Using the Backup button #
The Backup button on Maintenance screen is the easiest way to backup Saleculator database. You can do a full backup or partial backup depending on the purpose. Doing a full backup might take several minutes depending on the volume of data. A partial backup is used when you want to backup only selected tables. You can choose the tables for partial backup in SQL.BackupTables resource.
Manual method #
When software is not available, use below method to backup database.
1. Connect a flash drive
2. Go to shell by pressing CTRL+ALT+F1
3. Issue below commands
# mount /dev/sdb1 /flash # mysqldump -u root -p SALECULATOR > /flash/databackup.sql (enter password) # umount /flash
Unplug the flash drive and confirm the backup by checking it on a Windows system.