How to backup your system folder message files.


1. All messages are stored in the C:\RMS Express\YOURCALL \Messages folder

2. Create a backup folder eg. c:\RMS Express\backup

3. Use file explorer to move all the files to the backup folder


All RMS Express generated files are in the .mime format (logs, messages, scipts and templates) they can be read by Notepad or Wordpad


Note : What ever is in any of the system folders will be copied in the method.


Keep your files clean!


ARCHIVING FILES



With all message saved and nothing in any of the other system folders


Winrar and use the wizard function

1. Create a new archive

2. Change to the C:\RMS Express\YOURCALL\Messages

3. CTRL A (highlights all message) then "OK"

4. Click on "Browse" go to where you want the archive file to end up and give the archive file a name             and or date eg. Messages Oct 5 2013 and click "Next"

5. Choose what type of archive to use (we use self extracting) and "Finish"


You will end up with a compressed backup file in the folder you want.


Now got back and delete all the messages in the c:\RMS Express\Yourcall\Messages folder



SNAPSHOT OF MESSAGES



Complete copy of all messages in all of the system folders


Winrar and use the wizard function

1. Choose "Create a new archive" click "Next"

2. Change to the C:\RMS Express\YOURCALL\Messages then CTRL A (highlights all message) then "OK"

3. Click on "Browse" go to where you want the archive file to end up and give the archive file a name             and or date eg. Messages Oct 5 2013 and click "Next"

4. Choose what type of archive to use (we use self extracting) and "Finish"


You will end up with a snapshot compressed backup file in the folder you want.


This is typical of what we would do after and Exercise or Real Event.