AssetExplorer

    Back up and Restore


    In Windows

    In Linux


    In Windows

     

    Backup Process:

     

    Follow the steps given below to take a back up of the ManageEngine AssetExplorer data:

    1. From the command prompt, go to <AssetExplorer>\backup directory and execute backUpData.bat as shown,

      C:\ManageEngine\AssetExplorer\bin\backUpData.bat

    2. A backup of the data and the file attachments that have been added to the application is created in <AssetExplorer>\backup directory.

    3. The file name for the back up file is of the pattern BackUp_month_date_year_hr_min.data. An example of the backup file name: backup_assetexplorer_7013_fullbackup_12_18_2008_15_22.data

     

    Restore Process:

    To restore the back up data,

    1. Go to <AssetExplorer>\bin directory from the command prompt. Execute the file restoreData.bat at command prompt as shown below:

      C:\ManageEngine\AssetExplorer\bin\restoreData.bat

    2. The Restore Data pop up window appears. Browse the backed up file and click OK.

    1. The data begins to restore. While restoring the existing data is rewritten with the backed up file.

    Note:

    1. The AssetExplorer server needs to be shut down before you restore the data.

     

    2. The back up file name has to be the .data file.

     

    3.Click Alt+Tab to view the Restoring Data pop up if its not visible.

    1. Close on successful installation.

     

     

    In Linux

     

    Backup Process:

     

    Follow the steps given below to take a back up of the ManageEngine AssetExplorer data:

    1. Go to <AssetExplorer>/bin directory from the command prompt.

    2. Execute the backUpData.sh file as given below,

      $ sh backUpData.sh

      The back up file is created in the <AssetExplorer>/backup directory.

    3. The file name for the back up file is of the pattern BackUp_monthdate_year_hr_min.data. An example of the back up file name: backup_assetexplorer_7013_fullbackup_12_18_2008_15_22.data

     

    Restore Process:

     

    To restore the back up data

    1. Go to <AssetExplorer>/bin directory from the command prompt.

    2. Execute the file restoreData.sh at command prompt as shown below:

      $ sh restoreData.sh <backup file name>

    3. The data begins to restore. While restoring the existing data is rewritten with the backed up file.

    Note

    1. The AssetExplorer server needs to be shut down before you restore the data.

     

    2. The back up file name has to be the .data file.


     

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