Backup BE Database (1 Viewer)

sloaner14

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I recently created a database with an FE and BE, and I want to be able to back up the BE from the FE. In the FE, I added a menu item "Back up database...", and it works good for the FE, but I want it to back up the BE, where the data is located. The reason that I like the menu item is that it opens a "Save Backup As" dialog box, and it also adds the date to the name of the database. Also it will be easier for the people that are using the db.
 

ghudson

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I have a few old threads floating around with some code I designed to backup a database file [the db can also be open when it is backed up]. It uses the registered version of WinZip to compress the file. You can still follow my method if you do not have WinZip. Here is the first thread I found when I searched... Back up and zip code from ghudson
 

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