Backup Set Properties (General)


Use this dialog box to to manage the NAS backup set properties.

Client Name

Displays the name of the client computer on which this backup set is found.


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

Backup Set

Specifies the name of the Backup Set. You can use this space to create or modify a name.

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. You can clear this option by opening the Backup Set Properties dialog box from some other backup set and clicking this option there, thereby designating that backup set as the default.

Image Backup Set

(Vendor-specific option) Specifies whether the selected backup set should be backed up using the image backup feature. Performing image backups will back up an entire volume to media. With image backups, only entire volumes can be restored. It is not possible to perform file level restores from an image backup. For more information, see Configuring Image Backups (SnapMirror to Tape).


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

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.