Backing up your Device Manger server installation and core application file system directory is crucial to a good disaster recovery or business continuity plan. This section describes backing up and restoring Device Manager.
You can back up Device Manager by using the following methods:
If you want to restore Device Manager, you also use pgAdmin or Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio.
A very simple method for backing up a default installation of the Device Manager server is to stop all services and make a copy of the entire application directory on the server.
Another method of backup for Device Manager server is to copy the application directories required for restoration and also perform a native SQL database server backup utilizing the default PostgreSQL utility pgAdmin. If utilizing a Microsoft SQL Server database installation the Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio utility is used. The following steps will guide you through the process using the default PostgreSQL pgAdmin III utility only.