Become a fan of Slashdot on Facebook

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Software

Submission + - Automated PDF file integrity checking?

WomensHealth writes: "I have about 6500 pdfs in my "My Paperport Documents" folder that I've created over the years. As with all valuable data, I maintain off-site backups. Occasionally, when accessing a very old folder, I'll find one or two corrupted files. I would like to incorporate into my backup routine, a way of verifying the integrity of each file, so that I can immediately identify and replace with a backed-up version, any that might become corrupted. I'm not talking about verifying the integrity of the backup as a whole, instead, I want to periodically check the integrity of each individual PDF in the collection. Any way to do this in an automated fashion? I could use either an XP or OS X solution. I could even boot a Linux distro if required."
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Automated PDF file integrity checking?

Comments Filter:

Q: How many IBM CPU's does it take to execute a job? A: Four; three to hold it down, and one to rip its head off.

Working...