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How to back up a company

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Summary

Steps to create a backup in Sage Fixed Assets Depreciation and Tracking.

Resolution

In Sage Fixed Assets:

  1. Go to File, Company Utilities, Backup Company.
    • Click the Select All button to backup up all the companies in the database
    • Highlight companies to back up a smaller selection
    • All selected companies will back up to a single file
  2. Select location for backup.
  3. Specify a name for the backup file in the file name field.
  4. Click Save.

Notes:

  • Backup should be saved to a known location on the local hard drive of the machine running Sage Fixed Assets
  • The backup process can take a long time to complete. Do NOT End Task this process once it is underway. See Slow performance during a backup.
  • If a user is logged in to the company being backed up a warning message will display and the company will be skipped
  • Wide Area Network (WAN) or VPN connections are unsupported and can slow down the backup process


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