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Topic # 87307 25-Jul-2011 13:41
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Looking for free / cheap ftp back up software.

 

I want some thing that’s easy and I can have running in sync mode to a hdd plugged into the back of our Vodafone router (will let us access it by ftp).

 

I have 2 XP pro boxes and 1 windows 7 laptop + 2 MacBook pros.

 

Any one fund any thing that’s any good?

 

I have tried a number of them they seem to only work with there own server and I want to use my server……

 

Thanks




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  Reply # 497819 25-Jul-2011 23:36
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Try Cobian Backup

http://www.educ.umu.se/~cobian/cobianbackup.htm

I was using it to push vhd backup images for offsite backup. But now moved to an iscsi solution over the internet.

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  Reply # 497890 26-Jul-2011 09:36
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If this in within your LAN and the vodafone router exposes the HDD via network share why the requirement for FTP?




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  Reply # 497896 26-Jul-2011 09:50
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Our hdd will not show on the network, it only shows on ftp.




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  Reply # 497912 26-Jul-2011 10:26
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CADMAX: Our hdd will not show on the network, it only shows on ftp.


Vodafone Broadband Complete?  

Check Section 3.5 of the manual, specifically: "Accessing the Portable Storage Device through the Samba Function" and "Accessing the Portable Storage Device by Mapping Network Drive"

http://www.vodafone.co.nz/documents/pdf/modem-guides/vodafone-broadband-complete-ug.pdf



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  Reply # 497930 26-Jul-2011 11:09
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will work on the windows pc but not on the Mac's :/

thanks for the manual lol we never got one in the box..............




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