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Auto Backup in FTM 2008?

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Re: Auto Backup in FTM 2008?

Posted: 25 Aug 2007 4:13PM GMT
Classification: Query
The major downside to doing automatic backups is that the original backup is always rewritten with the current session, so should there be any corruption in the database at the time you are working in it (and you won't know) it will become your backup!

When that happens and FTM tells you your database is corrupted, that you need to restore by using the backup, you will STILL have a corrupted database, because the backup is corrupted, too!

The best backups would be manually dated ones to the hard drive or a "write once" to CD/DVD, so the data cannot be over-written. That way, when the database becomes corrupts and can't be fixed, one would have a slightly earlier copy to use.
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DMCCLURE 24 Aug 2007 2:25PM GMT 
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DMCCLURE 24 Aug 2007 3:20PM GMT 
johndd189 25 Aug 2007 2:30AM GMT 
DMCCLURE 25 Aug 2007 10:23AM GMT 
Ed Stoddard 25 Aug 2007 10:13PM GMT 
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rworthington 5 Dec 2012 5:39PM GMT 
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