External Database Backups

Databases that Support Backup

  • MySQL

  • MongoDB

Enabling and Disabling External databases Backups

From the Database View select the Settings Tab. You will find here a checkbox to enable or disable backups.

View External Databases Backups

You can access your External Database Backups by going to the Database View on Backups

Configuring External Databases Backups

From the Database View click on the Backups tabs

You can update your backup preferences (they apply to both internal databases as well to application backups). You can configure the following fields:

Field

Description

Backup retention

How much time you want

to keep your backups for

Backup frequency

How often do you want the backup to run

Schedule Time

When do you want the

backup process to run.

We recommend changing this time

to night-time in your timezone

Running Manual Backups

You can run a manual backup from the Database View -> Backups.

Click on the Backup now button.

Restoring Backups on External Databases

You can restore a backup from the Database View -> Backups.

Find the backup with the Typematching your database and click the Restore button from the actions icon in the right.