Hello I have a problem with Mpg (video/movie) files. They all get today's date once they are downloaded (=restored). Is there something I should be doing to prevent this? When I view them on the server I see the original date, but they lose it once they are downloaded! Is this a known bug?
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Both Archived Package and Direct Download will have the current date on the files. You need to use the In-Client Restore (using the Mozy Client, Settings > More Settings > Restore on your machine) to restore the files in order to keep the metadata.
Both Archived Package and Direct Download will have the current date on the files.
Why? There is no reason to mess with the original file dates when zipping up files. It did not used to do that.
I like to clarify my previous reply to your post. The Direct Download method will be stamped with the current date on the files. The Archived Package will create folders with the current date but will preserve the creation date of all the files in those folders. We have found if you use Windows to extract the files, it will change the modification date to the current date but if you use a more advanced decompression utility (7-zip), the modification date will be preserved. This information has always existed in the zip files that were built for a Restore.
This has now been fixed, as of Fryr 1.1.1, released today (June 6th, 2011). In this release, on the Windows platform:
1) File time stamps (created / modified) are preserved. Accessed time is set to the time the file is restored.
2) File attributes (hidden / read only / etc) -- they had been missing for the same reasons as file time stamps
3) Better handling of pure SSL errors - very rare, but they weren't handled previously.
4) Fix of an occasional stall due to a timer manager artithmetic issue. Only seen on some systems