Backup Set Properties (General)

  • Use the Backup Set / Archive Set (General) tab to change the configuration of the selected backup set / archive set.
  • Use the New Backup Set / New Archive Set dialog box to define a new backup set.
  • Use the On-Demand Backup Set / Archive Set (General) tab to change the configuration of the selected backup set / archive set.
  • Use the Create New On-Demand Backup Set / Archive Set dialog box to define a new on-demand backup set / archive 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 / Client Computer

Displays the name of the Client computer on which this backup set / archive set is found.

Agent Type / iDataAgent

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


Displays the name of the instance to which this backup set belongs.


Displays the Lotus Domino Server data path under which this data is found.

Database Name

Displays the name of the database.

Replication Set

The name of the Replication Set for which the system automatically created this backup set and its default subclient.

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.)

Choose Backupset Type

  • SharePoint Server Document

    The content of this backup set can specify backing up site collections, sub-sites, areas, libraries, and lists.

  • SharePoint Server Database

    The content of this backup set specifies backing up SharePoint 2007 site collections, WSS web application content databases, shared service providers, WSS searches, global search settings.

  • Force use of V2 APIs

    Specifies to backup SharePoint 2003 site collections, portal sites, site content databases, site indexes, teamsite databases, and webstorage system databases.

Image Backup Set

Specifies whether the selected backup set will perform a SnapMirror to Tape (SMtape) block backup. These backups are supported by NetApp 7-Mode storage servers running ONTAP 8.0 or higher and for NetApp Cluster-Mode storage servers running ONTAP 8.3 or higher. These SMtape block backups are particularly useful for moving snapshots to tape for a disaster recovery scenario.

SMtape block backups have the following limitations:

  • Only full volume backups and full volume restores are supported.
  • Browsing after a backup with not show the contents of the volume.
  • Full, differential, and incremental backups are supported.
  • Interrupted backups will restart from the beginning.
  • Backups can only be restored to storage servers with the same configuration. For example, 7-Mode backups cannot be restored to a Cluster-Mode storage server.
  • Restores are only supported within two ONTAP versions. For example, backups of a storage server running ONTAP 8.0 cannot be restored to a storage server running ONTAP 8.3.
  • Before performing a baseline restore of data from a Cluster-Mode storage server, the restore location volume must be configured as data-protection (DP) and must be in a restricted state.
  • Restores to a Windows File System Agent or UNIX File System Agent are not supported for SMtape backups.


Displays the SharePoint Server version. Applicable only on machines where both SharePoint Server 2003 and 2007 versions exist.

Archive Set / New Archive Set Name

Displays the name of the archive set. If applicable, use this space to enter or change the name of the archive set.


Displays whether the selected backup set / archive set is an On-Demand Backup Set / Archive Set.

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.

Subclient Content may contain Wildcard Entries

Allows for the selection of files with specified extensions that can be backed up during the backup operation.

Make this the Default archive set

Displays whether the selected archive set is the default, in cases where other types of archive sets are also supported on the same agent (for example: User-Defined Archive Set, DataClassSet, On-Demand Archive Set).

Subclient Policy

Select a subclient policy from the list to associate with this backup set.

Job Options

Decompress Data before Backup

Specifies that data on a compressed drive is decompressed before being sent to the backup media, thereby preventing data recovery failures when restoring data to a volume that does not support compression. By default, data is backed up in compressed format if the data is on a volume that supports compression. When this option is initially selected, the next backup for each subclient within the backup set is converted to a full. This ensures that all of the client's compressed data is decompressed, including all data backed up prior to this selection.

Next Backup

Displays whether the next backup job may be full or non-full. When Next Backup displays Full the next backup job will be changed to a full.

Available DB Names

Select the database name(s) to be used as backup set name(s) by clicking the database name(s) and then clicking > to move the name(s) into Selection.


Specify the appropriate backup set (database) name(s) from the Available DB Names.

Storage Policy for All Log Files

Specifies the storage policy for all the log files in this backup set. You can use the list to change the storage policy.

Catalog Partition No.

Specifies the number of the catalog partition database for the DB2 DPF instance. This is the partition through which access to all system tables must go.

Connect as a Different User

Specifies to connect to the DB2 application using a different DB2 user account.

User Account

Displays the application User account used by the system to perform all Data Protection and Recovery operations for this backup set.


Click to change the application user account.

Status of <database>

Displays the status of the database (backup set) as either CONNECTED or DISCONNECTED.


Displays the most current status of the database.


Displays those subclients that belong to the backup set / archive set.

Storage Policies

Select a storage policy from the list.

Enable Auto-Discover

Specifies whether to enable auto-discovery of new databases for all subclients of this backup set. Selecting this option will cause the system to discover and assign any new databases at the beginning of each backup operation. This option is available only for default dump backup set of postgresql iDataAgents.


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


Click to create a subclient for the backup set / archive set.


Click to change the properties of a subclient that you select from the list.


Removes a subclient that you select from the list.

Last modified: 2/25/2019 9:12:43 PM