Parameters > Citect.ini File Parameters > CtEdit Parameters > [CtEdit]Backup


The Backup directory that is searched if a runtime database cannot be located (due to a disk becoming inoperative or a file is not readable). Normally, the runtime database is located in the Run directory. See the [CtEdit]Run parameter.

When both the [CtEdit]Backup and[CtEdit]Run parameters are set, CitectSCADA first searches for the runtime databases in the Run directory, and then may search the directory specified by [CtEdit]Copy. If the files are not found, the Backup directory is searched. If the files are found, the project continues to run from the Backup directory and CitectSCADA issues a file server error message.

To use this parameter, you must ensure that:

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