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job

An operation that has been scheduled for processing by the media server. For example, if you make selections and submit a backup based on those selections, you have created a backup job. Jobs contain source or destination information, settings, and a schedule. Types of jobs include backup, restore, media rotation, resource discovery, report, test run, and utility jobs.

A job defines what data is to be backed up, which server the data will be backed up from and to, when the data will be backed up, and other settings. Similar jobs are defined to restore the data.

An operation that has been scheduled for processing. Jobs contain source or destination information, settings, and a schedule.

A parcel of work submitted to a computer. NetBackup jobs are backups, archives, or restores.

A group of one or more tasks that are run in a particular sequence. Jobs can include conditions that specify when the task runs.