Adding Copy Jobs
1. On the Copy Jobs page, click
2. Enter a name for the Copy Job.
3. The Overwrite Setting determines what happens to files in the destination location if they have the
same name as those in the source location. Select one of the following values from the Overwrite
Setting drop-down menu:
Overwrite and don't delete — Files in the destination location are overwritten with files from
the source location. Any files in the destination location that are not in the source location are
Overwrite and delete — Files in the destination location are overwritten with files from the
source location. Any files in the destination location that are not in the source location are
deleted. The destination location becomes an exact copy of the source location.
Don't overwrite — Only files in the source location that are not in the destination location are
copied. No files are overwritten in the destination location.
1. In the From: section, click
want to copy. In the dialog, enter the Device Name or IP address in the text box, or select a device
from the list. If a connected device is not listed, click the Refresh button.
2. Click OK to save your selection or click Cancel.
3. The Protocol drop-down menu displays if the source device is different from the device you are
currently accessing; for example, it could be a separate NAS device on your network. From the
Protocol drop-down menu, choose one of the following:
Windows File Sharing — The default value in the menu is Windows File Sharing and in most
cases you should accept the default value. For more information, refer to
on page 30.
rsync — The rsync protocol can provide faster copying, but may not be available on all
devices. If you are able to select the rsync protocol, and you want the rsync Copy Job to be
secure, select the Use secure rsync (SSH) option. Enter the rsync username and password
for the rsync server to or from which you are copying. The rsync username and password is
set up on a different device than the device on which you are creating the Copy Job. For more
information on creating an rsync user, refer to
Device or Other Computers
4. Enter a valid username and password, if applicable, for the device to provide access to its folders.
5. To select a specific folder, click
the Copy dialog box, select all Shares or a folder, and select one of the following options for the
Copy Job from the drop-down menu:
The selected folder and its contents — copies the selected folder and its contents. If the
destination is a folder, a new folder will be created for each source folder. If the destination is
Top Level, a new top-level folder is created on the destination device for each source folder.
. A Copy Job is added to the top of the list and the Information
to select a source location. This is the location of the files you
rsync: Synchronizing Files with Another Storage
on page 28.
to select a source location for the What to copy: section. In
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