Upgrade 4.8 to 7.3

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rothers
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Upgrade 4.8 to 7.3

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After many years successfully using 4.8 we are looking to upgrade to 7.3 to take advantage of cloud backups.

Can I do this as a direct upgrade install retaining all existing jobs or is it start from fresh ?

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Neil

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Re: Upgrade 4.8 to 7.3

Post by Adrian (Softland) »

Hi,

Yes, you can import the backup jobs and settings from version 4.
Just open Backup4all 7 and go to File->Tools->Import from version 4.

You can also just open in Backup4all 7 the .bkc catalogs from the backup destination. That will also import the backup jobs in Backup4all 7.

rothers
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Re: Upgrade 4.8 to 7.3

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I've now upgraded 4.8 to 7.3 and the existing backup job was auto imported on install.

However now getting an error in Backup Properties / Type - "Save storage space method not set or invalid (see "type" page)"

We do incrementals saving the last 10 versions without automatically making a full backup. I can't get past the error no mater what I select.
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Re: Upgrade 4.8 to 7.3

Post by Adrian (Softland) »

Hi,

Please go to Type->Storage page and set the limit for number of backups. Then press Save.

rothers
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Re: Upgrade 4.8 to 7.3

Post by rothers »

Thanks, that worked.

I had to quit the application, restart, then go directly to Type - Storage to avoid getting locked in the error dialogue.

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