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As an administrator, you can use the Backup utility to perform routine system backups.

Before backing up and restoring data, you must stop the HMServer.exe service.

 To stop the HeadMaster server
  1. On your server, locate the HM Server icon in the System Tray.
  2. Right-click on the icon, then click Stop
 To back up HeadMaster data
  1. In your local HMaster directory, double-click the HMUtils.exe file.
  2. Enter your user name and password, and click OK. The Database Utilities window displays.
  3. Click Create Backup.
  4. To select the location where you want to save your backup, click Browse.
  5. To omit picture files, select Omit Picture Files
  6. Click Backup.
  7. After the HeadMaster data is backed up, click OK.
 To restore HeadMaster data from a backup
  1. In your local HMaster directory, double-click the HMUtils.exe file.
  2. Enter your user name and password, and click OK. The Database Utilities window displays.
  3. Click Restore Backup.
  4. To select the location where you want to restore, click Browse.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Click Finish to restore the selected backup.
  7. After the HeadMaster data is restored, click Close.

Note

Do not restore data from a version older than the one you are currently using.