If any live server goes offline, an administrator has to be notified. Many companies use some third-party services to do that. But what if your SQL Server service crashed for some reason? Will you be notified right away or will find out after many lost sales and transactions? What if SQLBackupAndFTP itself crashed (while extremely rare, but everything happens) – how would you know your backups are not being done?
Service down alerts option in SQLBackupAndFTP covers all of these cases. If you enable it from the main screen (see the image on the right), an email will be sent to you in the following cases:
- If your server is down or
- If your SQL Server or MySQL is down or
- If the SQLBackupAndFTP service is down
If you need to email to multiple recipients – as usual, just separate it by a comma. You need a paid plan with a Full-Service subscription to use this option.
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Sometimes it is necessary to move the SQLBackupAndFTP license to a new computer or server, but how to do it? Here is the short tutorial which will help you to move your SQLBackupAndFTP license to a new computer or server just in a few minutes. Continue reading How to Move SQLBackupAndFTP License to a New Computer / Server →
This article is an easy step-by-step tutorial and it will explain how to easily backup multiple servers and the databases that you want while using SQLBackupAndFTP.
Continue reading How to backup multiple servers →
If you have been using SQLBackupAndFTP with the advanced options to schedule the automatic creation of your backups, there is a possibility that during the backup operation someone manually stops the process.
In the event that such a thing happens, there is a chance that trying to re-run the operation through a schedule you are going to encounter a problem with the schedule not being initiated.
Continue reading Advanced SBF Service log configuration →