Backup Copy Options

Use this dialog box to select the criteria to perform a backup copy operation.

Select a Storage Policy

Displays the storage policy from which you will perform a backup copy operation.

No. of Jobs to Run

  • Number of Simultaneous jobs to run

Allows you to select the data streams that are copied at the same time during the SnapProtect backup operation.

  • Allow Maximum

If selected, the maximum number of data streams will be copied at the same time during the SnapProtect backup.

Media

  • Start new media
If selected, the option causes the following to occur:
  • If removable media (tape) is being used on a secondary copy, the current active media is marked as full and a new media is used for the auxiliary copy.
  • If disk media is used, a new volume folder is created for the auxiliary copy.
If cleared, the SnapProtect backup automatically uses the current active media or volume.
  • Mark Media Full on Success

If selected, the media used for the SnapProtect backup is marked full after the operation is successfully completed.

Save As Script

Click to open the Save As Script dialog, which allows you to save this operation and the selected options as a script file (in XML format). The script can later be executed from the Command Line Interface using qoperation execute command.

When you save an operation as a script, each option in the dialog will have a corresponding XML parameter in the script file. When executing the script, you can modify the value for any of these XML parameters as per need.