Category Archive: Backups

By Ross Madden
July 7, 2023 4:13 pm MT
Posted in Backups, General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, The Cloud

Due to the announcement by Microsoft of upcoming changes in storage offerings – we will want to avoid setting up large scale backup operations to SharePoint sites. More information on this will be emerging soon. Network Attached Storage (NAS) is an inexpensive way to provide shared mass (local-ish) storage to your group. However, without […]

By Evan Campbell
December 16, 2021 12:34 pm MT
Posted in Backups, General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, Uncategorized

If you find that there are files or folders missing from your RStor directory you can use Window’s “previous versions” to recover the data. This feature takes advantage of the backups that the Division of IT creates of RStor data. To restore the contents of a folder in RStor you will right click on the […]

By Evan Campbell
May 19, 2021 11:19 am MT
Posted in Backups, General CNSIT, The Cloud, Uncategorized

Starting in December 2022 Google Drive will no longer provide unlimited space for colleges and universities. Instead they’re providing students, faculty, and staff with 25 gbs each. This will undoubtedly affect folks who are using Google Drive to store backups or research data. If you or your lab is currently storing data on Google Drive […]

By Ross Madden
October 16, 2019 10:58 am MT
Posted in Backups, General CNSIT, Tips and Tricks, Windows

You can back up your important folders (your Desktop, Documents, and Pictures folders) on your Windows PC with OneDrive PC folder backup, so they’re protected and available on other devices. Check out the following article for information on setting this up! There is now no excuse for not backing up these common file storage locations! […]

By Aaron Vanasse
September 9, 2019 11:04 am MT
Posted in Backups, General CNSIT

For this article’s purposes I’ll refer to Cobian Backup software as “Cobian”. This is a free tool for flat file backups. Flat file backup means that your files will be backed up as is, one at a time to a different location. You can read about Cobian and it’s history here: Let’s begin. You […]

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