Items Included in Database Backups

All items that are important to Password Server running are included in the Database backups.

Note: Always save your Backup Encryption key & Database Connection string.

This includes, for example:

What is NOT Stored in the Database

You may consider the following additional files for backup for any of these reasons:

Other information:

* This info should be backed up manually in a secure location, and may not be included or visible in your database backup:

Application Locations

Note: if you are manually backing up database files, be sure stop the Password Service / Site.

  1. Backup File folder locations:
    • %ProgramData%Pleasant Solutions
    • %ProgramFiles(x86)%Pleasant Solutions

  2. Save Registry entries:
    • Open the Windows registry and expand the branch:
      • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREPleasant Solutions
        • Locate the Pleasant Solutions folder, right click on it, and click Export
        • Import these registry settings into your new server, or store for safe-keeping

  3. (Optionally) Backup the server's local KeePass files:
    • Any KeePass folders on your server:
      • %AppData%PleasantKeePass
      • %AppData%KeePass

  4. (Optionally) Somewhat related folders:
    • Installation logs:
      • %AppData%..LocalTemp

    • IIS Express program (default):
      • C:Program Files (x86)IIS Express