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RavenDB 2.x Beginner's Guide by Khaled Tannir

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Time for action – backing up the World database

Here, you will make a full backup of the World database using the Raven.Backup.exe tool and store this backup into c:\RavenBackups\World. Then you will analyze the RavenDB logs and explore stored backup files:

  1. Ensure that the RavenDB server is running and open a new command prompt window using administrator privileges.
  2. Go to the ~\Backup folder of your RavenDB installation folder.
  3. Run the backup tool Raven.Backup.exe.

    Note

    You may need to copy the Raven.Abstractions.dll file from the ~\Client folder in order to launch Raven.Backup.exe.

  4. When prompted to enter the RavenDB server URL, enter the URL of your server followed by /databases/World and press Enter.
  5. When prompted to enter the backup destination, enter ...

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