Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

HS4 PI Backup

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • sndflea
    replied
    Thanks for the feedback. Not sure that I know how to create the shared folder on the PI. My PI is at a remote location. Will be on sire in a few days and will give it a shot.

    Leave a comment:


  • skybolt
    replied
    If you create a shared folder with full remote access on the Pi like /home/pi/share/ then a sub folder of homeseer and put all of the backups in there. You could then have a PC do a
    full backup of that shred directory and it will always be backed up.

    I set up a directory so I could transfer files easily and it works great. Over all a bit of a PITA to have to do that but after everything is set up you don't really need to do much after that. I am still in the setup process with the pi.

    Leave a comment:


  • sndflea
    replied
    I was looking for a way to automatically back up to the PC but the process outlined works for me. Thank You

    Leave a comment:


  • kenm
    replied
    I assumed the OP wanted to do regular backups to a PC vs. manual backup, but maybe not.

    Leave a comment:


  • SteveW
    replied
    I have to ask: it's been a while since I ran the Pi-only version of HS4, but I assume this function is included: why can't you sign into your HS4 system on your Windows computer's web browser, run HS4's backup function, then save a copy of the backup on your PC? The save-the-backup procedure is not intuitive, but it's there.

    Backup by clicking "BACKUP NOW".
    Click image for larger version

Name:	Screenshot 2022-06-05 15.03.45.png
Views:	158
Size:	33.4 KB
ID:	1550193

    Then, click "LOCAL RESTORE":

    Click image for larger version

Name:	Screenshot 2022-06-05 15.07.34.png
Views:	144
Size:	32.6 KB
ID:	1550194

    Do NOT click "UPLOAD BACKUP" or "EXECUTE". Put your mouse cursor in, and click the "Select Date" field.
    A calendar will pop up. Click today's date (or the date you performed the backup). In the screenshot below, you'd click June 5th.
    Click image for larger version

Name:	Screenshot 2022-06-05 15.09.54.png
Views:	145
Size:	27.9 KB
ID:	1550195

    Finally, click "Download" to save the backup file to your Windows PC.
    Click image for larger version

Name:	Screenshot 2022-06-05 15.11.09.png
Views:	145
Size:	49.2 KB
ID:	1550196

    Leave a comment:


  • sndflea
    replied
    I am not familiar with Samba but will research it. Thank You

    Leave a comment:


  • kenm
    replied
    Originally posted by sndflea View Post
    Is there any way to back up the HS4 PI tp my PC? If I set the location to say D:/Data/Homeseer it doesn't see the drive.
    Drive letters don't mean anything to Linux.

    You'll need to install Samba on your Pi and use that to mount a shared drive from your PC. You can then backup to the shared drive.

    Leave a comment:


  • sndflea
    started a topic HS4 PI Backup

    HS4 PI Backup

    Is there any way to back up the HS4 PI tp my PC? If I set the location to say D:/Data/Homeseer it doesn't see the drive.
Working...
X