Note: During the brief duration of the actual backup, the Desktop Client will be unavailable users. This is momentary and users are notified of the outage. No action is required by the Global Administrator to resume normal operation after the backup process completes.
Only a Global Administrator user can back up the ScrumWorks Pro data via the Desktop Client.
INSTALLDIR/utils/ScrumWorks-backup.jarfile on the server running ScrumWorks Pro.
java -jar ScrumWorks-backup.jar [port] [https]
The ScrumWorks Pro server provides a URL for the sole purpose of performing automated backups:
For example, wget (or a similar utility) can be scheduled to contact the URL periodically:
If the backup is successful, the server will return a message providing the location of the backup. The location will be of the format:
This backup does not include attachments. You will need to manually backup the attachments by copying the following directory to your backup location:
The ScrumWorks Pro server will not automatically create backups of your MySQL database or your attachments. Attachments are stored on the ScrumWorks Pro server's file system, not in the MySQL database. While most data will be handled by the MySQL backup process, attachments must be manually backed up following the process below.