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|======Restore a database backup======||======Restore a database backup======|
|+||By default VPOP3 makes a daily backup of the VPOP3 database to a file 'DBBACK-n.DMP' in the VPOP3 installation directory (it is possible to [[reference:database backups|change this in the settings]]). These are cycled on a weekly basis so you will usually have the last seven days' worth of backups. These can be useful if the database gets damaged somehow.|
|If you have a valid backup of the PostgreSQL database used by VPOP3, you can restore it by performing the following steps:||If you have a valid backup of the PostgreSQL database used by VPOP3, you can restore it by performing the following steps:|