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How to take backup using 3rd party software like Cobian Backup
Cobian Backup is a simplified approach to back up and restore your data in a scheduled manner. You can connect the application to a domain or a local system account and schedule the execution of the backup process as per your set up.
The following is the detailed procedure for installing and setting up Cobian Backup .
Step 1: Downloading Cobian application
Download the application from https://www.cobiansoft.com/ . Save the .exe in any of the local drives.
Step 2: Installing Cobian application
1) Double-click cbSetup.exe , and click Run .
5) Under installation type select As a service .
6) Under service options:
-If you are on a domain, select Use a regular account and provide your Username and Password to prevent any Domain controller restrictions.
-If it is a stand-alone PC, select Use Local System account.
You can exclude files (*.tsf) from scheduled backup. User can continue accessing the data during the backup process.
Note: During Backup process no need to stop working on Tally Since the tsf files are already excluded.
Click OK .
12) As per the scheduled time, day and date, backup will take automatically. Cobian application shows the backup status and backup size as shown below:
Backup taken from Cobian application to the destination location will appear as shown below.
The data is extracted in the folder with the same naming convention used in Tally.ERP 9 (for example, 10000, 10001).