Updating from version 5 to 6

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Jim Rockford
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Updating from version 5 to 6

Post by Jim Rockford »

I've been reluctant to update to version 6 because, in my attempted upgrade from 4 to 5, I found that I had to recreate all my jobs. This was a tremendous nuisance. Recreating the jobs themselves was not a big deal, but the first mirror backup for each takes a long time, and that's where the pain comes in.

Is the upgrade from 5 to 6 a genuinely smooth one, in the sense that one import old jobs (created in v5) into v6 and NOT have to re-run them as if they were first time creations?

Adrian (Softland)
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Re: Updating from version 5 to 6

Post by Adrian (Softland) »


The import should work smoothly and you should be able to continue the backups. That is the normal behavior.
If you want, in version 5 you can create a backup job for the FBackup configurations. In case something does not work fine, you can revert to version 5.
Then try to run the upgrade.

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