Troubleshooting: Backup Error"The database is larger than 2GB"

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Question: Error message: "The database is larger than 2GB. You only can use WinRAR as compression method." prompted upon backup?


Backup compression error.jpg


Possible Reason:

Database size reaches its limit of 2GB. System unable to backup database which is larger than 2GB.



Solution:

Enable the setting of Use WINRAR to compress during backup.

1. Download the WinRAR from http://www.rarlab.com/download.htm, and install at your pc.

2. Go to Tools > Backup > Options > check the checkbox of "use WinRAR to compress (recommend)" > define the path of WinRAR.

  • For 32-bit Operating System, the WinRAR path is C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR
  • For 64-bit Operating System, the WinRAR path is C:\Program Files\WinRAR


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3. You may proceed to backup after completed the setting as mentioned above.


By: KM 170717; P170801

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