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How to set up a recurring backup for the volume?

You can set up the schedules for:

  • Daily backup: the volume will be backuped once per day at the same time;
  • Weekly backup: the volume will be backuped once per week at the same day and same time;
  • Monthly backup: the volume will be backuped once per month at the same day and same time.
  1. Log in to SafeSwissCloud VDC control panel
  2. In the left navigation bar, click Storage: 
     
  3. Select the desired volume and click on the name of this volume (ex. DATA-8): 
     
  4. Click on the "Set up recurring backup" button: 
     
  5. You can set up the backup schedules for Daily backups, Weekly backups, Monthly backups separately.
    5.1 In order to set up "Daily" schedule, Click on the "Daily" tab --> In the field "Time" specify the time, when recurring backup has to be created --> In the field "Timezone" select the desired Time zone --> In the field "Keep"specify maximum number of backups to be kept(If "Keep" field has value 2 and 3d backup is created, the oldest backup will removed automatically.) --> press "Add" blue link --> press "Done"

    5.2 In order to set up "Weekly" schedule, Click on the "Weekly" tab --> In the field "Time" specify the time, when recurring backup has to be created -->In the field "Day of Week" select the desired day of week --> In the field "Timezone" select the desired Time zone -->In the field "Keep" specify maximum number of backups to be kept(If "Keep" field has value 3 and 4th backup is created, the oldest backup will removed automatically.) --> press "Add" blue link --> press "Done"

    5.3 In order to set up "Monthly" schedule, Click on the "Monthly" tab --> In the field "Time" specify the time, when recurring backup has to be created --> In the field "Day of Month" select the desired day of month --> In the field "Timezone" select the desired Time zone --> In the field "Keep"specify number of backups to be kept(If "Keep" field has value 1 and 2d backup is created, the oldest backup will removed automatically.) --> press blue "Add" link --> press "Done"
     

If all possible schedules are defined, the "Recurring Backups" window looks like: 

If user wants to change/remove the schedules, at first he has remove the previous schedules, by clicking  tool near the previous schedule.