Backup Copy Job Wizard: STEP 2
Selecting a Target Backup Repository
Backup Copy jobs can copy backups from one Backup Repository to another. Select a target Backup Repository as described below:
- To copy all backups you have selected in STEP 1 to a single Backup Repository, select a Backup Repository from the Backup repository drop-down list:
- To copy backups to different Backup Repositories, follow the steps below:
a. Click Advanced options:
b. For each backup, select a target Backup Repository:
Mapping Source Backups to Existing Backups
If you have previously copied backups to a different Backup Repository and then lost the Backup Copy job (due to accidental job deletion or because you need to recreate jobs in a new copy of the product) you can map source backups to existing backups in the target Backup Repository to avoid transferring all backup data again.
To map source backups to existing backups in a target Backup Repository, follow the steps below:
- Click Advanced setup.
- From the Backup repository drop-down list, choose a Backup Repository that contains a copy of the source backup.
- Select the Use existing backup as a target option and choose the existing backup copy from the drop-down list:
When you run the job, the product will analyze the existing backup copy you have selected, determine how it is different from the source backup, and transfer only the differential data.