Backing up the database
|Article:HOWTO16242|||||Created: 2009-01-24|||||Updated: 2011-02-10|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO16242|
Avoid saving the backup file in the product installation directory. Otherwise, the backup file is removed when the product is uninstalled. The default installation directory is C:\Program Files\Symantec\Symantec Protection Center.
To back up the database
Warning: When moving the database file to another location, assure the integrity of the copied archive. If the archive is corrupted it will not be possible to restore the database!
Note: Backups created using the built-in backup utility that are larger than (or that result in a zip file that is) 4 GBs will appear corrupt or invalid to third party zip utilities.
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