Post a reply :: Support Forum

Before posting, please read how to report bug or request support effectively.

Bug reports without an attached log file are usually useless.

Tip: Styles can be applied quickly to selected text.

Options
Add an Attachment

If you do not want to add an Attachment to your Post, please leave the Fields blank.

(maximum 10 MB; please compress large files; only common media, archive, text and programming file formats are allowed)

Options

Topic review

martin

Re: Synchronize only larger files

I do not think you can do that with WinSCP.
pepboy

Synchronize only larger files

Hi,

I'm working on creating a backup of some sensitive, large files that are downloaded at somewhat random times. I have two concerns:

1. If I run synchronize while something is being downloaded, I'm afraid I'll get a partial version. But this won't be a problem if I run synchronize a second time.

2. But, I don't want my local copies to be changed, even if the remote copies are changed.

For example, if a malevolent script alters all the large, important files to be 10 kilobytes of gibberish, then synchronizing my backup would in essence delete my backup.

It seems like the best solution with the minimal amount of hand-checking would be if synchronize (or some other script) only synchronizes a file if the remote version is larger than the local version.

Do you know of any scripts or techniques that would accomplish this?

Thank you.