ACS Backup Utility Additional Field Information

Detailed information that could be helpful for the ACS Backup Utility.

Additional Field Information

History Displays a record of all activity in the ACS Backup/Restore program.

Data Options

Full Data Backup Select to back up or restore data in the following suites or modules: People suite, and Financial suite.

People Data Backup Select to back up or restore data in the following modules: People, Contributions, Attendance, Organizations, Connections, Special Mailings, Reservations, and Checkpoint.

Financial Data Backup Select to back up or restore data in the following modules: General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, Fixed Assets, and Purchase Orders.

Full ACS System Backup Select to back up or restore data in the following suites and modules: People suite, and Financial suite. The system files in the ACSNET folder are also included in the backup.

Additional Options

Change Backup Filename Select this option to change the name of the backup file. If you do not select this option, ACS assigns a filename using the backup type, current date, and current time (<type>-mmddyyyy-hh.mm.ss).

Exclude Picture Files Select to exclude picture files from your backup. Selecting this option reduces the file size of your backup. ACS Technologies recommends that you only periodically back up your picture files due to file size. However, if you need to send your backup in to Data Serves for an upgrade, be sure to select this option, as otherwise your pictures will not display after an upgrade.

Exclude Document Library Files Select to exclude any files named DOCLIB*.*

Exclude Financial Document Folders Select to exclude document folders exclusive to ACS Financials.

Configuration

Backup Destination Directory Displays the location of your ACS backup files. Click Lookup to select a location on your network or workstation.

You cannot back up to the WINACS or ACSNET folders, and ACS OnDemand users must back up files to the S:\ACS_Backups folder.