Performing Scheduled Backups of an FME Flow Configuration

FME Flow provides a workspace that you can configure to perform regular (scheduled) backups of your Server configuration to an FME Flow configuration (.fsconfig) file.

Note  For information about the contents of a backup, see Backup & Restore.

To Configure a Scheduled Backup

  1. Log in to the FME Flow Web User Interface.
  2. Select Schedules.
  3. Click the Backup_Configuration entry.
  4. On the Editing Schedule page, check the Enabled box.
  5. Edit other parameters as necessary. See Adding a Scheduled Task for more information.
  6. The following published parameters are specific to the Backup_Configuration schedule:

    • Append Date: If Yes, the date and time of the backup is appended to the filename.
    • Server Username: The user performing the backup. The user must belong to the the fmesuperuser role.
    • Server Password: Password of the user.
    • Backup Destination: The file to store the backup. You can specify a Resources location, or another location that is accessible by the engine running the workspace. It can refer to a UNC path.
  7. Click OK.