Skyline Installation

Maintenance

Maintenance

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When you have installed and competed you initial configuration of Skyline there are occasions that you may need to perform certain maintenance tasks to Skyline. Details in this section cover:

Running a Manual Backup.
It is strongly recommended that Skyline databases is backed up on a regular basis. Automatic backups should be handled by applications such as Backup Exec, Red Gate or the Maintenance Plans in the full version of SQL. You need to backup the 3 databases as well as Uploaded docs & website also need to be backed up on a regular basis.
Taking the Website Offline.
If you are doing an upgrade or doing a manual backup you need to take the Skyline website offline. This will prevent changes to the database during the backup.
Accessing SQL Service through a Firewall.
For Skyline to be able to reach the databases on an external SQL server the relevant ports on this server must be open.
Amending Skyline Email Settings.
You are able to enter the email addresses that are used when the Skyline system generated emails are sent.
Moving the Skyline Database.
The standard Skyline installation program installs all the required elements on the C: drive of the server. This section shows how to move these elements to different drives.