# Zammad backup started - Fri Jan 21 17:53:44 CET 2022! creating file backup... ... as full dump creating postgresql backup... Ensuring dump permissions ... # Zammad backuped successfully - Fri Jan 21 17:53:57 CET 2022!
Sample backup process with default settings.
🤓 Before running your first backup, please have a look at Backup configuration.
In general, running a Zammad backup is as simple as running
Please make sure to test the backup function manually with the user you’re planning the backup first. This ensures that your backup really is running as expected.
- The backup script can be either run as
rootuser.Stopping Zammad is not required (but suggested) technically, but may be in your use case!(Keep in mind that a running Zammad instance keeps changing data which may be an issue during long backup runs)
😖 Having trouble backing up?
Have a look at the troubleshooting section to address your issues.