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Take backup of your data

Go to “Settings” > “Backup“.

As a safeguard of your data you should take regular backup. Aunko lets you choose from automatic or manual backup. Backups are taken as FULL BACKUP in Aunko.

Aunko recommend to use a separate disk for backup apart from where your operating system is installed.Storage like flash disk, external hard disk drive, cloud storage like One Drive or Google Drive  or internal separate hard disk drive with a minimum of 16 GB space available is recommended, the more is better.

 

Setting Automatic Backup:

Click Edit right below the section will let you edit.

Provide the Folder Path where you want your backup to be taken.

Choose from Enable/Disable drop down list.

Select Backup Interval.

Select Backup On Close to take backup during the application closing.

Save will save the setting you chose; you need to restart the application for the setting to be in effect to backup taken automatically.

 

Take Backup Now:

Let you take backup on demand when you like.

Provide the Folder Path where you want your backup to be taken.

Start Backup will take the backup.

 

Backup Info:

Information about the backup taken by automatically or on demand is listed here.

 

Restore:

There might be situation where you need to restore from backup for example an operating system crash, hardware loss or any other thing as a result you might lose your Aunko installation or not.

You can restore in the range of the time period of the valid backup you have taken. Generally, you should restore the latest available valid backup.1

Your backup will be organized in folder/directory named by date under the backup directory. Find and go to the latest backup folder/directory by sorting the Date Modified.

Find out the latest backup files by sorting out date modified and identifying by same timestamp within braces.

 

For Aunko installation Not Lost:

Remove or rename the existing files named as ext1Gb, ext2Sb, ext2Sbin, ext2Sbsm, ext3Ab, ext5Pb, ext6CNb, ext8ELb.

If your Aunko installation is not hampered or lost, restore all the eight (8) files for a full backup in Aunko installation directory.

Then you should rename the backup files by removing the _yyyymmdd(timestamp) from all the files to the original form as ext1Gb, ext2Sb, ext2Sbin, ext2Sbsm, ext3Ab, ext5Pb, ext6CNb, ext8ELb.

 

For Aunko installation Lost:

First you should install and activate Aunko package you have subscribed and downloaded from Aunko website.

Remove or rename the existing files named as ext1Gb, ext2Sb, ext2Sbin, ext2Sbsm, ext3Ab, ext5Pb, ext6CNb, ext8ELb.

Restore all the eight(8) files for a full backup in Aunko installation directory.

Then you should rename the backup files by removing the _yyyymmdd(timestamp) from all the files to the original form as ext1Gb, ext2Sb, ext2Sbin, ext2Sbsm, ext3Ab, ext5Pb, ext6CNb, ext8ELb.

 

Note:

  1. After proper restoration of your backup if you can log in to Aunko without any error then you have restored from a valid backup.
  2. Aunko can’t guarantee any of your backup is valid, it might be corrupted by viruses, by human interaction, by storage faults or any other reasons and Aunko will not bear any liabilities of your data loss.

 

Video Tutorial: Take backup of your data

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