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Back up computer to a local volume (USB drive, local NAS, etc.)

Back up computer to a local volume (USB drive, local NAS, etc.)

RicBret
Explorer | Level 4

I like the idea of Dropbox backing up my whole computer, but I don't like the idea of additional costly bandwidth being involved.  Give me the option of setting the backup to a local share, like a connected USB drive or local NAS volume. That would be both cheaper for the connection and faster in backing up.  I love Dropbox, but I don't want my computer continually hitting the internet for the large files I change on a a regular basis. 

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Lusil
Dropboxer

This idea is going to need a bit more support before we share your suggestion with our team. 

 

We’ve updated the status to encourage more users to back you up!

Status changed to: Needs more votes
RicBret
Explorer | Level 4

If you disagree, that's fine. Features that open up the utility of a product should garner support from an imaginative and aggressive developer. I gave you the idea, don't expect me to do a campaign for you. Take some initiative. 

Walter
Dropboxer

This idea has been closed due to inactivity and can no longer be voted for. If you have a similar idea please share it with us here.

Status changed to: Closed
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