Advanced Backup Options
To specify advanced settings for backups, click Advanced in the Backup Options for Subclient dialog box when performing a backup.
The following table shows options that are available from the Advanced Backup Options dialog box.
|Change||Tabs and Settings||Notes|
|Set the job priority||
||The Job Manager uses the startup priority setting when allocating required resources. Setting the startup priority enables jobs that are very important and must complete to start before jobs that are less time sensitive.
See Job Priority and Priority Precedence for more information.
|Configure job retry and total run time||
||The Job Retry options configure the retry behavior for a backup job. You can specify the maximum elapsed time before a job can be restarted or killed and the maximum number of restart attempts.
See Job Management for more information.
|Start new backup media||From the Media tab, select the Start New Media check box.||The Start New Media option enables backup or archive operations to write to new media.
This media management feature provides a degree of control over the storage location where data resides physically.
|Mark media as full||From the Media tab, select the Mark Media Full on Success check box.||The Mark Media Full on Success option marks the backup media as full, two minutes after the successful completion of the backup or archive operation. This feature prevents any other data being written to the same media.|
|Allow other jobs to use the same media set||From the Media tab, select the Allow Other Schedules To Use Media Set check box.||The Allow Other Schedules to use Media Set option enables jobs that are part of the schedule or schedule policy, and using the same storage policy, to start new media. This option also prevents other jobs from writing to the same set of media.|
|Change the data path||From the Data Path tab, select one of the following combinations:
||Data protection operations use a specific data path (library, MediaAgent, drive pool, and drive) to perform backup operations as configured in the CommCell. By default, the system automatically identifies the data path for backup operations.
The following are some of the important situations where you might need to change the data path:
See Change Data Path for more information.
|Specify Vault Tracker options for offsite storage||From the Vault Tracking tab, select the required options.||The Vault Tracker feature enables you to manage media that are removed from a library and stored in offsite locations:
Before using this feature, see Vault Tracker for a comprehensive overview.
|Configure alerts and notifications||
||The Alert option sets criteria for generating notifications and alerts for job statuses such as failure, success, or other conditions triggered by the backup job. Adding alerts helps the user or the user group get notifications automatically about the status of the backup job.
See Alerts and Notifications for more information.