Backup Set Properties (General)

  • Use the Backup Set (General) tab to change the configuration of the selected backup set / archive set.
  • Use the Create New Backup Set dialog box to define a new backup set.

Note that all the options described in this help may not be available and only the options displayed in the dialog box are applicable to the agent for which the information is being displayed.

Client Name

Displays the name of the OpenVMS client on which this backup set / archive set is found.


Displays the name of the iDataAgent to which this backup set / archive set belongs.

Backup Set / New Backup Set Name

Specifies the name of the Backup Set. You can use this space to create or modify a name. (Backup Sets for certain iDataAgents cannot be modified.)

Make this the Default backup set

Specifies whether the selected backup set is the default or a user-defined backup. Selecting this option asserts this backup set as the default. The previously designated default backup set is automatically reallocated as a user-defined backup set. Clearing this option, is accomplished by opening the Backup Set Properties dialog box of some other backup set and clicking this option there, thereby designating that backup set as the default.


Use this field to enter a description about the entity. This description can include information about the entity's content, cautionary notes, etc.


Last modified: 6/1/2020 1:20:38 PM