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As per your need, you can set preferences for displaying hidden files/folders, set the default backup location and choose the backup method for your Asustor device data.

Show/Hide Files and Folders

By default, the Show hidden files and folders check box is selected. Clear the check box, if you want to avoid backing up the hidden files/folders and want to avoid displaying the hidden files/folders of your Asustor device in the IDrive app.




Upload multiple file chunks simultaneously

The Upload multiple file chunks simultaneously check box is selected by default. When this option is enabled, the application will try to upload multiple file chunks simultaneously to improve data transfer speed. To get optimum transfer speed, ensure availability of high Internet bandwidth during backup.


Backup Location
You can change the location of default backup folder
from the General tab.



The Asustor Backup app creates a unique folder with the name of your computer in your account to backup data.


To change the default backup location, 

  1. Click  , browse and select the new location on your IDrive account and click OK.



  2. The Asustor Backup app gives you two options to backup data. 



The following are the backup options provided in the Asustor Backup app,
  • Mirror Path
    The Mirror Path backup option, as the name implies, backs up the selected file/directory with its complete structure to a specified location in your IDrive account.

  • Relative Path
    The Relative Path backup option backs up only the selected file/directory to a specified location in your IDrive account.
Note: For some accounts, sections like backup location and mirror path will not be available.