Date printed: 02-20-2019   Last updated: 02-20-2015

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Applies to versions: 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.0

Import Division Backup

Local backups can be used to import a division.

Note: Importing divisions should be done with the assistance of the TimeIPS Technical Support Department. Contact us at 1-877-846-3256 (option 2) if you would like to utilize this feature.



Using the left pane Main Menu » Administration, click on: System » Company/Divisions

Click on the "Import Division From Backup" icon.





Special notes on some tyes of data:




To import the division backup:

  1. Save the backup file to your computer.
    Note: A backup of at least 1.11.x is recommended for the most complete preservation of data and configuration. It is however possible to use a backup as old as 1.8.33.

  2.  From the Import Division Backup page, click the Browse button and select your backup file.


  4. Click the Upload and Prepare Backup button.
    Note: The upload may take a moment.




    If the receiving system does not have an available division license, the following error will appear. Contact TimeIPS to add additional division licenses.

    If you have a mismatch of modules, you will receive a message detailing the differences between the systems. (Sample message below.)



  6. Select the Division to import from the drop-down list.

  7. Select the Employee Permission Group. The employees being imported will belong to this permission group.

  8. Select the Manager Permission Group. The managers being imported will belong to this permission group.

  9. Select an Editor. This editor is assigned to any events whose editor was not imported. 

  10. Click the Import button.
    Note: The import may take a few minutes.



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