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Scheduling Backup Jobs with Web Console

Backup jobs can be scheduled by the administrator and by users. To perform an on-demand backup job, see Performing an On-Demand Backup.

Schedule a Backup Job

  1. Log on to Web Console.
  2. From the Web Console, go to My Data.
  3. Click the Computers tab.
  4. Click Settings for the computer that you require.
  5. In the Schedules section, click Schedule.

    The Add Schedule dialog box appears.

  6. Select how often the backup job should run:
    • If you select Automatic, specify the minimum and maximum gap of time (in hours and minutes) between two backup jobs in the Minimum interval between jobs and Maximum interval between jobs options respectively. Then, select the options that will cover your backup requirements:
      • To run the job only when the computer is on A/C power, select Start only on AC power.
      • To stop the job if the computer is switched to battery mode, select Stop if battery mode begins.
      • To run the job when CPU utilization is below the specified percentage, select Start only if CPU usage percentage is below.
      • To run the job when the disk space is below the specified percentage, select Start only if free disk space percentage drops below.
    • If you select Daily, in the At what time box, enter the time when the backup should run.
    • If you select Weekly set the following:
      • In the At what time box, enter the time when the backup should run.
      • Select the days of the week that the backup should run.
  7. Click OK.

    The newly created schedule is displayed in the Schedules section. The backup job is executed according to the schedule.

Edit a Schedule

Note: The automatic schedule set by the administrator is displayed in the Schedules area and cannot be edited. You can click on the schedule to view the details but all the options may not be available.

  1. Log on to Web Console.
  2. From the Web Console, go to My Data.
  3. Click the Computers tab.
  4. Click Settings for the computer for which you want to modify the backup schedule.
  5. In the Schedules section, click the schedule name.
  6. From the Edit Schedule dialog box, update your current selections and then click OK.

Delete a Schedule

  1. Log on to Web Console.
  2. From the Web Console, go to My Data.
  3. Click the Computers tab.
  4. Click Settings for the computer for which you want to delete the backup schedule.
  5. In the Schedules section, click the schedule name.
  6. From the Edit Schedule dialog box, click Delete.
  7. Click OK to confirm the deletion.

Last modified: 9/20/2018 8:19:31 PM