An archive is much like a backup file. However, a backup file captures all the
data that is currently in the system. An archive captures data up to and including a
date you specify. An archive does not include information about users and groups.
Performing regular archiving and purging of Report Server data can have the following
The number of records in the database will be reduced.
The disk space required for scheduled backups will be reduced.
The Report Server will use less processing power and RAM to generate reports,
and it will generate them faster.
The time needed to back up and restore Report Server data will be reduced.
Archive files are saved to the \vocera\reports\backup folder
on the Report Server computer. To free up disk space, you can move archive files from
the Report Server computer to another disk for backup purposes.