How do I setup scheduled backups in CRD?

Use the Schedule Backup option to set up automated system backups. You can enable or disable automatic system backups.

Schedule backups are now configured via Automation Schedules and Custom Tasks

CRD creates an Automation Schedule with Daily System Backups located in .System Backup folder on the CRD Home Screen.

Crystal Reports: System Generated Backup Schedule in CRD.

System Monitor - Schedule Backup

  • Go to System Monitor.
Crystal Reports: CRD Home Menu.
  • Select Schedule Backup.
Crystal Reports: Schedule Backup in System Monitor in CRD.
  • Click Yes

System Generated Backup Schedule

This Automation schedule is created by default when installing or updating CRD.

General Wizard

Crystal Reports: System Generated Backup Schedule in CRD.

  • You may customize the System Generated Backup Schedule properties. 

Schedule Wizard

Crystal Reports: System Generated Backup Schedule in CRD.

  • In this section, you will decide when the System Backup will execute. 

As much as possible try to schedule backups at times when you do not have schedules running. This is important as backups may cause delays with schedule execution.

History Wizard

Crystal Reports: System Generated Backup Schedule in CRD.

  • Review the history of the schedule. Successes, failures and other data is located here.

Tasks

Crystal Reports: System Generated Backup Schedule in CRD.

  • Once finished, click Apply and OK.