uKnowva Backup

Backing up your uKnowva instance comprises 3 steps. They are outlined as follows:

Step 1: Backup Your Code

Your code is saved in the root folder of your WAMP, XAMPP, or LAMP. To take a backup of the code, zip all the files in that folder and save it in a secure location.

For example, if my instance is saved in “XAMPP/htdocs/uknowva_instance,” I will zip all the files and folders in uknowva_instance and save it in a different location.

Step 2: Backup Your Database

You can backup your database by 3 methods—with phpMyAdmin, HeidiSQL, or MySQL command line.

Backup with phpMyAdmin:

Please visit http://php.about.com/od/learnmysql/ss/mysql_backup_3.htm OR watch the video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifPJzlqq1rQ

Backup with HeidiSQL:

Please watch the video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GJkGUWvv8c

Backup with MySQL Command Line:

Please visit http://www.liquidweb.com/kb/how-to-back-up-mysql-databases-from-the-command-line/

Step 3: Backup the Documents Folder

In uKnowva Configuration check the location where your uploaded documents are saved. Zip that folder and save in a secure location.

Backup file location

For example, in my instance, the folders are uploaded to “home/uknowva/docs.” I will zip docs and save it in a different location.

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