The following are the core requirements of this project.
Application should permanently store any change in settings/options with the facility of
applying default settings (application settings or the registry can be used to permanently save
settings). Proper user interface/form should facilitate the user to change and store settings.
Application should have the mechanism of authentication. At first startup of the application, it
should ask the user to select authentication mode from the following:
- Password protected (user must enter user id and password every time to use the
- Default (no password required to use the application)
User should be able to define the physical paths (paths on hard disk) for backup and restore
Backup of code and database should be stored in hard disk with proper time/date postfix or
prefix, so that the user can easily understand each backup.
Backup/Restore of the code should be the simple backup/restore of the folders in which code
files are stored, to the user-specified backup and restore path.
Backup/Restore of the database should be the full backup of the database at target path and
restore it directly from the target path to the database itself (any one tool from MS SQL
Server, MySQL, Oracle)
User should be able to define the backup overwrite settings, so that the existing backups can be
managed without any problem. For this purpose, application shall provide the user with some
options (Overwrite existing backup, delete existing backup to recycle bin, delete existing
User should be able to perform backup/restore operations manually and automatically:
- For manual operation, user shall be presented with a windows (desktop) application so that
the user can perform the backup, restore, change in settings operations manually.
- For automatic operation user shall save settings for automated backup/restore operations at
startup, or time-to-time backups. For this purpose, the application shall utilize windows
startup, registry operations and windows services.
Application shall have an alert system to notify user about success or failure of backup/restore
operations. Log files and/or email should be used for this purpose.
According to the following details i need the following diagrams
Data Flow diagram