Configuring Backup Only When Connected to Power for Laptop Backup

You can schedule a backup job only if the computer is on AC power (not battery power). Additionally, you can set an option to stop the backup job if the computer is switched to battery power. If both of these options are set for automatic schedule, then your backups will only run when the computer is on AC power.


  1. From the CommCell Console, navigate to Policies | Schedule Policies.
  2. Right-click the <laptop schedule policy> and click Edit.
  3. Select <schedule task> displayed in the Tasks and then click Edit button.
  4. In the Power Management area, select one the following options:
    • Select Start only if the Computer is running on A/C power box, to run the job only when the computer is on A/C power.

      Backups continue to occur when your computer is running on A/C power.

    • Select Stop the task if battery modebegins box, backup job will not occur when the laptop is running on battery power.
  5. Click OK.

Last modified: 6/21/2018 2:52:26 PM