Duplicating backed up data

Article:HOWTO23014  |  Created: 2010-01-01  |  Updated: 2011-05-04  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO23014
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Duplicating backed up data

You can create a job to duplicate backup data, selecting either to duplicate existing backup sets or to duplicate backup sets immediately following a scheduled job.

See About duplicating backed up data.

To duplicate backup data

  1. From the navigation bar, click Job Setup.

  2. Under Backup Tasks, select New job to duplicate backup sets.

  3. If you want to copy existing backup sets to another destination, do the following in the order listed:

    • Select Duplicate existing backup sets, and then click OK.

    • Select the backup sets you want to copy. For Oracle or DB2 jobs that were created with multiple data streams, under the instance name, select the date on which the backup set was created.

  4. If you want to duplicate backup sets created when a scheduled backup job runs, do the following in the order listed:

    • Select Duplicate backup sets following a job, and then click OK.

    • Select the scheduled backup job to be used as the source.

  5. In the Properties pane, under Destination, select Device and Media.

    See Device and media options for duplicate backup jobs in a non-CASO environment.

  6. In the Properties pane, under Settings, click General, and complete the appropriate options.

    See General options for new duplicate backup set jobs.

  7. In the Properties pane, under Settings, click Advanced, and complete the appropriate options.

    See Advanced options for new duplicate backup set jobs.

  8. To encrypt the duplicated data, do the following in the order listed:

    • In the Properties pane, under Settings, click Network and Security.

    • Select an encryption type from the list.

    • Select an encryption key from the list or click Manage keys to create a new key.

  9. If you want Backup Exec to notify someone when the backup job completes, in the Properties pane, under Settings, click Notification.

    See Notification options for jobs.

  10. If you are duplicating data from a scheduled backup job, click Run Now.

    The duplicate job will launch immediately following the completion of the scheduled backup job.

  11. If you are duplicating data from an existing backup set, either click Run Now or under Frequency, click Schedule to set the scheduling options you want to use.

    See Schedule options.


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