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Difference between /DIFFERENTIAL and /INCREMENTAL.

Hi all, I don't understand the difference between the options /DIFFERENTIAL and /INCREMENTAL. I tried out both and can't see any differences.
Can anyone explain me the difference, because the handbook says only that /DIFFERENTIAL parameter instructs FTPSync to transfer "all files changed" since last full or incremental transfer. The /INCREMENTAL parameter instructs FTPSync to transfer only files changed since last transfer. May be an example would help me. Thank you!

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under review  ·  AdminCyberKiko FTPSync (Admin, FTPSync) responded  · 

Terminology used is the same as with most backup software:
http://typesofbackup.com/incremental-vs-differential-vs-full-backup/

In general, you should use /INCREMENTAL (the default) for most cases (e.g. web site updates, etc.).

The only case when /DIFFERENTIAL is needed is when you use FTPSync to make backups, and want to be able to restore those backups to a certain point in time, not just latest.

I’ll plan for a blog post on this topic.

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