I Do Not Understand the 2 GB Limitation for the Mirror Backup

Mirror backups do not have a 2 GB limitation. The restriction occurs only when you are doing mirror backups with compression without rollback. Any other scenario will not be restricted by this 2 GB limitation. Mirror backups scan all files to delete missing files/folders from archive. Therefore, making it exceed this size will lead to […]

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How to Delete Backup Jobs in Genie Backup Manager

SYMPTOMS You might have configured a backup job and then stopped using it and want to delete it from the jobs menu in Genie Backup Manager (GBM).   RESOLUTION Open Genie Backup Manager → Click Tools on the menu bar → Jobs Manager. Select the unwanted backup job by clicking on it → Remove. The […]

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Files with Deep Folder Path are not Shown in the Backup Folder

This is due to the fact that Windows does not allow to store file/folder paths that exceed 260 characters. Therefore, Genie Backup Manager has a GRename technology that renames these files with the path and stores them in non-native form located in a GRename folder. When restoring or extracting via catalog, all files will be […]

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How to Rotate Backups Using Advanced Scheduling

Rotating backup types is recommended for a more reliable backup solution. The following examples will demonstrate how to perform this practice easily Using the Advanced Schedule of Genie Backup Manager (GBM).   Example 1 Perform full backups on the first Sunday of the month and differential backups weekly on Fridays: In the Advanced Schedule view, […]

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Mirror Backups on Removable Media

Mirror backup includes all files that have changed since the last normal (full) or mirror backup using the files’ last modified date and time stamp. Missing files will also be deleted from the backup set. The resulting backup archive consists of either one compressed file or one folder. However, this process takes a long time […]

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Not Receiving E-mail Notification After Backup

SYMPTOMS The test mail works, but when actual backup is made, you are not getting an E-mail notification.   CAUSE Sending the email notification for this specific backup job is not enabled.   RESOLUTION Open your Genie Backup Manager. Click on Edit Previous Jobs → Select the backup job which you are having the issue […]

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