Scheduling SiPass database backups and cleanups - SiPass 3.3

SiPass Plugin Guide 3.3

Applies to
SiPass 3.3
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It is important to protect your data by scheduling regular database back ups. In addition, regularly clean your database to remove old data so that the database does not grow beyond its capacity. If the database is overfull it can cause your integration to stop working.

Before you begin

Ensure you have the following privileges: View role properties, Modify role properties, and Plugins.

What you should know

  • The plugin database contains the events and alarms associated with SiPass server.
  • It is a best practice to schedule all database maintenance during non-peak hours
  • For more detailed information, see Backing up databases.


  1. From the home page in Config Tool, open the Plugins task.
  2. Select the plugin role from the entity browser and click the Resources tab.
  3. Click Cleanup, select how long to keep data, choose when to delete old data, and then click OK.
  4. Click Backup/Restore, choose the location for backup files, enable automatic backups at least once per month, and then click OK.
  5. Click Apply.