How often do you Backup your files?

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  1. Allan

    Allan It's All Good

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    i try to do it every couple of days sometimes it will go liek 3 or 4 tops
     
  2. Kaiser

    Kaiser Regular Member

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    Im making one right now... I try to do it as much as i can you never know.
     
  3. goblues

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    I have dropped back to 1 a week for my not so active sites. Daily on the active ones.
     
  4. AssignmentA

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    Never... I must start doing this or else I could loose everything
     
  5. Kaiser

    Kaiser Regular Member

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    Yea you should you never know if suddenly your hosting account gets closed or your site gets hacked etc..
     
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  6. AssignmentA

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    Yes i know. Just been thinking I will start it daily
     
  7. Kaiser

    Kaiser Regular Member

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    You dont have to do it daily just do it atleast 5 times a month..
     
  8. timestandstill

    timestandstill Regular Member

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    DreamHost does automatic backups for me but I also create my own every few days.
     
  9. SpacewardAsh

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    I do hope those horrid nasty people aren't watching this thread, otherwise they'll know exactly when to target your sites and do maximum damage :eek:
     
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  10. Kaiser

    Kaiser Regular Member

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    Haha Ashley :P
     
  11. SpacewardAsh

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    well imagine how much work you could lose if you only backed up every 7 days, and the nasty person came on and attacked you on day 6 or 7, that's a weeks worth of work lost!
     
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  12. Kaiser

    Kaiser Regular Member

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    Yea a week is alot of work, I make so many changes in just a day.
     
  13. SpacewardAsh

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    that is why daily backups are always best :)
     
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  14. Gimgak

    Gimgak Regular Member

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    I also back up my database every few days or so. Files much less, only when I make changes to them. Thinking of just setting up automated backups to an email account or something though, once every 24 hours.
     
  15. Kaiser

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    I prefer to backup both, you might loose some important files, such as member avatars and post files.
     
  16. Gimgak

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    That's true too, like I said before any edits I would back up. Avatars can be annoying to have to re-upload but unless I'd set up automatic backups seems a bit of a hassle to worry over them too much.
     
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  17. Coastercraze

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    I have mine backed up nightly and remotely. R1soft is pretty awesome with backups and if I didn't have that, I'd be using Rsync.
     
  18. Kaiser

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    R1 soft is pretty confusing to me, I just use the Regular Backup System cPanel has.
     
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    R1Soft is expensive, confusing and not to mention a resource hog!
     
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  20. Kaiser

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    You dont use it either?
     
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