Backup Procedures in FF Sv5.1
Recently we have ugraded 800xA from Sv4.1 to Sv5.1, In Sv4.1we used to take FF backup in two diffrent ways in Sv4.1 Version system.
1. First method is to Simply Copy the Project *.pro File from the FF Folder.
2.Second menthod is to import the Taglist , CI860 Variables and HSE Subnet List and Full Hardware from FF Builder.
But in Sv5.1 Version
First Method will not work as now FF Project Related files are storing in OperateIT Data Folder.
Second method is working only for CI860 Varaibles and for Taglist, but we can take the Hardware backup but not able to restore.
In 800xA 5.1 Version we can take backup only through import/export tool and through Full Maintaince backup only.
Is it right what i am telling, Please clarify..
Refer manual - 3BDD012902-510_A_en_800xA_DevMgmt_5.1_FF_Configuration.pdf (P.No 56 - 58) regarding FF system backup & export and Import/export a single HSE Subnet.
Probably yes,the files are storing in aspect directory,you have to take the Maintenence backup or Export/Import afw backup.
Workflow for exporting an HSE Subnet from a source system:
The following steps have to be carried out in the source system:
1.Use the Import/Export Tool to export the HSE Subnet from the Control Structure. Do not select ‘Include Dependencies’ from the import options. Individually include items from the dependencies window to be included in the export file. This applies especially to items not created by the system.
2.Optional: Use the Import/Export Tool to export the FFLibraries Object Type Group from the Object Type Structure. Do not select ‘Include Dependencies’ from the import options. Individually include items from the dependencies window to be included in the export file. This applies especially to items not created by the system.
Perform this step only, if:
a.the FF Libraries have been expanded by importing FF devices in Fieldbus Builder FF (in contrast or in addition to adding device type object with the Device Library Wizard) or
b.device types have been modified by editing the FF Libraries in Fieldbus Builder FF or by editing the FFLibrary in the Object Type Structure of Plant Explorer.
The following steps have to be carried out in the target system:
Perform Step 1 through Step 3 only, if the FFLibraries Object Type Group has been
exported in the previous Step 2. Otherwise continue with step 4.
1.Option: Use Import/Export Tool to import the FFLibraries Object Type Group from the export file to the target system.
2.Option: Run Upload FF Library to move duplicate object types to the duplicate structure.
3.Option: Move additional aspects from the object types in the duplicate folder to the corresponding object types in the FF device type folder.
4.Use Import/Export Tool to import the HSE Subnet from the export file to the target system.
5.Run Update Library on all HSE Subnets.
6.Run Upload HSE Subnet on all HSE Subnets.