How to Backup Planning Analytics Workspace
Here are some simple instructions for backing up Planning Analtics Workspace (PAW). This is a really good idea before you perform an upgrade to PAW.
Time needed: 10 minutes.
Backing Up Planning Analytics Workspace
- Open PowerShell as an Administrator
- Navigate to your PAW installation folder
- Enter ./scripts/backup.ps1 (for Windows) or ./scripts/backup.sh (for Linux) backupfoldername
If you have not entered a filename for the backup, it will be backed up into the Backups folder and will use the current date and time stamp.
- Backup Progress
Your backup will then commence and will take a number of minutes. It will stop services, back up the databases and then restart the services.
- Backup Complete
Once your backup is complete, PowerShell will display a message like the following success message.
To restore a Planning Analytics Workspace backup, please see this post.