Oh, seems I contributed to something annoyingly healthy (?)
Right, Webdav seems to work anyway, as long as one includes the password after a colon between username and password.
I’ll take the opportunity to continue asking one thing about the coding. I know things about scripting, batches and simple programming, but the help of starting with Duplicacy CLI still feels like going over the deep end to me.
Since it’s an EXE for Windows, I’m assuming I should interact with this program via the common Win10 command prompt, yet most youtube videos about it demonstrates using telnet (?).
The first help about Duplicacy that I read, says “Once you have duplicacy in your path” … I don’t know what this means (?). Using the command prompt, how do I ‘get duplicacy in my path’? It doesn’t feel like it means moving into the directory where the executable is located, because the example code in the help is: $ cd path/to/your/repository, and the next line of code utilizes the duplicacy.exe in the current folder: $ duplicacy init mywork sftp://firstname.lastname@example.org/path/to/storage.
First, the $ doesn’t work with the code in the command prompt, and this code seems to suggest I should relocate to the disk which I wish to backup? But that is not where the duplicacy.exe is located. Or, does it imply that duplicacy.exe ‘should’ be located there? If I want to backup 4 different disks, then perhaps duplicacy.exe needs to be found in the root dir of each partition? Oh, I just remembered, this refers to SFTP/SSH via Telnet, not the command prompt? Oh, well …
Well, what if I first try and interpret the code example as literary as I can. Initially I am positioned in the folder c:\duplicacy, so what if I use the DOS command “CD path/to/your/repository”, in my case “CD d:” … Well, then I’m still in the same folder. I need to manually go over to the D disc, to be in that directory. And once I am, I need to use a rework to access the duplicacy.exe.
So the first initial commands, like “duplicacy init d: mytest1” gives me this return:
“Failed to create the directory c:\duplicacy/ .duplicacy: mkdir c:\duplicacy.duplicacy: The system cannot find the file specified”
This is confusing to me. I guess I’m asking for a more accessible introduction on how to implement the commands and principles of the CLI version, because I have big problems figuring out how to do what. Once I’m off and running on the right software client, I can probably manage pretty quickly.