Creating a backup job by setting job properties

Article:HOWTO31077  |  Created: 2010-01-13  |  Updated: 2011-05-04  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO31077
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Creating a backup job by setting job properties

If you have experience with Backup Exec, you can create a backup job by setting the properties you want.

If you are new to Backup Exec or are uncertain about how to set up a backup job, you can use the Backup Wizard.

See Creating a backup job by using the Backup Wizard.

To create a backup job by setting job properties

  1. On the navigation bar, click the arrow next to Backup.

  2. Click New Backup Job.

  3. From the backup selections pane, select the data you want to back up.

    See Selections options for backup jobs.

  4. In the Properties pane, under Destination, click Device and Media.

  5. Select the device and media information for this job.

    See Device and media options for backup jobs and templates.

  6. Complete the following options as necessary:

    To determine the order in which resources are processed

    In the Properties pane, under Source, click Resource Order.

    See Resource Order Backup options.

    To set or test credentials for the resource that is being processed

    In the Properties pane, under Source, click Resource Credentials.

    See Resource Credentials options.

    To determine the job's priority and availability

    In the Properties pane, under Source, click Priority and Availability.

    See Priority and Availability backup options.

    To configure selection list notification

    In the Properties pane, under Source, click Selection List Notification.

    See Notification options for jobs.

    To select a preferred server

    In the Properties pane, under Source, click Preferred Servers.

    See Preferred Servers backup options.

    To configure general job settings

    In the Properties pane, under Settings, click General.

    See General options for backup jobs and templates.

    To configure advanced job settings

    In the Properties pane, under Settings, click Advanced.

    See Advanced options for backup jobs.

    To configure network and security options

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

    See Network and Security backup options.

    To create pre/post commands

    In the Properties pane, under Settings, click Pre/Post Commands.

    See Pre/post commands for backup or restore jobs.

    To configure backup settings for an agent

    In the Properties pane, under Settings, select the name of the agent.

    See Advanced Open File options .

    See Backup options for the Advanced Disk-based Backup Option.

    See SQL backup options.

    See Microsoft Exchange backup options.

    See Microsoft SharePoint backup options .

    See Active Directory Recovery Agent backup job options.

    See Lotus Domino backup job options.

    See Oracle backup options .

    See DB2 backup options.

    See Backing up Macintosh systems.

    See NDMP backup options for NetApp/IBM/Fujitsu.

    See Enterprise Vault backup options.

    See VMware backup options.

    See Microsoft Hyper-V backup options.

    To configure backup settings for Archiving Option Components

    In the Properties pane, under Settings, click Archive.

    See Backup job properties for archive jobs.

    To configure Backup Exec to notify someone when a backup job containing a specific selection list completes

    In the Properties pane, under Settings, click Notification.

    See Notification options for jobs.

  7. Do one of the following:

    To run the backup job now

    Click Run Now.

    To schedule the backup job for later

    In the Properties pane, under Frequency, click Schedule.

    See Schedule options.


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