How to backup DCS settings.


  • How do I backup the settings for Daktronics Communication Server (DCS)?


  • Product Family: Integration, Software
  • Product:
  • Component: Daktronics Communication Server (DCS)
  • Control System:


  1. All settings for DCS are stored in the dcs.DAT file:
    • For DCS4 the typical location is C:\ProgramData\Daktronics\DCS\dcs.DAT
    • For DCS3 the typical location is C:\Program Files (x86)\Daktronics\DCS\dcs.DAT
    • For Windows XP the typical location is C:\Program Files\Daktronics\DCS\dcs.DAT

NOTE: The dcs.DAT file can be transferred to a different computer and placed in the same folder to copy configuration settings.

KB ID: DD2410914

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