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Hi There,

We are facing one issue, we have to copy our production env to Sandbox, but our production is taking 100Gb, so we thinking to move only few entities from production to Sandbox, is there a way to do this that we copy only few entites to sandbox env. 

Or taking full copy is the only option. Because we need to do this copy every week.,

Thanks

  • Flavia Fontana Profile Picture
    Flavia Fontana 5 on at
    RE: Need backups for few entities and not full backup of environment

    Hi Ravi, you can use OwnBackup for this: www.ownbackup.com/.../

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    PerezAguiar on at
    RE: Need backups for few entities and not full backup of environment

    Hey!

    Out of the box, you have 2 possibilities:

    a) Full copy.  100GB (same as in Production).

    b) MInimal Copy.  This will copy system tables, customizations & Schema, meaning less size.  However, this will not bring any "customer data" tables (Accounts, leads, opportunities, etc).

    You might export small datasets for specific tables (for example, Accouns, contacts, leads, etc) using Configuration Migration tool.  This is helpfull for just a few records (less than 100).  Attachmetns will not be exported.

    Another possibility you might use, is to build your own "migration" tool, that uses API to read data from one environment and insert it into the other environment.

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