Utilities

Utilities

Alternate Backup Method using Windows Backup An alternative Backup Utility is also provided with Windows XP Professional and higher.  To start the Backup utility, look in System Utilities in the Start Menu (Start, Programs, Accessories, and System Utilities). Click on Setup Automatic Backup file. Select the location to save the…
Overview: The Archive Utility is used to partition out records from the Event and Audit databases by date. This is usually done to maximize overall performance of the system, and provide a method of archiving history records.  Data that has been segregated or archived from the main history databases can…
When using Microsoft Access databases it is often necessary to perform a repair and compact on the database.  This can be accomplished through the Access Control Security Application and will appear under the Backups and Archives menu item.  If the database type is Microsoft SQL Server the Repair Databases tab…
Configuring Automatic Archiving It is strongly recommended periodic Archives be performed in order to maintain a well managed database. If the Events table is allowed to grow too large it may cause visible slow downs in IS2000. The Archive process can be automated by scheduling it to run periodically. Click…
Configuring Automatic Backups It is strongly recommended that Backups be performed as often as significant changes are made to the database.  The Windows Operating system provides several ways to perform backups; however, the preferred method is to use the Backup utility that comes with IS2000.  IS2000 Backup Utility backs up…