Adding a Synchronous Storage Copy


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You can create a synchronous storage copy for a plan.

A synchronous copy copies all backup jobs (full, incremental, differential, transaction log, or archive job) that are written to the primary copy to the copy.

An auxiliary copy operation must be performed to replicate the data to the secondary copy.


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Manage > Plans.

    The Plans page appears.

  2. From the Plans list, click the plan that you want to add a storage copy.

    The Overview page of the plan appears.

  3. In the Backup destinations tile, click Add, and then click Copy.

    The Add Copy page appears.

  4. In the Name box, enter a name for the storage copy.

  5. From the Storage list, click the storage pool that you want to associate with the storage copy.

  6. From the Source list, select the source copy.

  7. From the Backups to copy list, select All jobs.

  8. To specify the start time for backups on a specific date and later, move the Backups On and After toggle key to the right.

  9. For Retention period, select a period of time to retain the data.

  10. Click Save.


The storage copy appears in the Backup destinations tile.