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faq:backup [2020/04/01 09:31]
kevin
faq:backup [2020/09/18 10:11] (current)
tanya [Getting everyone out]
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 ===== Getting everyone out ===== ===== Getting everyone out =====
-  * **WARNING: if anyone is logged into your data the backup will be no good. ** (Ex: logged in means has any System Five Screen Open, connected to polling etc.)+  * **WARNING: if anyone is logged into your datathe backup/copy will not be fully intact/​corrupted.** (Ex: logged in means has any System Five Screen Open, connected to polling etc.)
 To have a clean successful backup everyone should be signed out.  To ensure this there are two methods available. To have a clean successful backup everyone should be signed out.  To ensure this there are two methods available.
   - Have your backup program create a file GETOUT!.NOW in the data folder. ​ Any users still signed in will receive a three-minute warning before the system will shut them down. Note, make sure that after your backup is complete, the GETOUT!.NOW file is deleted. If it is not, then you will be unable to login to System Five.   - Have your backup program create a file GETOUT!.NOW in the data folder. ​ Any users still signed in will receive a three-minute warning before the system will shut them down. Note, make sure that after your backup is complete, the GETOUT!.NOW file is deleted. If it is not, then you will be unable to login to System Five.
faq/backup.txt ยท Last modified: 2020/09/18 10:11 by tanya