Quick Start

Run YoYotta and click the at the bottom of the main panel to step through YoYotta operation.

1 : Create a project and add a source

Create or open a Project and click + above the job table to add a drive or folder as a new job.

Read about Creating and opening Projects
Read about Adding sources

2 : Add a destination

Click + above the destination table to add a destination drive or folder.

If using YoYotta LTFS then format the destination tape first.
If using YoYotta Automation and an LTO library then blank barcoded tapes will be formatted automatically.


Read about Formatting LTFS tapes
Read about Adding destinations

3 : Paths and reports

YoYotta can create custom paths that include the project name, date and many other items.
YoYotta will create a PDF report when the job is complete.
Also ALE, CSV, MD5 and MHL reports can be created.

Read about Paths and reports

4 : Start the job

Job progress, copy and verify speeds and estimated completion will be shown.

5 : Project Browser

On completion indexes of files copied along with metadata will be stored in the Project Browser.
The indexes will be found in the Project Browser and can be navigated even if the media is offline.

Read about Restoring using the Project Browser

6 : YoYotta log

Read about Log + debug information

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