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No issue, just a question: Where do the different apps store their data? So I am using the notes app, where is this data stored? I want to make sure my backups covers this.
Notes app stores in the /notes directory as plain text. Other apps (Deck and Bookmarks) reside in the database. You’ll want to internet search documentation in order to understand each, or use nextcloud app store to locate docs.
Welcome to Nextcloud. Be sure to get your search-foo improved “nextcloud notes app documentation” or you will not have a good time. There are over 150 apps that vary in design, and reading their docs or reviewing each project’s github repo is mandatory to understand how they work. Cheers!
thank you, that sounds quite difficult to backup. As you are a ncp volunteer, does ncp cover all the app directories in its backup?
A general full instance database backup will cover everything included in your installation. You can read about it in documentation. It is not difficult to do, I just que it up once I’m performing a system upgrade.
Yes, ncp does allow you to automate backups by setting them on a rsync cron schedule + setting a maximum number of copies before pruning. See their documentation for more details.