To edit IvyBackup settings, select the Options option from the tools tab:

 

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This opens the settings window:

General


 

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On the general tab, you can modify Integration, Temporary files and Updates settings.

 

Integration:

"Start minimized at system start up" - This sets IvyBackup to launch in minimized mode every time your computer is started.

 

"Integrate with Windows Explorer" - This sets IvyBackup to be added to the standard file and folder context menus, which appear when you click the right mouse button on a file icon in Explorer or Desktop.

 

Temporary Files:

IvyBackup stores temporary files in this location. If backup and restore activities fail with storage space errors, consider changing your temporary files locations.

 

Updates:

"Run update check when IvyBackup starts" - This sets IvyBackup to check for new versions when it starts.

 

"Help improve IvyBackup by automatically sending anonymous usage statistics and crash reports" - This sets IvyBackup to send anonymous usage statistics and crash reports that help improve the product.

 

Interface


 

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On the interface tab, you can modify Prompt, Windows,  Reports and Theme settings.

 

Prompt:

This section enables or disables various prompts that are shown before an action is launched.

 

Windows:

"Stay on top of all other windows" - This sets IvyBackup's Windows to be shown above all other windows.

 

"Use alternating colors for odd/even rows" - This sets IvyBackup's tables to shown data in odd/even rows to  use alternating colors.

 

"Show Getting Started tutorial" - This shows IvyBackup's getting started tutorial at startup.

 

Reports:

"Use Random Colors" - Set the visual reports generated to use randomly selected colors.

 

Theme:

This section contains settings related to the application theme and interface.

 

Logs


 

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Files:

"Log file location" - Set the location of saved logs files.

 

Report Format:

"Save logs as PDF (*.pdf)" - Set the default log format as PDF file.

 

"Save logs as plain TEXT (*.txt)" - Set the default log format as TEXT file.

 

Timestamps:

"Add timestamps to logs" - Add a timestamp to each backup or test activity report.

 

Log History:

"Delete logs older than" - Delete log files that were created N days before the current date.

 

Log Size:

"Delete logs larger than" - Delete log files that are larger than the given size.

 

 

Security


 

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On the security tab, you can add a password to encrypt your backup with. A password generator helps you create reasonably strong passwords.

 

 

Notifications


 

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On the notifications tab, you can set email notification and desktop notification settings.