Accounting Ideas

Add a manual backup/restore facility to Cloud Accounting

If I make a mistake or Sage has a catastrophic meltdown it is useful to have a local backup. I used TAS before Cloud Accounting and we took local weekly backups that were useful occasionally to restore to a point before an error. It feels uncomfortable not to have that safety net in Cloud Accounting and would not require any additional storage from Sage.

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  • Sep 25 2020
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  • Guest commented
    4 May, 2023 02:24pm

    I also think it would be very important

  • Guest commented
    24 Apr, 2023 01:38pm

    It's hard to believe this capability isn't available. This is a critical component of any serious software system. We're now reconsidering our decision to go with Sage.

  • Guest commented
    2 Feb, 2022 04:49pm

    Seems to be a must have! I can't imagine putting all my eggs in one basket without being able to make a backup.

  • Guest commented
    21 May, 2021 06:37am

    This would be a great safety net. If a mistake had been made you could go back to a previous backup to see where an error had occurred.

  • Guest commented
    26 Jan, 2021 03:02pm

    Definitely makes sense to have this !

    Through bitter experience with Sage 50 there has been many times when testing options/switches/posting etc that I have gone oops. lets do a quick roll back!

  • Guest commented
    1 Dec, 2020 03:38pm

    Totally agree with this suggestion. I’m really quite uneasy NOT being able to say “whoops, I shouldn’t have posted THAT...”, or even being able to “test” a particular posting.

    It almost feels like it should be an easy addition to the “restore” function that’s already there, but the couple of times I’ve tried it, there would seem to be no ability to restore, other than if you’ve accidentally “reset” back to a blank ledger.