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I currently run a minecraft server off my pc for me and a few friends.I ts online about 6 hours a day and sometimes people don't agree and start trying to destroy other peoples things (ingame).

Well to combat this, I want to make a backup of the server folder(approx 40mb) every hour (or if its possible, only backup whats changed!).

Thing is, out of all the software I have tried, none have done what I want it to. The shortest time I can get is 1 day, or with some tweaking, every hour from a set time, but does not start on windows... -_-.

Does anyone know of such software that will do this? I was thinking of making it in VB, but this time I just cant be bothered with the fuss.

In a nutshell, this is optimally what I am looking for:

Automatic backup every Hour
Starts with windows
Ability to only backup whats changed
Maybe compression, but this is a minor thing.

and a huge bonus would be the ability to "Archive" the backups for a week, so in total there would be no more then 168 (one every hour for 7 days) and automatically deletes the oldest one.

I am also willing to use a .bat script, anything to get this done.

If someone can come up with something I will be forever in your debt.

Thanks in advance,
- Kieron
    
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I was recommended SyncBack and it works great. You should be able to set any interval you like.
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Awesome, will take a look in a sec.

I didn't know such fussy software existed =]
    
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Yeah, from what I can tell, there are TONS of options. I used most of the default ones since I backup my HTPC/server drive to another every night at 3 am. I'm pretty sure the software allows for any time interval and about 50 billion other options.
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The scheduling uses windows scheduling software which does not allow for an hourly backup unfortunately

It was worth a shot though.
    
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Hmm, how often can you set it for? This makes me think it should work...: http://www.2brightsparks.com/help/in...kb&article=188
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post #7 of 7
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I bit the bullet and wrote what I needed in VB. Works a treat so Dont worry about it now.

Sort of on topic though, is there a way to make winrar/7zip automatically compress each folder into a zip then delete the folder?

I have currently made the program backup the folder every hour so it looks like this on my removable drive:

Saturday-0
Saturday-1
Saturday-2 etc. (the number is the hour it backed up on)

I want it to look like this

Saturday-0.zip
Saturday-1.zip
Saturday-2.zip
(This can be done on startup, doesn't need to be every hour)

Any Idea's?
    
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