this, you can see the history.jpg file for the timing of schedule task. but when i manually run the synctoy it is working.
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rapcoCommented:
Let's get back.

1. Create a simpler set called TEST (ECHO probably)
2. See if it works manually
3. We create a Shortcut in the desktop, pointing "C:\Program Files\SyncToy 2.0 Beta\SyncToyCmd.exe"
   3a. then -R"TEST"
4. See if works just double clicking the icon.

Post back results. ¿BTW anything on the logs?
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TaibaDXBAuthor Commented:
now i make a fresh setup for synctoy & make a pair folder name is Test, synctoy Action is "Contribute".
i manually run it successfully. After creating a schedule task & i test it again some problem.

My target is external Drive shared data  (which i shared to all user). i make my external drive as a share folder.

And the destination is external Drive (backup data).

both are external drives but 1 is share folder & other 1 is for data backup for this shared drive.which i forget to mention it before.You can see the synctoy-run.jpg for the details.

below is the schedule task details pic


schedule.JPG
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rapcoCommented:
Understood, probably is something around the pair name.

Can we create a pair with a single word name with the same selection as the original one?
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TaibaDXBAuthor Commented:
but i want to use "Contribute" as an action to secure my data which i cannot safe it in the ECHO and Synchronize option. so this reason i am using this Contribute option. can you please suggest me  
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TaibaDXBAuthor Commented:
i am still waiting for your reply.please suggest me what to do next.
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rapcoCommented:
I'm sorry some reason I did not submit my answer last time.

You can use the copy method you want I just usually use sync try create one from scratch.
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