Creating a backup job by setting job properties

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Creating a backup job by setting job properties

If you have experience with Backup Exec, you can create a backup job by setting the properties you want.

If you are new to Backup Exec or are uncertain about how to set up a backup job, you can use the Backup Wizard.

 

To create a backup job by setting job properties

  1. In the navigation bar, click the arrow next to Backup.
  2. Click New Backup Job.
  3. From the backup selections pane, select the data you want to back up.
  4. On the Properties pane, under Destination, click Device and Media.
  5. On the Properties pane, under Settings, click General.
  6. If you want to set advanced options for the backup job, on the Properties pane, under Settings, click Advanced.
  7. If you want to change the backup network for this job, on the Properties pane, under Settings, click Network and Security, and then set up the backup network for this job.
  8. If you want to set commands to run before or after a job, on the Properties pane, under Settings, click Pre/Post Commands.
  9. If you are using the Advanced Open File Option, on the Properties pane, under Settings, select Advanced Open File.
  10. If you are backing up other platform types or database agents, such as NetWare, Exchange, or SQL, select the platform type or database agent from the Properties pane. Refer to the chapter or appendix for that item for instructions on completing the options.
  11. If you want Backup Exec to notify someone when the backup job completes, on the Properties pane, under Settings, click Notification.
  12. If you want Backup Exec to notify someone when a backup job containing a specific selection list completes, on the Properties pane, under Source, click Selection List Notification.
  13. If you want to run the job now, click Run Now. Otherwise, on the Properties pane, under Frequency, click Schedule to set the scheduling options you want to use.
  14. If the backup job summary appears, review it, and then click OK to run the job. If you want to turn off the job summary for future backup jobs, from the Tools menu, click Options, and then clear Display the job summary before creating a job.
  15. If a drive loses power during a backup operation, you should restart the backup job using a different tape. You can restore the data written to the tape up to the point of the power loss, but you should not reuse the tape for subsequent backup operations.

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