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Engaged Sweeper II
Hi there

Here is a Powershell script to backup Lansweeper with SQL Compact and IIS Express. Just modify Set-Location field and run the script to backup Lansweeper.

## 1. Stop the Lansweeper Server service
Stop-Service lansweeperservice

## 2. Stop web server service. Your web server service is either World Wide Web Publishing Service (IIS) or IIS Express.
Stop-Service IISExpressSVC

## 3. Create a copy of your SQL Compact database file, which is: Program Files (x86)\Lansweeper\SQLData\lansweeperdb.sdf
Set-Location \\IAPPS\LanSweeper\Backup
$backupPath=New-Item -Type directory $(Get-Date -Format dd-MM-yyyy-hh-mm-ss)
Copy-Item "C:\Program Files (x86)\Lansweeper\SQLData" -Destination $backuppath -Recurse

## 4. Create a copy of all subfolders located in: Program Files (x86)\Lansweeper\Website
## *** Copy just the subfolders found under Website. Don't copy the entire Website folder, as it contains a configuration file that references your current database. ***
## *** Restoring this file could lead to issues when moving your installation from one server to another. ***
Copy-Item "C:\Program Files (x86)\Lansweeper\Website" -Destination $backuppath -Recurse

## Delete all files in the Website directory only (ignoring sub-dirs):
Remove-Item "$backupPath\Website\*.*" | Where { ! $_.PSIsContainer }

## 5. If it exists, create a copy of the following file as well: Program Files (x86)\Lansweeper\Key\Encryption.txt
Copy-Item "C:\Program Files (x86)\Lansweeper\Key" -Destination $backupPath -Recurse

## 6. Restart Lansweeper and web server services.
Start-Service lansweeperservice
Start-Service IISExpressSVC