How to backup a MS SQL database using the Attix5 VSS plug-in
Viewed 7002 times since Wed, Nov 12, 2014
Attix5 Pro makes use of the MS Volume ShadowCopy Service (VSS) to back up open files such as an Outlook PST file, which is just a fraction of what VSS can do. The VSS plug-in utilises VSS on a much more advanced level by allowing you to protect any... Read More
Throttle connection upload speed on Attix5 Pro
Viewed 5416 times since Thu, May 15, 2014
Attix5 Pro (Server Edition & Desktop Edition) allows users to throttle the upload speed at a specific time of day. This is commonly used to prevent the backup software using up all the available Internet bandwidth when running a backup during the... Read More
How to backup an Exchange server using the Attix5 VSS plugin
Viewed 5367 times since Tue, Nov 4, 2014
Attix5 Pro makes use of the MS Volume ShadowCopy Service (VSS) to back up open files such as an Outlook PST file, which is just a fraction of what VSS can do. The VSS plug-in utilises VSS on a much more advanced level by allowing you to protect any... Read More
How to backup MySQL on Attix5 Server Edition for Windows
Viewed 5354 times since Fri, May 30, 2014
To backup a MySQL database in Windows requires the user to dump a copy of the database first using the mysqldump utility. The Attix5 SE client software will then backup this dump file. Windows Setup Install the Script plug-in using the Attix5 plug... Read More
Perform an Attix5 disk Snapshot
Viewed 5138 times since Fri, Jun 13, 2014
The Backup Snapshot feature enables you to create an entire backup of all items in your backup selection and send it to a local disk. This disk is usually a removable USB drive. You can then send this disk to our UK datacenter for us to import into... Read More
How to setup Streaming Backup on Attix5 Pro Server Edition
Viewed 4823 times since Tue, May 20, 2014
The streaming backup option is available on the Attix5 Server Edition (SE) only. When enabled it allows data to be sent directly to the BackupVault Storage Platform without being written to temporary disk location first. It has the following benefits... Read More
How to calculate your backup upload speed
Viewed 3470 times since Fri, Jun 27, 2014
Ensure that you have created a backup account or connected back to your existing backup account. Then follow the steps below: Open the Attix5 Pro software and click on Tools, Health Check. Untick everything apart from the Line Speed. Click Start... Read More
How to run the Attix5 service as a specific user
Viewed 3367 times since Fri, May 16, 2014
In some circumstances you need to configure the Attix5 backup client to run as a specific user. By default the Attix5 Pro service runs under the Local System account. The main reason to change the user is to enable the Attix5 Pro service to access... Read More
How to Restore Windows System State
Viewed 2901 times since Sun, Aug 16, 2015
Windows System State can be backed up using the Attix5 Server Edition, not Desktop and Laptop, and only on Windows Server class operating system. For Windows 2008 and later, System State uses the Windows Server Backup feature of Windows. Note:... Read More
How to Backup Hyper-V Guests
Viewed 2755 times since Thu, Aug 13, 2015
Hyper-V guests can be backed up using Attix5 Pro Server Edition and the VSS plugin. Configuration Install the VSS plugin using the plugin installer (see the following FAQ for details) Expand the VSS Plug-in in the backup selection tree, then... Read More
Exchange Backup Frequently Asked Questions
Viewed 2542 times since Mon, Aug 17, 2015
Exchange Backup Frequently Asked Questions  Can Backup Vault be used to back up Microsoft Exchange? Yes, Attix5 Pro can back up Microsoft Exchange 2003, 2007, 2010 and 2013 to BackupVault. Older versions of Exchange are no longer supported. How... Read More
How to Backup Windows System State
Viewed 2423 times since Sun, Aug 16, 2015
Windows System State can be backed up using the Attix5 Server Edition, not Desktop and Laptop, and only on Windows Server class operating system. For Windows 2008 and later, System State uses the Windows Server Backup feature of Windows. Note:... Read More
How to Run a Snapshot Export Backup
Viewed 1987 times since Sun, Aug 16, 2015
Snapshot backups can be used to write backup data to disk locally, normally to a USB disk, which can then be removed from the server and sent to Backup Vault to be imported into the Storage Platform servers without having to be sent over the Internet... Read More
How to Run a Snapshot Import Restore
Viewed 1780 times since Sun, Aug 16, 2015
Snapshot Restores can be used to restore data directly from disk if your internet connection is not fast enough to complete a restore in a timely fashion. Data is first exported by BackupVault from the BackupVault Storage Platform onto a removable... Read More