Tips for moving large backup file.

  • Create multiple backup files instead of one large backup file.
  • Use file compression programs like WinZip to compress backup file.
  • Consider trimming the data in the database before creating the backup file.
  • Create database and data from scripts.


You can also use software like 7zip to compress and break up the large file before transmitting.

Add to Archive.

Select “Split to volumes, bytes” section to split up the file to smaller files.
Entering 20M for 20MB, 1000M for 1GB.

Last modified: July 9, 2020



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