Working with Pathfinder PC Backups
Whenever changes are made to the configuration, Pathfinder Server will make a backup before committing any changes, so there's always a way to undo. Here, we'll show you what to do with the backup files when something goes wrong. In this example, we will be restoring a stacking event that has been misconfigured, corrupted, or deleted.
The PathfinderServer Directory
Locate the PathfinderServer directory in your PC's C:/Program Files (x86) folder.
You'll find directories containing your stacking events, panel configurations, etc. in this directory along with the Backup folder. The Backup folder contains copies of the configurations found in the previously mentioned folders.
To Restore a Stack Event
- First, go to the C:/Program Files (x86)/PFStackEvents folder and determine which stacking event needs to be restored. In this example, we will be restoring the Testing stack event.
- After identifying the stack event you are restoring (or is missing), go to the Backup folder and find the newest appropriate backup and make a copy of the .xml file.
- Edit the .xml file so that the second from last line (labeled Version) shows the current system time. This makes the restored configuration the most recent version of the stack event.
- Finally, replace the appropriate .xml file in the PFStackEvent folder with the edited backup .xml file, renaming it as the original file.
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