How to export a backup file of a database

Applies To

  • MyGeotab

Procedure

Important: No live data will be processed while the following process is running. The time this process takes varies depending on the amount of data being exported and can cause significant delays in live data, use with caution.

A backup of a database can be taken using the following steps:

  1. Login in to the database
  2. Add #databaseexport to the end of the URL. The URL should have the following structure: my.geotab.com/<database name>/#databaseexport
  3. Select the Date range and Vehicle groups you would like to export
  4. Click Export

Additional Notes

Backups of large databases may fail. Reduce the size of the your backup file by selecting a smaller date range and/or fewer groups.