What exactly is included in the System backup found under System>Tools>Backups?
It depends on the version.
- For CE 1.5 and lower you can only back-up your database.
- In version CE 1.6 you can back-up your
mediafolder also along with the database, and you can back-up the file system of your Magento instance. All files and folders.
- Starting CE 1.7, in addition to what CE 1.6 offers, you can choose to back-up your file system without the