Backup

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Backup

This is the place you can backup the database of this account book.

Frequent backup is a good practice, you may also go to Tools > Options > General - Application Settings to check the option of Always prompt Back Up when exit application .. so that the system will remind/offer you to backup before exit.

Alternatively, you may also make use of AutoCount Server 2.0 (To be added).


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Backup Filename: the default backup file name will be <Company name> + backup at <date time>. However you may define your own file name.

Backup To: to execute backup.

Browse: you may run backup simultaneously to more than 1 place.


Click on Browse,

Click on Add to add the target path (you may add more than one place)

Click on Update to change the target path

Click on Delete to delete the target path


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Click on OK..


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There are altogether 3 row of backup maintenance for those users who wish to maintain the backup path to different devices.


Password: set password to protect this backup file, so that password is needed when restore from this backup file.

Options: to set other backup options.


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Validate Path: to check if the path you have keyed in is valid.

Use WinRAR to compress (Recommend): to enable database compression using WinRAR.

WinRAR Directory: the path where WinRAR program is installed.

Time Out: set the waiting time for SQL Server to respond. If SQL Server did not respond within this time (may be caused by high loads of queries), the Backup query will be cancelled (time out).

Buffer Size: set the buffer size for backup.

Temporary Folder: define a folder for Server to store the generated temporary backup file; this folder is used when running backup at database server PC.


Backup To: click on this button to execute backup.


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