Backup - How to do Scheduled Backup?

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Install the Service


Locate the Scheduled Backup setup file from AutoCount installer CD ( ...\Accounting\Scheduled Backup)

Double click setup.exe to execute it.





Click on Next,






Click on Next,






Click on Next,






Choose No.

(It is recommended to install this service onto the server PC and schedule backup from the Server PC.)






Installation completed. Click on Close.





Start the Service


Go to Control Panel\Administrative Tools\Services

Double click on AutoCount Scheduled Backup, click on Start, then OK.









Scheduling Backup


Go to Start > All Programs > AutoCount Accounting > AutoCount Scheduled Backup Controller





Task ID: (automatically assigned)

Task Name: type in a name for this task

Server Name: <pc name>\<instance name> , you may click on Get Available Servers to select server PC name, the default instance for AutoCount is A2006

Database: click on Get Available Database to select the account book that you would like to schedule the backup

Backup Directory: define the path of backup destination

Backup File Prefix: set the prefix text for the name of backup file

Backup Date/Time: the first backup schedule

Repeating: check to set repeating schedule

Repeat Type: select either every hour, every day, every weekday, every month.

Notify on failed/success: check so that the user will be notified thru email. This will work only when email address is given and email server is set (File > Options)

Email: key in the email of the user for notification

Backup File Password: click this to set the password on the backup file











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