On the main interface of the Backup and Restore control panel there are two areas:

- the navigation menu on the left
- the content area on the right


The navigation menu on the left can be displayed or hidden by clicking this icon  

(when the navigation menu is hidden the content area takes up all the screen).

1. The navigation menu

The navigation menu found on the left of the screen includes the following options:

- Connection: allows you to view some information about the connection and also Log-out of the control panel.

- Preferences: through which you can
select your display preferences, like for example the skin, the language and the format of the dates

- Tools: where you will find all the main tools for the management of the database backup:



2. Content area

On the right hand side of the screen you will see the content area from which to perform the backup.