Software RAID / mdadm
SUMMARY Software RAID / mdadm ISSUE *** Caution: For advanced users only. *** May cause un-repairable damage! *** Software RAID Contents * 1 Repairing Degraded RAIDs * 1.1 Failed drive in RAID * 2 Monitoring rebuild status * 3 About physical device naming * 4 Links The Linux Software RAID system is used in place…
How do I create a Job that does not run on a schedule?
ISSUE How do I create a Job that does not run on a schedule? I would like to run it manually, on-demand. RESOLUTION This job will run once and never run again unless you select it, and click on Run. TASKS I am creating a KB based on our discussion. Here are the instructions I have come up with. 1) JOBS > Create Job >…
[Animated Tutorial] How to Create a Cold Backup Copy Job
SUMMARY Steps with animated GIFs to setup archiving to cold media ISSUE You need to setup a recurring job to copy your backups to removable media such as a NAS or external hard disks, see our backup copy targets for a full list. RESOLUTION TASKS 1) Navigate to Configure > Appliances > Backup Copy Targets (click "Scan For…
How to add a NAS as Archive Storage
SUMMARY This article links to information and procedures for adding and configuring a NAS as archive storage. ISSUE Archiving to network storage, including NAS, is supported for Unitrends Recovery-Series and UEB appliances that have been licensed for advanced archiving. Review the Limitations of archiving to network…
Can I restore a Unitrends backup system from Cold Backup (archive using the system state)?
SUMMARY This article explains how to restore a Unitrends backup system from archive using the system state. ISSUE Yes, you can restore your Unitrends backup system from a NAS, cloud or disk archive using the system state or metadata captured in all archives. For instructions, see the steps in System restore from archive.
Clearing a Cloud Bucket and Wiping the Filesystem
SUMMARY How to properly clear a cloud bucket prior to deleting the filesystem. ISSUE Issue You want to delete the filesystem and cloud bucket/container. Resolution Normally you could just use the Prepare button to delete all of the data and leave the filesystem. However, there may be times when you want to delete the…
How do I configure a device?
SUMMARY This article explains how to configure a device. ISSUE Devices are the target locations for data received from the protected servers, workstations, and virtual environments. While storage in D2D backups (default storage) is adequate in many cases, you can change the amount of space allocated to this device.…
How to protect a local directory on a Unitrends system
SUMMARY How to protect a local directory on a Unitrends system ISSUE Purpose This article discusses how to protect data stored in a Unitrends system’s samba share. Applies To Unitrends Recovery Series Purpose This article discusses how to protect data stored in a Unitrends system’s samba share. Applies To Unitrends…
Can I archive to optical media (CD/DVD)?
SUMMARY This article explains that Unitrends does not directly support archive to optical media, but provides a work around. ISSUE Optical media is not directly supported. It is possible to burn an archive to a CD, but first you need to archive to hard disk. Once there, you can make an image of the disk. Restoring the…
AWS GovCloud may not be available as a cold copy target
SUMMARY AWS GovCloud may not be available as a cold copy target. ISSUE AWS GovCloud may not be available as a cold copy target. RESOLUTION To resolve this issue, upgrade your appliance to version 10.3 or later. CAUSE The docker packages required for GovCloud support may fail to install.