Creating a New Archive Database - Metasys - LIT-12011964 - Software Application - System Configuration Tool - 13.2

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System Configuration Tool
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About this task

Note: You cannot create a new archive database if another archive database is already open. You are prompted to close any open archive database before creating a new archive database.


  1. From the Item menu, select New Archive.
    The New Archive wizard screen appears.
  2. Enter a name for the new archive. Note the following restrictions:
    • Archive names are not case sensitive. All archive files are created in the same directory.

    • Archive names cannot be longer than 120 characters.

    • The first character can only be an alphabetical character from a to z.

    • No special characters can be in the name. For example, ! @ # $ % . and & are not allowed.

    • Archive names cannot include spaces.

    • HVAC PRO controllers have name restrictions. See HVAC PRO Naming Recommendations.

  3. Choose the type of archive to create: