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.

You can also perform the same action using the CLI interface: CLI Reference