Knowledgebase: CDP Backups
Creating Backups
Posted by Peter (Netcetera) on 26 May 2009 11:31 AM

Creating Backups

Follow the instructions below to Restore files within the Netcetera CDP Backup System.

1. Open the Web browser connecting to the CDP Backup Web Interface and log in.

2. Click on "Hosts" in the Main Menu to access the "Hosts" page.

3. Select the Host by clicking on the appropriate Host Name link in the "Host Name" column. Or you can click on the corresponding "Open" link under "Actions".

4. Click on "Backup and Restore" on the "Host" Menu.

5. On the following page, click on "Schedule Backup".

5. The "Schedule a new Backup task" page will load. Define the following settings specific to the new Backup Task:

  • Save Task - Select this check box to save the Backup Task.
  • Enabled - Select this check box to enable the Backup Task.
  • Description - A name you can use to distinguish this Task from other scheduled Backup Tasks.
  • Recurrence - Define the schedule and frequency for the new Backup Task (Now, Minutely, Hourly, Daily, Weekly, or Monthly). If you want to run a Backup immediately, leave the default "Now" selected in the drop-down menu.
  • Backup Task Options:
  • Only keep the last x recovery points - Select this check box to enable and define the Rotation Policy.
  • Defragment data files when finished 
  • Verify recovery point when finished - Select this check box to verify Recovery Point upon completion of the Backup.
  • Devices to Backup - Select the Device(s) you would like to Backup.

6. Click on "OK" to save the Backup Task.

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