Creating template rules to run job templates for synthetic backup

Article:HOWTO23529  |  Created: 2010-01-01  |  Updated: 2011-07-30  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO23529
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Creating template rules to run job templates for synthetic backup

Set template rules to run the jobs for the synthetic backup in the correct sequence.

To create template rules to run job templates for synthetic backup

  1. Review the documentation about template rules.

    See Setting template rules.

  2. On the New Policy dialog box, under Template rules, click New Rule.

  3. On the Template Rule Properties dialog box, click the template rules drop down list, and then do one of the following:

    • If you created a backup template for a full backup job to run as the baseline backup, select Run <Template A> only once. Click the Template A is: drop down list and select the name of the template that you want to run as the baseline backup, and then click OK.

    • If you created a backup template for a recurring incremental backup job to run as the baseline backup, go to step 5.

  4. Click New Rule again to add another rule.

  5. On the Template Rule Properties dialog box, click the template rules drop down list, and then select <Template A> must complete at least once before any other templates will be allowed to start.

  6. Click the Template A is: drop down list, select the template name of the baseline backup, and then click OK.

  7. Click New Rule again to add another rule.

  8. On the Template Rule Properties dialog box, click the template rules drop down list, and then select If start times conflict, <Template A> will start and upon completion, starts <Template B>.

  9. Click the Template A is: list, and then select the template name of the incremental backup.

  10. Click the Template B is: list, and then select the template name of the synthetic backup, and then click OK.

  11. On the New Policy dialog box, click OK.

    See Creating a synthetic backup by adding templates to a policy


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