[Manual] Backup Job Objects

Last Updated: Sep 18, 2017 11:17PM CEST

Example of defining a job object

Objective

You want to define a job object.

Opening the dialog

1. Go to Backup/Restore > Jobs Objects.
⇨ The Job Objects dialog box opens.
2. Right-click on the Backup Job and left-click on > New > Global FILE in the context menu to select the backup type.
Grafik aus 'Job Objects definieren am Beispiel' (Job Objects_New_erzeugen.jpg)

 
Descriptions

Selection
Descriptions
Global FILE
Generates a job object for files and directories.
Global NDMP  
Generates a job object for an NDMP interface.
Entry of the name and path.
Global PIPE
Generates a job object for a PIPE.
Entering name, PIPE command, and selecting the operating system.

 
1. The following backup types are available: Global FILE/ Global NDMP/ Global PIPE
⇨ The New Job Object dialog box opens.
Grafik aus 'Job Objects definieren am Beispiel' (Job Objects_New.jpg)

 
Descriptions

Pane
Descriptions
Top area:
 
Name
Entry field for the job object name.
Operating system
Selecting the operating system.
Node
Selecting Node makes it possible to browse to the desired backup files or directories via Device/ Network Device/ Network Share.
Text field
Entry field for the path to the desired backup file.
File Browser
Shows the directories and files of the selected path.
The desired files can be dragged and dropped to the Include Files or Exclude Files windows from this window.
Include Files
Files/ directories which are to be backed up.
Include files can be dragged and dropped into this pane from the File Browser or written directly to this pane.
Exclude Files
Files/directories to be excluded from the backup job.
These exclude files can be dragged and dropped into this pane from the File Browser or written directly to this pane. Exclude file path names always begin with ">".
[Add Root-Drive/share]  
The entire drive is selected.
Enters the drive in this Include Files pane. For example, C:\*
[Add all hard drives]
For Windows only!
Enters $all in the Include Files pane
Backs up all hardware disks, without any network shares or CDs.

 
Defining the job object

1. Enter the the job object name.
2. Select the operating system (OS).

 
Search for files/directories

 
There are now two options for selecting the desired files/directories:
1. Select the node and navigate to the desired files/directories using the Device/ Network Device/ Network Share functions.
Or
1. Enter the path to the desired files/directories directly in the text field.
⇨ The desired files/directors can now be selected for the job object.

 
Including/excluding files in the job object

 
There are now two options for including or excluding files/directories in the job object:
1. Drag the marked files/directories to the Include Files or Exclude Files field.
Grafik aus 'Job Objects definieren am Beispiel' (Job Objects_New_fertig.jpg)
2. Click on [OK] to confirm your selection.
⇨ The window closes.

 
Result

 
The new job object is now in the Job Object dialog box and the related files/directories are in the related Job Object Items pane.
Grafik aus 'Job Objects definieren am Beispiel' (Job Objects_fertig.jpg)
 
When defining a backup job and selecting a job object the files to be stored are shown as follows:
 
Grafik aus 'Job Objects definieren am Beispiel' (Job Objects_Auswahl im BJ.jpg)
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