Reporter allows administrators to back up databases. This operation can be done from the Manage Backups interface or from the CLI command terminal. Administrators using Reporter 10.3 and later should use the Manage Backups feature in the web UI.
The following instructions is for creating a new database backup from the CLI command terminal. Reporter must be stopped before creating a stable backup when using the command line.
dbbackup list create
dbbackup create <database index number>
yto confirm the backup creation.
Follow these instructions to restore a database from backup. A database cannot be restored from the command line if Reporter is online.
To free up disk space you can delete older backups. You cannot delete a backup if Reporter is online.
dbbackup list delete
dbbackup delete <backup index number>
to confirm the deletion.