Template default location

nagacnagac Posts: 18
edited March 4, 2015 1:37PM in SQL Backup Previous Versions

I just started using Red Gate Backup package to backup the Database and I found Template concept to reuse the Backup Options. However I couldn't find the Path of the file where it is created after click on Finish button.

Can some one advise the default path of the Template file.

I am going to use this template in my Custom Batch Script which will be automated everyday to back up the couple of database and then exporting to S3 Bucket.



  • Eddie DEddie D Posts: 1,727 Rose Gold 5

    Thank you for your forum post.

    It does not save a file in the manner that you are seeking. The template information is stored in a registry in this path:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWARERed GateSQL BackupBackupSettings<SQL Instance Name>
    A new key is created with the name you named the template, whose data value are the backup keywords and parameters.

    If you wish you can save a copy of the backup script, on the final step of the backup wizard or scheduled backup job wizard ->select the script tab and then you can copy and save the syntax.

    Many Thanks
    Eddie Davis
    Senior Product Support Engineer
    Redgate Software Ltd
    Email: [email protected]
  • Thanks eddi

    I thought it will be saved in physical locations. Anyways that makes sense

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