Getting Started - Scheduling a Backup

The following procedure describes the steps for creating a schedule for backup jobs using the Windows File System agent as an example.


  1. From the CommCell Browser, go to Client Computers > client > File System > defaultBackupSet.
  2. Right-click the subclient and click Backup.

    The Backup Options for Subclient dialog box appears.

  3. In the Select Backup Types section, select the backup type.
  4. In the Job Initiation section, select Schedule and then click Configure.

    The Schedule Details dialog box appears.

  5. Select the appropriate scheduling options.

    For example, use the following steps to create a weekly schedule:

    • In the Schedule Name box, type a name for the schedule.
    • Click Weekly.
    • In the Start Time box, specify the schedule start time.
    • In the On these days section, select the days to run the schedule.
    • Click OK.
  6. When the scheduled backup job runs, you can track the progress of the job from the Job Controller window of the CommCell console.
  7. Once the job is complete, right-click the subclient and then click Backup History.
  8. Click OK to view the job details.

Last modified: 3/6/2018 3:16:57 PM