The following steps show how to create a backup specification and perform a simple backup.
The following steps show how to create a backup specification and perform a simple backup:
In the Context List, click Backup.
In the Scoping Pane, expand Backup and then click Backup Specifications.
In the Results Area, right-click the Filesystem item and select Add Backup.
Select the Blank Filesystem Backup template and click OK.
In the Source page that appears in the Results Area, browse for and select the checkboxes next to the directories and files that you want to back up, then click Next. If you do not have a tape device connected, select just a few small directories.
Use the default backup specifications options or select the desired backup options and click Next.
The backup specification summary is displayed in the Results Area. Click Next.
Click Save As to save the backup specification for later use. Optionally, you can also click Save and Schedule option to save, and then schedule the backup specification using the Scheduler.
Click Start Backup to run the backup.
When the Start Backup window opens, click OK to start the backup using the default specifications.
The Backup window shows you the progress of the backup session. The Session Information window will tell you when the backup is finished.