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The File Servers application in the Command Center provides a simple web-based user interface for administration tasks, providing streamlined backup and recovery for file system data on IBM i clients by using a proxy client.

To get started, configure clients, backup sets, and subclients.

Schedule backups, or run them as needed.

Restore to the same host or to a new host in the case of a disaster.

The Command Center provides summary information about the file system jobs.

Key Features

The table provides an overview of the file system supported features.

Feature

Support

Content

Files

Yes

You can use wildcards to filter the backup content.

Folders

Yes

You can use wildcards to filter the backup content.

Pre-process and post-process commands

Pre-backup process

Yes

Post-backup process

Yes

Backup Schedules

Immediate

Yes

Schedules

Yes

You can have more than one schedule for each subclient.

Backup Types

Full

Yes

Incremental

Yes

Synthetic Full

Yes

Restore Destinations

Destination client is where you performed the backup operation

Yes

Destination client is different from where you performed the backup operation

Yes

Restore to original folder

Yes

Restore to a new folder

Yes

Restore Contents

All file and folders in the backup

Yes

File or folder subset

Yes

Restore Options

Overwrite if it (the data) already exists

Yes