Remote Monitoring & Management Help

Run backups

Once enabled, the required installation files are download via the Monitoring Agent and installed on the device. Any policy configured data sources (Files and folders and/or System State) are the backed up based on the policy's schedule.

In addition to the scheduled backups, there is also the facility to run manually initiate a backup both on individual and across multiple devices.

The following Run Backup options are not available for workstations or laptops using Backup & Recovery Documents

Individual device

  1. Right-click on the device in the north panel of the Dashboard (or from the Server or Workstation drop-down)
  2. Go to Backup & Recovery
    • Open Backup Manager - opens an instance of the Backup Manager on your computer connected to the remote device.
    • In the Backup Manager go to the Backup tab and Run backup

    • Run All Backups - once selected All backups for this device will be run as soon as possible.

    The Run All Backups option is also selectable in the device's Backup tab.

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Multiple Devices

  1. Multi-select the target devices in the north pane of the Dashboard (use Shift and left-click to choose a range or Control and left-click for specific machines)
  2. Right-click on one of the devices (or from the Servers, Workstations or Devices drop-down)
  3. Choose Run All Backups
  4. View and edit the selection in the Bulk Device Action
  5. Devices unable to perform a backup (for example Backup & Recovery is not installed) are automatically deselected
  6. Once the device selection is finalized, click Run and all  backups for the selection will run as soon as possible

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