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Dave Nimai
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Hi!

Was wondering if anyone could suggest an application or a tool that could be hosted on windows server or ubuntu that would be able to backup an SMB share to another SMB share via one full backup and then incremental daily backups.

I'm then looking to backup that smb share to AWS.
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Tom CieslikIT Engineer
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If you want to backup just only share, then use Windows Backup and setup 2 backups, Full and incremental and put it into schedule
Laroy ShtotlandIT Security Consultant
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HardLink Backup works to provide multiple backups using hardlinks to deduplicate the data and save space. http://www.lupinho.net/en/hardlinkbackup/

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Windows backup unfortunately will not allow me to backup an SMB share to another SMB share.

Veeam Endpoint Backup also will not allow me to point one SMB share to backup to another SMB share.
Laroy ShtotlandIT Security Consultant
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When you map a network drive, it becomes mapped only under a respective Windows account on the local machine - and this specifics can cause different issues. Have you tried to use UNC path to specify a network share?
\\ServerName\Sharename\ OR \\192.168.0.1\Sharename\
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Laroy ShtotlandIT Security Consultant
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Well, if you need a 3rd-party software only for that, I think Cloudbacko is cheaper.

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We're going with Crashplan.

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