Use the document to learn how to back up and restore data and connection preferences


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Available for: Adobe Story Plus

You can back up your data in Adobe Story (such as categories, projects, scripts)on an FTP or SFTP server if you have the required permissions on the server. When required, you can use the backup file created on the server to restore data.

The data that you back up includes all the content in Adobe Story along with their organizational information. When you restore data, the data is restored using the organizational information in the backup file.

A notification appears after every backup or restore operation informing you whether the backup or restore was successful. The notification also provides information on the location of the data that was backed up or restored.

  1. In the Projects, view, click Projects.

  2. Select Back Up/Restore.

  3. In the Back Up/Restore Account Data:

    1. Do one of the following:

      • To back up projects in Adobe Story, select Back Up.

      • To restore a project that you have previously backed up, select Restore.

    2. Enter the address of the server that contains the data to restore or where you want to back up the data.

    3. (Optional) Specify the location of the directory on the server using which you want to back up or restore data.

    4. If you are creating a backup, you can choose to change the default name of the backup file (Default name is of the type <Your first name>_<Date of initiation of the backup>_<Time of initiation the backup>). When restoring data, enter the name of the backup file to restore.

    5. Enter your login details for the server.

    6. Select the connection type: FTP or SFTP.

  4. (Optional) To test your connection, click Test.

  5. Click OK to back up or restore data.

Set global back up/restore connection preferences

Available for: Adobe Story Plus

If there is one server that you use for backup or restore, you can specify details for the server in the Preferences dialog. This information is reflected in the Back Up/Restore Account Data dialog when you attempt to back up/restore data.

  1. In the main toolbar, click Preferences.

  2. Select Back Up/Restore.

  3. Enter details of the server and location on the server to Back up/restore data. Enter your login user name for the server.


    Adobe Story does not save your password.

  4. Select the connection type: FTP or SFTP.