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Can I Make my own Backup Copies of my database?

 

The following instructions are shown how to create personal backup copies of your Databases.

- MS Access

To Create backups of your MS Access Database, open a FTP Application and connect to ftp.fast2host.com with your FTP Login details. Download the DB Folder. This will then transfer the database to your chosen destination. If you have moved the Database away from the DB folder then you will need to make the appropriate changes to the folder you download.

 

- MS SQL 2005

You can use the online tool at http://95.128.129.75 to backup, download and restore your MS SQL 2005 databases.

 

-MS SQL 2008

You can use the backup tools provided within Websitepanel to back up your MS SQL 2008 databases

 

- MySQL on Windows Servers

To Backup a copy of a MySQL Database, login to PHP MySQL Admin at http://mysql.fast2host.com, using your MySQL Database username and password.

Select the option named Export. Click the database name (or select all) then select all the additional options you wish to backup then click on GO.

We actually recommend the download and use of HeidiSQL to manage your MySQL databases - http://www.heidisql.com

 

-MySQL on Linux servers

Use the phpMyAdmin option in Cpanel, and follow the instructions as above for Windows.

 

All Databases are backed up everynight ! We can supply a copy of this.



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