- Simple DNS Plus
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- KB article #49
How do I backup and restore Simple DNS Plus settings and data?
The different settings (Options dialog etc.) are recorded in various ".xml" files in the Simple DNS Plus application data directory:
On Windows Vista / Server 2008 and later, this location is typically:
C:\ProgramData\JH Software\Simple DNS Plus
On earlier Windows versions:
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\JH Software\Simple DNS Plus
The actual zone data files (zones and records) are stored in a separate directory as specified in the Options dialog / DNS / Data Files section:
To backup: Copy all ".xml" files, and ALL files in the data directory.
To restore the settings and data on a new or reinstalled computer: Install a fresh copy of Simple DNS Plus and copy the backup files back to their original location.
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