Schedules allow you to invoke specific policies periodically. This allows you to backup multiple storage instances automatically.
A schedule defines when and on which days instances should be backed up. To define a new schedule, open Backup SLAs under the Storage section and go to the Schedules tab, then use the
Now enter the properties:
Schedule Active- enable or disable executing schedule
Name- schedule name
Backup Type- defines backup type: full or incremental
Execution Type- choose time or interval mode
Start Window- defines for how long since the task start time scheduled tasks are allowed to be executed
Choose time of day- for the time execution mode, this defines when the task should be added to the queue
Choose time of interval start- for the interval execution mode, this defines when tasks should start
Choose time of interval end- for the interval execution mode, this defines when tasks should end
Frequency- defines how often the task will be executed during the interval
Choose days- last required parameter, select days of the week on which the task will be performed
You can also use optional parameters to further personalize the backup time or select a storage instance policy if it has been previously created.