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How to manually backup and restore the database in ADSelfService Plus?

Description

You can manually backup and restore the database in ADSelfService Plus by executing certain commands.

Resolution

Steps to backup the database:

  • Start the Command Prompt as an administrator (right-click Command Prompt and select 'Run as Administrator')
  • Navigate to <Installation_Dir>\bin (By default: C:\ManageEngine\ADSelfService Plus\bin) folder by using the cd command
  • Now, execute the command backupDB.bat to backup the database
  • A folder named Backup will be created at ADSelfService Plus installation directory (By default: C:\ManageEngine\ADSelfService Plus\Backup)and it will contain the DB back-up in compressed file format (eg: 081224-1547.zip)

Steps to restore the database:

  • Start the Command Prompt as an administrator (right-click Command Prompt and select 'Run as Administrator')
  • Navigate to <Installation_Dir>\bin (By default: C:\ManageEngine\ADSelfService Plus\bin) folder by using the cd command
  • Now, execute the following command to restore the database from the backup:
  • restoreDB.bat
    E.g.: restorDB.bat 081224-1547.zip

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