The data export provides a zip file of all your project's metadata, forum, ticket, wiki, and blog content, so you can have a local copy of your own data - for safe keeping, data analysis, custom reporting, etc. The data for each tool is a JSON file, using the same format as our API for individual tickets, wiki pages, etc. You can generate an export from the Admin page on your project. Just choose "Export" from the left menu, check off the tools you want to export, and hit the "Export" button.
Depending on the size of your project, it may take a few minutes to generate. You'll receive an email when it's done, with instructions on how to securely download it. If you have private data (e.g. tickets), that will be included, so keep your data safe.
You can also request a data export using the Allura API. When complete, the file can be retrieved via
scp USERNAME@web.sourceforge.net:/home/project-exports/PROJECT/FILENAME .
The backup file will be available for 7 days.
See our Backups page for instructions on how to backup data not covered by this data export.