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Kiwi CatTools database and file backup

Overview

Kiwi CatTools should regularly be backed up in case of system failure. While you may choose to simply backup the CatTools database, there are other files which may be critical in your environment such as device backup files.

Environment

  • All Kiwi CatTools versions

Steps

Note: The following information assumes that CatTools is installed in the default folder location - C:\Program Files (x86)\CatTools3.

 

SolarWinds Backup

You can use SolarWinds Backup to quickly backup your data to the cloud, as well as restore your files. If you'd like to use SolarWinds Backup, click here for information. You can try it out for free!

 

Database Instructions

Use the Backup current database menu to create a backup:

  1. Log in to Kiwi CatTools.
  2. Go to File > Database > Click Backup current database.

This will create a database backup file located in the following folder: C:\Program Files (x86)\CatTools3\KDB Backups\

 

As an extra precaution, you may also choose to export your database to text files.

 

File Instructions

Using your preferred backup software, make a copy of every sub-folder and file from the following folder:
C:\Program Files (x86)\CatTools3\

 

 

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