Assigning a backup job to computers or groups

Article:HOWTO13632  |  Created: 2008-01-05  |  Updated: 2013-10-17  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO13632
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Assigning a backup job to computers or groups

You can assign backup jobs to computers that have Backup Exec System Recovery installed.

Unassigning a backup job from computers or groups

Creating a backup job

When you assign backups to a computer group. all of the computers within that group have the same backup schedule.

Note:
Make sure that any backups you assign to a computer or group do not overlap in time; otherwise an error occurs. Also, only one recovery point set per drive can be assigned on a client computer. If you assign a second recovery point set to the same drive, an error occurs.

To assign a backup job to computers or groups

  1. On the Manage page, in the right pane, click the Backup Jobs tab.

  2. Select a backup name in the table.

  3. Do one of the following:

    • On the Tasks menu, click Assign > Computers, and then select one or more computer names from the table. Click OK.

    • On the Computers tab, select one or more computers in the table. In the Drag-and-drop Workspace of the console, drag the Backups icon and drop it onto the Computers icon within the same work space.

    • On the Tasks menu, click Assign > Groups, and then select one or more group names from the table. Click OK.

    • On the Groups tab, select one or more group names in the table. In the Drag-and-drop Workspace of the console, drag the Backups icon and drop it onto the Groups icon within the same work space.


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