Tutorial 14

Utilities

Prerequisites for Completing this Tutorial

 

To follow this tutorial you must have:

1.       An existing projects

 

Overview and Objectives  

The following material provides backup and restore functionality for an existing project.

 

The objective of this tutorial is to guide you to create a backup of an existing project, download the backup file for safe  keeping, and restore the backup and view a list of files in a project.

 


Backup and Restore

Getting Started

You need to have an existing project

1.)    Open an existing project

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2.)    Click on the Utilities section -> Save/Restore Files

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Backup

Create a backup

To get started on this tutorial, log on to aXes as a developer and open an existing project you want to backup. Click the Save button, and a backup file will be created. A dialog showing the message “Backup complete, No errors detected” will be displayed on completion.

Downloading backup file

Once a backup file is created, a ‘download’ link will be displayed adjacent to the Project filename.
Click on the download link and it will start downloading the backup file. See screenshot below.

Restore

To restore a backup

To Restore from backup, log on to aXes as a developer and open an existing project you wanted to restore a backup, make sure a backup file is already created. Click the Url link “restore” to start the restore process. A dialog showing a message “restore success syymmdd 000” pops up upon completion.

Note: (yymmdd000 indicate yy-year, mm-month, dd-day and 3 zero indicate count).

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Warning and Disclaimer:

When restoring a backup file, please ensure you restore from the correct backup file of the specific Project. A rollback or recovery procedure does not exist.

Delete

To delete a backup

To delete a backup, log on to aXes as a developer and open an existing project for the backup you wish to delete. Clicking on the Url link “delete” will delete a backup file. A dialog showing the message “deleted backup files /axes/backup/<project>/syymmdd000.file” will be displayed.

 

Click on the Reload link to refresh the screen.


List Project files

Getting Started

You need to have an existing project

1.)    Open an existing project

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2.)    Click on the Utilities section -> List Project Files,  A Project List will be displayed.

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Right side shows all project files.