Each task in APBackup can be started automatically according to a schedule. A standard set of schedules is available: daily, on specific days of the week, monthly, run once. The program also offers special scheduling options described below.
Today, we will look at the process of backing up the program settings of APBackup. The program saves settings in two files:
Today, we will take a look at some examples of MS SQL database backup automation using APBackup. When a task is started in APBackup , you can launch external applications before and after the actual backup process. Besides, you can configure a task not to back up data at all, but to launch these programs …
Starting from version 3.5, APBackup supports Unicode filenames. This applies both to backup and copy tasks.
To install APBackup in the unattended mode (no user’s actions required), you need to launch the installer with the following parameters: apbackup.exe /VERYSILENT /SP- After that, if you have an APBackup registration key, you can activate the program automatically. Just start the program with the following parameter: c:\program files\apbackup\apbackup.exe QUIETREGISTER XXXXX-XXXXX-…-XXXXX where XXXXX-XXXXX-…-XXXXX is your …
APBackup users often report of creating archives of over 4 gigs in size that appear corrupted. In fact, the archives are totally fine. The problem is caused by the Zip64 format used by the program.
When saving a backup archive to the primary or additional folder, APBackup can name it according to the current date. To enable this option, use the “Date format” field. This field is a date/time mask and its value is calculated at the time a backup copy is created.