Backing Up Your Database with MBUtility

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The Backup verb of MBUtility lets you back up a MainBoss maintenance organization database. The format of the command is

mbutility Backup option option ...

where the options are:

/BackupFile:filename
The name to be used for the backup file. This file should not already exist. Traditionally, SQL Server backup files end in ".bak", so
/bu:"c:\SomeFolder\SomeFile.bak"
tells MBUtility to save your database's data in a file with the given name.
/OrganizationName:name
The name of the maintenance organization (associated with your MainBoss database). This name is case-insensitive; for example, MainBoss is the same as mainboss.
/DataBaseServer:servername
The name of the server that holds the MainBoss database.
/DataBaseName:name
The name of the MainBoss database.

The MBUtility Backup verb is subject to all the conditions that affect the behavior of Administration | Backups within MainBoss itself. For more, see Backups within MainBoss of this guide.

Backups done with MBUtility are not added to the list in Administration | Backups.

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