change the location of automatic backups

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change the location of automatic backups

Postby djklord » Thu May 13, 2010 2:38 pm

I have discovered that DM creates automatic backups in the Windows "My Documents" folder - in a folder named "Donor Manager Data Backup" and in an Excel spreadsheet named PartnerNames.

I know that one can rename the folder and the file, or turn off this backup, but I would like to relocate the folder and the file - onto the encrypted drive which stores my main DM data.

Is this possible? If so, how?

This isn't urgent for me since my encrypted drive is backed-up every day to an external HD anyway. I could simply turn off this automatic backup.
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Re: change the location of automatic backups

Postby jmuehleisen » Sat Jun 12, 2010 1:41 am

Dan,

I'm planning to add this to DM 6 or 6.1 to give more flexibility on the backup locations, for the exact reason you specify.

I actually have a virtual drive set up on my computer the backs up to a cloud backup service, as I want to do the same thing.
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