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HI
I need to know how to zip up certain files and folders in one file and the copy that file accross the network unziping the files and folders on the other network Automatically.
I just need to setup a scheduler

many thanks
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if all you are trying to achieve is to make sure the files are in sync.. then why don't you use something like rsync.

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What is that!  I have a wan and need to move data from the branch to head office will this work rsynch

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rsync helps move files/directories and is easy on the bandwidth since it moves delta changes instead of all the files. you mighe like to go through the wiki fore some more details. If you scroll down you will also find windows gui apps that use rsync and will help you set up quickly.

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just googled they say its slow on windows 2008  server

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Give it a try as the issues people face are with network settings that can be corrected. If you are willing to spend a few bucks there are commercial solutions that do incremental remote site backups and free you from worrying about it.

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Thanks willing to try anything never done it, do u have a step by step so can follow it, point me in the right direction
Back Up Linux And Windows Systems With BackupPC
This tutorial shows how you can back up Linux and Windows systems with BackupPC. BackupPC acts as a server and is installed on a Linux system, and from there it can connect to all Linux and Windows systems in your local network to back them up and restore them without interfering with the user's work on that system. On the clients minimal to no configuration is needed. BackupPC supports full and incremental backups, and it comes with a neat web frontend for the administrator and normal user so that backups and recoveries can be managed through a web browser:
http://www.howtoforge.com/linux_backuppc

It can back up Unix-like systems with native ssh and tar or rsync support, such as Linux, BSD, and Mac OSX, as well as Microsoft Windows shares with minimal configuration:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BackupPC
A local disk used as a backup destination returns speeds of 10+ Mbit/s depending on CPU performance.
Speeds of over 13 MB/s are attainable on a gigabit LAN when backing up a Linux client using rsync over SSH, even when the backup destination is non-local.
http://backuppc.sourceforge.net/

BackupPC is a high-performance, enterprise-grade backup system for backing up Linux, WinXX PCs, Macs and laptops to a server's disk. Features include clever pooling of identical files, no client-side software, and a powerful Apache/CGI user interface.

best and free
http://sourceforge.net/projects/backuppc/

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i know zero about linux, how hard is it where would one start
if you read my post again and go to the tutorial linl I had given you will see that this software is free and easy to use and runs on windows also.

BackupPC is a high-performance, enterprise-grade system for backing up Unix, Linux, WinXX, and MacOSX PCs, desktops and laptops to a server's disk. BackupPC is highly configurable and easy to install and maintain.

No client-side software is needed. The standard smb protocol is used to extract backup data on WinXX clients
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A full set of restore options is supported, including direct restore (via smbclient, tar, or rsync/rsyncd) or downloading a zip or tar file.

Introduction:
http://backuppc.sourceforge.net/info.html

BackupPC Documentation:
http://backuppc.sourceforge.net/faq/BackupPC.html


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thanks sorry just a bit mad here will try it tonight 11:50am here in South Africa
I am located in Tokyo, Japan
Thus I understand the time difference problem of being in another country.
Most question come from USA
In order to answer I have to stay up all night & try to find time to sleep during the day.

Good Luck

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I know the feeling
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I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

This question has been classified as abandoned and is closed as part of the Cleanup Program. See the recommendation for more details.
The question asker has confirmed my answer is viable by saying: "thanks sorry just a bit mad here will try it tonight"  quote; 12/07/11 06:50 PM, ID: 37248823

The question asker may have abondoned confirming my answer...but that does not make it any less correct.

This is valuable info. for others so do not waste it... by deleting it.

Award points or not? is up to you... but the info. is correct.