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Worker Backup Plugin

Welcome to the CatDV Worker Backup Plugin page.

This download is available to registered users only and require CatDV Worker 7.0.0 as a minimum. Please contact [email protected] if you require further information or would like an evaluation copy. Please note that this download depends on a registration code to function in normal operation but can be tested without a valid license by putting the worker into “Development Mode” screenshot and explanation on how to do this Worker Plugins.

CatDVBackup is a FREE plug in that performs a full MySQL backup, and takes a copy of catdv.properties and worker files. It is essentially equivalent to http://www.squarebox.com/automating-backups-mac-2/

To install worker plugins, drag into an open Worker, or copy to the extensions directory:

Mac OS X: /Library/Application Support/Square Box/Extensions

Windows: %ProgramData%\Square Box\Extension

Linux: /usr/local/catdvWorker/extensions

You should then see the plug ins appear as new actions under ‘Extensions’ when configuring worker jobs.

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CatDVBackup1.5.zip

(Mac/Windows)

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Worker Backup Plugin Tutorial

This tutorial will offer you generic guidance on setting up a Worker Node Backup Plugin and in this instance how to configure it for a specific action.

 Download the Worker Backup Plugin from the download link above.

 Open the Worker Node.

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Click the Edit Config Button and then click on the Watch Actions tab.

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Open up the directory where you saved the Worker Node Plugin. The example below uses Windows.

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Now drag and drop the CatDVBackup.catdv file into the Worker Actions panel.

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And then click OK to confirm copying the plugin to the Worker Extensions folder. You don’t need to keep the original downloaded file.

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Now switch to the Graphical Tab and click the plus button to define a new watch action.

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Select Scheduled Job as the trigger type followed by the OK button.

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This will result in a pop up windows appearing with details of the day of the week and times for the job to start, click OK once you have keyed in the information.

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The next pop up window will request a name for the job that you are creating, so enter the details and click OK to continue.

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The Backup plugin will now be visible in the left-hand panel of the window under the Extensions section. Simply drag and drop it underneath the existing Scheduled Job.

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By default all of the options in the processing steps are pre-defined to Mac settings. These can be left unchanged if you are Mac based.

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If you are Windows based you will need to amend them to use similar settings as defined below and click OK to confirm the changes.

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Test the backup job to confirm that it works. The simplest way to do this is via the Run Now – Scheduled Jobs option at the top of the Worker Action window.

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Square Box Systems Ltd

July 2018