Hands On With the GP Power Tools – System Module: Setup Backup and Restore

Winthrop DCThis post is part of the Hands On With the GP Power Tools (GPPT) – System Module series in which I am taking a hands on look at the various tools offered by GPPT.

The Setup Backup and Restore (GP Power Tools area page >> Routines >> Setup Backup and Restore) window can be used to make, or restore, a complete backup of the GPPT settings:

Setup Backup and Restore

This window should be used with care, as a restore will completely replace the setup with that in the xml file being restored.

There is some overlap between this and the Configuration Export/Import, but this one will do a complete export and import, whereas the Configuration Export/Import allows for a far more granular approach.

This tool, is intended to allow for full backups of the settings to be made on the system you’re working ion and restored if required; the other, is intended to be used for transferring settings between systems.

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