What is a Junction Point (Reparse Point)?
What is a Hard Link?
What is a Symbolic Link?
See the following web page for details:
You can have SyncBack
ignore Junction Points to avoid copying files inside those directories.
This is useful, for example, when the Junction Point points to a
directory that is being backed up as part of another profile. It can
also avoid recursive loop problems. To do this:
- Modify your profile
- Switch to Expert mode
- SyncBack V7: Go to the Compare Options->Attributes settings page
- SyncBack V6: Go to the Copy/Delete->Folders settings page
- Make sure the Ignore NTFS junction points (reparse points) checkbox is ticked