Running the Restore Utility

Note: The location of the Restore command assumes that you accepted the Shortcut Folder default values during installation.

  1. Stop the AccuSync Service. See AccuSync Service if you need help with this step.

  2. Start the restore utility.

    Microsoft Windows Click Start > All Programs > AccuSync > AccuSync Backup.
    Linux Click the AccuSync_Restore shortcut on your desktop.
    Console Navigate to the bin directory where you installed AccuSync and run the restore.bat (Microsoft Windows) or backup.sh (Linux) file.

    Regardless of how you start the backup utility, AccuSync opens a console that displays a message reminding you to stop the AccuSync Service. It then displays:

    ***** all the backups in the AccuSync backup directory in an ordered list (the order in which they were created). The following prompt appears: ****

    Do you want to restore from the default back up directory or from the custom directory?
    (Y for Default and N for Custom):
  3. Type y at the prompt and press Enter.

    Note: If you select N, you will be prompted to enter the path from where the backed up files are to be restored.

    The restore utility displays all the backups in the AccuSync backup directory in an ordered list (the order in which they were created) and the following prompt appears

    Select the backup you want to restore:
  4. Type the number associated with the backup you want to restore and press Enter.
    Thedb directory is restored to the AccuSync installation directory (c:\Program Files (x86)\AccuSync\db, for example).
  5. Restart the AccuSync Service. See AccuSync Service.