Following up the recent security checklist, today we want to tell a little more about another important way of keeping your data safe. Read this post to learn how to do backups in ONLYOFFICE solutions.
To ensure the safety and availability of your data on the service level, ONLYOFFICE performs regular backups of the cloud. However, if you are interested in saving copies of your ONLYOFFICE cloud yourself (e.g. for migration), you can find backup features of ONLYOFFICE cloud service in Data Management settings of the Settings directory.
Backup settings menu in ONLYOFFICE cloud solutions
You can back up your portal data manually once, or set up automatic backups with desired frequency and dates.
You may also want to save your data manually on the occasion.
Backup features of ONLYOFFICE Enterprise Edition can be found in the Backup menu of the Control Panel. Here, you can or set up automatic backups with desired frequency or choose to create a single copy immediately.
Backup settings menu in the Control Panel of ONLYOFFICE Enterprise Edition solutions
Backups in ONLYOFFICE Enterprise Edition are configured and performed exactly like in ONLYOFFICE cloud service. Follow the instructions above to learn how to save your copies manually and automatically.
How to restore your data
Control Panel of ONLYOFFICE Enterprise Edition allows restoring the backup data from the compatible location, including the backups of ONLYOFFICE cloud service. The Data Restore menu is located next to the Backup menu.
Restore settings menu in the Control Panel of ONLYOFFICE Enterprise Edition solutions
To restore ONLYOFFICE Enterprise Edition from the copy:
Alternatively, you can click the backup history where you can manage the backups and instantly launch the restoration from any file.
If you are using ONLYOFFICE Community Edition, you can save a copy of your data manually from where it is stored. Find the files containing ONLYOFFICE data. Here are the locations in Windows, Linux, and Docker installations:
Windows server. ONLYOFFICE files are stored in the following folders by default, unless you installed ONLYOFFICE elsewhere:
c:\Program Files\Ascensio System SIA\ONLYOFFICE\Data\
c:\Program Files\Ascensio System SIA\ONLYOFFICE\WebStudio\
Linux server. ONLYOFFICE data is stored in:
Docker container. Folders in the Community Server Docker containers (not on the host computer) which contain ONLYOFFICE data are:
Note: If you are using Windows or Linux installation, create your MySQL database backup file using software of your choice (we recommend using HeidiSQL).
If you are backing up your data to migrate from one installation option to another, follow the migration instructions in our Help Center.
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