How to backup a MS SQL database using the Attix5 VSS plug-in
Viewed 6513 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
How to restore SQL database files with a .DAT extension in Attix5
Viewed 5137 times since Fri, May 16, 2014
Some older SQL servers created a *.DAT file when backing up the SQL databases. SQL unfortunately does not recognise the .DAT extension as a valid backup file so you need to extract the database from this file. First restore the .DAT file in Attix5... Read More
How to backup an Exchange server using the Attix5 VSS plugin
Viewed 4897 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 configure the MS SQL Attix5 Pro Plugin
Viewed 4520 times since Fri, May 16, 2014
The Attix5 Pro SQL plug-in enables backup protection of 2005/2008 (inc R2) and 2012 SQL Servers down to the individual table or file group.  Installation & configuration Install the Attix5 Pro Server Edition client as normal. Download and run... Read More
How to restore a MS SQL database using the Attix5 VSS plug-in
Viewed 3821 times since Wed, Nov 12, 2014
Once you have followed how to backup a MS SQL database you will be ready to restore it.  Warning VSS restores can overwrite current live data. During a restore, data is downloaded from the Storage Platform and written to a temporary location on... Read More
How to backup MySQL on Attix5 Server Edition for Windows
Viewed 3543 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
How to restore an Exchange database using the Attix5 VSS plug-in
Viewed 3047 times since Wed, Nov 5, 2014
Once you have followed how to backup an Exchange database you will be ready to restore it.  Warning VSS restores can overwrite current live data. During a restore, data is downloaded from the Storage Platform and written to a temporary location... Read More
Enable VSS writer for Exchange 2003 servers
Viewed 2692 times since Tue, Nov 11, 2014
By default, the Setup program for Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003 turns off the Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 writer for the Volume Shadow Copy service. The Exchange 2003 writer may cause conflicts with the Backup utility (NTBackup.exe)... Read More
Exchange Backup Frequently Asked Questions
Viewed 2229 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 Setup Email Notifications
Viewed 2221 times since Sat, Aug 15, 2015
Email notifications can be used to inform you of backup success or failure directly to your email account. If you have only a few servers, this may be preferable to Storage Platform reports as emails are sent immediately when the backup finishes,... Read More
Configure SQL 2005 & 2008 Express for Attix5 SQL Plugin
Viewed 2183 times since Fri, May 16, 2014
The Attix5 Pro plugin connects to SQL using port 1433 and uses SQL authentication (usually the sa account). By default on most Windows operating systems port 1433 and SQL authentication is not enabled and needs to be configured. Enable port 1433 (on... Read More
How to Restore Windows System State
Viewed 2137 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 Capita SIMS Using the Attix5 Plugin
Viewed 2137 times since Tue, Apr 12, 2016
Attix5 Pro Server Edition can be integrated with Capita SIMS to automate backups and send these to the Backup Vault Storage Platform. Installation The SIMS plugin needs to be installed using the Plugin Installer – details of how to install plugins... Read More
How to Backup Windows System State
Viewed 1992 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