Restoring a Client Computer with Time Machine or Migration Assistant

Time Machine does not correctly backup your offline Daylite database, and therefore cannot be used a method to backup your Daylite information. Additionally, the Mac OS Migration Assistant cannot move the offline database from one machine to another. Instead you will need to remove the offline database and recreate one.

Follow the steps below if you are restoring a client computer from Time Machine/Migration Assistant

Daylite Cloud

Daylite Cloud will automatically detect that you have restored from a Time Machine backup or migrated your data to a new computer. Once you open Daylite you will see this message:

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Choose continue to download a new local copy of the database.

Downloading a new local copy of the database is required because as each Mac has its own unique identifier that Daylite Cloud uses when syncing. This avoids any conflicts when creating records and syncing with the Cloud which prevents discrepancies in your data.

Daylite 6 Self-Serve

  1. Sync to the Daylite Server
  2. Erase or Restore your Machine with Time Machine
  3. After the computer has been restored Open Finder and from the menu bar select Go > Go to folder
  4. Type the following line and hit return: ~/Library/Group Containers/
  5. Locate the GR26KTJYTV.com.marketcircle.daylite file and rename it to OLD-GR26KTJYTV.com.marketcircle.daylite
  6. Restart your computer
  7. Launch Daylite login and download your database

If you are planning on restoring a Server computer please review this article.


Daylite 4 & 5

  1. Sync to the Daylite Server
  2. Erase or Restore your Machine with Time Machine
  3. After the computer has been restored Open Finder and from the menu bar select Go > Go to folder
  4. Type the following line and hit return: ~/Library/Application Support/com.marketcircle.daylite4
  5. Locate the Storage.dlpdb file and rename it to OLDstorage.dlpdb
  6. Restart your computer
  7. Launch Daylite login and download your database

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