When restoring backup files the following applications must be closed for the Restore to continue:
o MedicalDirector PracSoft
o MedicalDirector Clinical
Files you are restoring will overwrite any existing files of the same name in your database. MedicalDirector recommends you carefully check the restore file names for any conflicts of file names in your database before commencing.
To Restore a Backup:
1. Double-click the MedicalDirector Maintenance icon on your desktop.
and double-click the Restore icon
within the Common (Maintenance Tasks) section of
MedicalDirector Maintenance. The MedicalDirector
Restore window is displayed.
the Backup Location
tab. When you first open the Restore Utility, you are presented with a
blank configuration, awaiting your input. Until you specify which backup
file to restore, both the Server and Database fields are blank, waiting
on input. These fields are populated automatically when you select a backup
file to restore.
Until you specify the backup file to restore, both the Database and Documents tabs are disabled. These tabs become active on selection of a backup file to restore.
to locate and select the MedicalDirector Backup
file you wish to restore.
If the backup was created on a different machine the following prompt is displayed.
If you wish to restore this backup to your machine, the documents and letters configuration will need to be modified. For more information, refer to Configuring Documents Settings After Restoring.
5. Double-click on the Backup file to be restored, or select the Backup file and click You may be prompted to enter a password for the backup if one was originally created for it.
the Database tab
to check or change the Database Details.
The Database Tab allows you to restore the backup file to its original location. It also allows you to restore the backup file to a different existing server and any database name if required.
o To restore to your local machine, click beside the Server Name field and select local from the list displayed.
o Enter a new database name or click beside the Database Name field and select an existing database from the list displayed.
7. Select the Plugins tab to select which Plugins you wish to restore.
the Documents tab
to check documents or folders.
To restore documents to a new location, refer to Restoring Documents.
Ensure you have check all the settings in the Restore tabs are correct before clicking the OK button.
9. Click to begin the restore process.