See OSIsoft's backup recommendations for the PI Data Archive (formerly called PI Server) mapped out and learn the different steps involved in setting up automatic daily backups of the PI Data Archive.
[00:24] What is a backup of the PI Data Archive and what is it used for?
[00:57] What are the important directories (folders) on the PI Data Archive included in backups?
[01:24] Step 1: Store copies of these directories locally on the recommended separate dedicated drive
[02:43] Step 2: Copy local backup of PI Data Archive to a remote medium
[03:51] Benefits of creating a scheduled task to perform these steps automatically
[04:10] Introduction to the incremental backup concept
[04:43] How and why to create a repository of backups from different dates on remote medium?
[05:59] What is an on demand backup and when would it be used?
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