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It may be helpful. Consider online backups for your important digital documents
12-16-2018, 07:23 PM
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RE: It may be helpful. Consider online backups for your important digital documents
(12-16-2018 06:30 PM)grsbanks Wrote:  I have 3 hard drives onto which I store stuff I want to keep. They're all here, so if the house burns down, it's lost. On the other hand, I have no family to whom I can entrust an off-site copy

I leave an off-site copy USB drive with a friend. Actually, I have two, and we exchange the latest every few weeks when we meet for lunch. The disks are full-disk encrypted, so doesn't matter if I leave it in the pub, etc. Encryption keys stored in two different clouds.

The above is a clone of my main server disk. Use rsync to keep the clone up-to date, doesn't take long. [Although there's a tiny chance of not detecting corruption this way, but unlikely]

For photos, I also (as well as above) have them in both Google Photos and Amazon Photos. Remember to select "original full-size image", which costs money, rather than any free heavily filleted option. And this makes them easier to share, view on the telly, etc.

Google Drive for other essential docs. LastPass for secure stuff.

You can't be too careful Smile

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RE: It may be helpful. Consider online backups for your important digital documents - cdmackay - 12-16-2018 07:23 PM



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