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Ability to specify one of the disks used for folder duplication


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Hi.
 
I have an idea for a feature that I would like to be added to DP in the future. 
 
I use 2x and 3x Folder Duplication on some of my folders containing some of the more important stuff.
 
I would like the ability to manually specify one of the disks used for folder duplication on a per "folder duplication"-level.
 
This way I could have one disk, that I use as my main duplication disk, so it would contain a copy of all the files from the folders I choose. This way I would know that this disk is my high priority disk containing a copy of all my important files across the duplicated folders. This could be a USB Drive or iSCSI volume to get some hardware location security also.
 
I hope it makes sense. And if not, is there another way to achieve this?
 
Thank you for a great product.
 
Best regards
 
Kristian
 

 

 

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Thanks for the link.

 

I might have misunderstood the folder placement feature, but to me that is a different thing from what i would like to be able to do. 

 

  • Control over general folder placement

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  • Control over what disk to use for duplication.

 

Or perhaps this could be a sub-feature of the folder placement feature?

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Okay, a rash of requests for this is going around.

 

I will make sure alex sees this, and hopefully we can get a balancer developed to do this.

 

 

That, or if anyone has coding experience (C#, I believe), you could develop one.

 

 

But Ordered File Placement may be a suitable substitute for the time being.

http://stablebit.com/DrivePool/Plugins

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