Important operations with Devolutions Server

During important operations on a Devolutions Server instance, it becomes important to perform certain preparation tasks to protect the environment and to be able to restore the application or data if a problem occurs.

Here is a list of items to consider or tasks to perform:

  • Whenever possible, during operations that impact the entire Devolutions Server, proceed outside of normal business hours.
    • Some interventions require the Devolutions Server instance to be in offline mode or stopped.
  • Always make a backup of the database and have the possibility to restore it easily.
  • Make a backup copy of the Devolutions Server web application folder.
  • For some interventions, it is best to create a Devolutions Server Authentication type account with administrative rights in the Devolutions Server instance.
    • It is also possible to enable the Emergency Access feature to connect to Devolutions Server.

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