WinRAR is a great featured application and you have the option to use it in various way. One of the method that I am using WinRAR command line function to to backup and also adding the date after it.
Here is a simple way to schedule a job with WinRAR command line and a batch file to backup and give it a name as per your desired naming convention like in my example, vssbackup-dd-mm-yy.rar. OK! Let’s start this in step-by-step and all you need to do is there things;
Let me explain this simple job to you.
Switch – a = Archive Files in current folder
Switch – r = Recurse subfolders
Switch –agDD-MM-YY = Add Date in Day-Month-Year format.
Your final WinRAR command may be something looks like this;
WinRAR a -r E:\Backup\backup- -agDD-MM-YY D:\ VSS\*.*.