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Create and restore application backups

Backup your application database by following the steps below:

  • Log in to the application as an administrator.

  • Select the “Admin” menu item.

  • On the resulting page, select the “Maintenance -> Forum Maintenance -> Database Settings” sub-menu item.

  • In the “Backup Database” section, click the “Download” button.

    Database backup

  • You will be prompted to download a copy of your database in SQL format. Keep this file carefully as you will need it if you ever wish to restore your application database.