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CrashPlan PRO / CrashPlan for Small Business using Docker on Synology (March/2018)

Docker has become a very good solution, easy to implement, to get CrashPlan PRO running without all the fuss of the adapted SPK package made available and maintained by the awesome patters. There are multiple advantages of using Docker: CrashPlan PRO’s install is not considered headless (you can access it via web GUI or a…

CrashPlan for Small Business 6.7.0 Installation Fix for Synology (1512021600670_4503 February 2018)

The latest auto-upgrade from the CrashPlanPRO client for Synology is now pushing for installation of a newly branded engine: CrashPlan for Small Business (CrashPlanSMB), version 6.7.0. Here’s  the log for this: 02/03/18 05:02PM Synology extracting upgrade from /var/packages/CrashPlanPRO/target/upgrade/1512021600670_4503.jar 02/03/18 05:09PM CrashPlan for Small Business started, version 6.7.0, GUID 544550513805885703 You should block the auto-upgrade procedure and…

Migration from CrashPlan Home to CrashPlan for Small Business

By now many users have migrated their CrashPlan Home installations to the new low-end offering of Code42’s CrashPlan, but there may be some waiting to do this later on this year. So here’s the required/recommended procedure to migrate your backup, using a Synology NAS: Preparation: I’ll assume you have your community package CrashPlan app running…

Disabling Crashplan 3.x from updating to 64bit version on Ubuntu 14.4

This post is for ubuntu 14.4 running crashplan 3.7.x. This is assuming you have the default file locations for install: /usr/local/crashplan/ This is to fix Crashplan crashing after trying to update to the latest version (which will only support x64 systems) then kills the Crashplan engine running in the background. We had to:   Uninstall…

CrashPlan for Home is to be discontinued – what now?

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So Code42 is getting out of the home user business, as presented here: https://www.crashplan.com/en-us/consumer/nextsteps/ And here’s the Facebook post where customers are placing a lot of questions: In the end, something like this was bound to happen. Microsoft was the first to pull back from unlimited cloud storage on OneDrive, although it is still (IMO)…

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