How do I restore a backup in CRD?

Need to restore your CRD system and files to a previous backup? This is how to do it.

System - Restore

  • Go to System.
Crystal Reports: CRD Home Menu.
  • Select Restore.
Crystal Reports: CRD System Menu.

This option will restore your CRD system and files to a previous backup. Simply select the folder where the previous backup is stored.

When the system is restored, anything that happened after the backup was created will be wiped out.
  • Browse for the folder where the restore can be found.
Crystal Reports: Browser for folder where the restore can be found in CRD.
  • CRD will load the Backup and restore the system settings.
Crystal Reports: Continue to restore pop up in CRD.

Crystal Reports: Restore will complete pop-up in CRD.
  • After the restore, all of your schedules and cached reports will appear.
If you have changed certain defaults and system paths, please make sure you're point CRD to these paths.