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Video: How do I use Backup Manager in Vijeo Designer to backup/restore/export my project?

Published date: 15 June 2020

Goals and Symptoms
To show customers how to use Backup Manager to backup/restore/export projects in Vijeo Designer.

Causes and Fixes
The Backup Manager creates project backups and stores them on your PC at: C:\Program Files\Schneider Electric\Vijeo-Designer\Vijeo-Frame\Vijeo-Manager\"ProjectName"\*.bkm. You can restore any version of the project in the backup history. Daily backups of your project are recommended. You can either manually set up project backups or set up automatic backups for your project.

When you restore a previous version of a project, the current project is overwritten. Before you retrieve a backup, make sure you back up the current version of the project.

Please note: The Backup Manager does not include the project's data files (sound, image, and text files) in the backup file.



To get into the Backup Manager, in Vijeo-Manager of the Navigator window. Right-click on the project you want to backup and select 'Backup Manager', see below for illustration.


Once 'Backup Manager' is selected, the Backup Management window will popup as shown in below illustration.


The following table describes the Backup Management dialog box properties:


Legacy KB System (APS) Data: RESL198135 V1.0, Originally authored by GeMc on 03/26/2009, Last Edited by GeMc on 03/26/2009
Related ranges: Vijeo Designer

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