[Box Backup] Can Win32 client backup files from another machine?

Andrei boxbackup at fluffy.co.uk
Thu Jul 20 17:42:26 BST 2006

The computers are in a workgroup. No special settings, just a simple
home network. Anyway, I don't think this has any relevance, if you can
access the drive in explorer, so should BoxBackup. I remember I kept
getting an error until I removed the last backslash (after the last
directory in the path).


On 7/20/06, E.W. Peter Jalajas <pjalajas at tebuco.com> wrote:
> Yeah, that's what we did last night, and we kept getting the 1/9 error
> (two different remote machines, a small handful of different
> subdirectories).
> Just flailing:  Is there something special about how your share out the
> directory on the the remote machine?  Are you in a workgroup or domain?
> Simple file sharing?  Special DNS/NetBIOS/DHCP settings?  Maybe we have
> a firewall issue on one or both of our machines.
> --- Andrei <andrei at soft-dev.com> wrote:
> > Well, I first mounted the other computer's network share to drive z:\
> > (That's in Control Panel/Network Connections/Tools/Map Network Drive
> > -
> > you enter a drive letter and a network path eg.
> > "\\OTHERCOMP\myshare\")
> > Then I entered in BoxBackup's config file the path for a backed up
> > item (eg. z:\files)
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