Backing up stores within a Storage Group
SUMMARY This article details the ability to select individual Exchange stores within a storage group for backup protection. ISSUE Purpose This article details the ability to select individual Exchange stores within a storage group for backup protection. Description Is it possible to select individual Exchange stores within…
VMware incrementals increasing in size over time
SUMMARY VMware incrementals increasing in size over time ISSUE Purpose Explain why VMware incremental backups increase in size over time. Description When running an incremental forever backup strategy, the size of the incrementals increases over time, increasing backup times and decreasing retention. Cause This is most…
Specifying inclusion lists for Windows full backups
SUMMARY How to create an inclusion list for Windows full, differential, and incremental backups. ISSUE Beginning in version 7.2.0, you are able to create and use an inclusion list when scheduling Windows master, differential, and incremental backups. This allows you to create a list of files that you want backed up and…
Linux Error: 'Agent prerequisite checking is not supported for this client type'
SUMMARY How to resolve this error and add the Linux client. ISSUE Trust credentials are not supported for Linux clients. Therefore, if you have the 'Establish Trust' box selected when adding a Linux client, the following error displays: 'Agent prerequisite checking is not supported for this client type'. To resolve this…
New master backup required for deduplication-enabled Windows 2012 servers upon upgrading the Unitrends agent to 7.2
SUMMARY New master backup required for deduplication-enabled Windows 2012 servers upon upgrading the Unitrends agent to 7.2 ISSUE Purpose To provide details about protecting deduplication-enabled Windows 2012 Servers. Description For Windows 2012 servers that have Windows deduplication enabled, you must run a new master…
How do I change a backup schedule?
SUMMARY This article explains how to change an existing backup schedule. ISSUE Changing an existing backup schedule can be done easily through the Unitrends interface. For instructions on changing an existing backup schedule, see To view or modify a schedule in the UB Administrator's Guide.
SUMMARY Backup Details Summary ISSUE Purpose How to View Content of a Completed Backup Description To see a list of what files were snapshotted during File-Level Backup. Cause Where can I see what was backed up on my server? Resolution Go to Reports > Backups and click on a particular backup in the list. In the Report…
A VMware backup is now the size of the provisioned space instead of the used space.
ISSUE A VMware backup is now the size of the provisioned space instead of the used space. RESOLUTION * You should resolve this on the VMware side using KB 2057513, as this is where the issue actually exists. Once you fix the issue, run a new 1-Time Full of the VM to resolve the issue on the Unitrends side. * If the issue…
How is a virtual machine restored from an incremental backup?
SUMMARY How is a virtual machine restored from an incremental backup? ISSUE Purpose To explain how a virtual machine is restored from an incremental backup Description When you select a restore point associated with an incremental backup of a virtual machine, the VM is restored from the backup group to which the…
Error: SQL databaess not found
SUMMARY This article provides information on how to fix the error that there are SQL databases missing. ISSUE Error message is received stating that no database(s) are found. When using database management systems such as SQL Server, it is probable that additional databases will be created at some point in time. On…