What is Checkpoint.MDB


Operators may notice a file in the database folder called Checkpoint.MDB.  This knowledgebase article describes what that file is, and why it is created.

Underlying challenge

Since v1.5.617, whenever a Live Update is performed, Capable 21C automatically creates a copy of the main database file and calls it Checkpoint.MDB.  This is done before the Live Update begins.


No action needs to be taken with this file.  It is created as a backup file in case emergency reversal of the Live Update is required.

Detailed Information

If an office finds that the file increases the size of their backups beyond an acceptable threshold, it is safe to exclude the file from backups

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