aiwbackupprogram to back up TotalFlow Production Manager, use either the
aiwrestoreprogram or the restoration procedure in the TotalFlow Production Manager installer to return to the configuration that you stored in a backup archive.
- You cannot use the backup and restore programs to back up data from one version of TotalFlow Production Manager and restore it to another version.
aiwrestoreprogram stops TotalFlow Production Manager automatically. If you use any other program to restore backed-up data, stop TotalFlow Production Manager first.
- If you restore your data on a trial or basic version of TotalFlow Production Manager, make sure that the maximum number of printers allowed on that version is not exceeded. Otherwise, the printers are restored but they cannot be enabled.
To restore TotalFlow Production Manager data:
- Log in to Windows as a local administrator.
- Reinstall TotalFlow Production Manager.
- For an optimal display of language characters, set the font to Consolas or Lucida Console.
- Open a Command Prompt window.
- Right-click the command-line icon, then click Properties.
- In the Font dialog, select either Consolas or Lucida Console, to change the default font, then click OK to save the new setting.
- Open a new command prompt window.Right-click the command prompt icon and click Run as Administrator.
- Enter one of these commands:
- To restore system data, control files, jobs, input files, and job files (the files
in the spool directory that contain job information, including copies of input files):
The default location where the backup data is restored is
- To restore system data, control files, and so on, but not jobs or job files:
Important: If you used the
-roption when you backed up TotalFlow Production Manager, also use it when you restore the system.
-roption does not save jobs or job files.
-roption does not restore jobs.
- To specify a name and location of the archive where you want to restore the data:
inatallation_drive:\installation_folder\bin\aiwrestore.bat -r -f / drive_name:\folder_name\archive_name.zip
-foption specifies the name and location of the archive that contains the restored data.
You see a confirmation message.
- To restore system data, control files, jobs, input files, and job files (the files in the spool directory that contain job information, including copies of input files):
- Press enter to proceed with the restore.
When the restore is complete, you see a message that the restore was successful.