How to backup your Avalanche 6.1 Server

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    Information:

    How to backup your Avalanche 6.1 Server

    (Same principles and ideas can be used for Avalanche 5.3.1 + MSSQL Server)

     

    Environment:

    Avalanche 6.1 + MSSQL Server 2014

    (Same principles and ideas can be used for Avalanche 5.3.1 + MSSQL Server)

     

    Overview:

    • Backup Avalanche Database
    • Backup avapackages folder

     

    Backup Avalanche Database:

    1. On the Avalanche Server, stop these services in the following order:
      • WavelinkTomcat
      • Wavelink Enterprise Server
      • Wavelink Information Router
    2. On the Database Server, open and log into SQL Server 2014 Management Studio
    3. Right Click on the Avalanche database (a backup of AvaStats is NOT needed)
    4. Select "Tasks > " and then "Back Up..."
    5. Create a Full database backup (remember where you save it to!) and press OK
    6. Copy this backup to your desktop

     

    Back up avapackages folder

    1. On the Avalanche server navigate to this folder C:\Program Files (x86)\Wavelink\AvalancheMC
    2. Copy the folder "avapackages" and move it to your desktop

     

    Sending your backup to Wavelink Technical Support