Performing Qumulo File Storage Backups for CIFS

You can perform a full, incremental, or a synthetic full backup of the CIFS shares.


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Protect > File servers.

    The File servers page appears.

  2. Click the file server.

    The file server page appears.

  3. Under Agents, click CIFS.

    The agent properties page appears.

  4. Under Subclients, in the Actions column for the subclient, click the action button action_button, and then click Back up.

    The Select backup level dialog box appears.

  5. For Backup level, select the backup type.

  6. Optional: To receive an Email when the backup operation completes, select the When the job completes, notify me via email check box.

  7. Click OK.

  8. Optional: To view the job details, click the job ID.

  9. Click OK.

What to Do Next

You can control or view the job. For more information, see Jobs.