All IN Tester data is stored in a PostgreSQL database. By default this database
n2in and resides on the IN Tester server, co-located with the
installation and the user screens.
The IN Tester package when installed will create a cron job (in
which automatically performs backups of the IN Tester database. These backups are
performed by default twice-weekly on Wednesday and Sunday and all backups are
Note that only the
intest database schema is backed up by this process. The
n2in database may include other schemas which will not be backed up by the IN Tester.
Backups are generated using the backup script
and are kept for a maximum of 84 days before being purged. This 84 day purge timeframe
is currently hard-coded in the
Log output by the backup process is written to
Altering Backup Parameters
It is possible to change the backup frequency and location by editing the cron job
in the file
/etc/cron.d/n2int. The standard
cron format is used for this file.