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Statista.com reported that in 2021 an estimated 79 zettabytes of data was created, captured, copied, and consumed globally; for reference, one zettabyte is equivalent to a billion terabytes. The amount of data that we create grows every year, as a result: so does the amount of data we lose. Data disasters do happen. ...

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As the amount of data we create continues to grow, the amount of data we lose increases in tandem. According to worldbackupday.com, 21% of people have never made a backup! For those people, experiencing data loss can mean that data is lost forever. Creating a backup ensures that this is not the case and data loss is only a temporary set back. ...

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Repositories are a predefined storage location that is used as the destination for your backups. A repository is a storage location with a standardized folder layout and some tracking information. Each repository contains backup information such as storage location, network access information, credentials required to access the resource and other basic storage management. The Site Manager server monitors the repositories and will periodically check the repository for backup files. These backup files can be browsed, restored, and verified. ...

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In the previous blog posts, we have created: a definition to control which computers, disks and partitions are backed up; a schedule to control when backups take place; and a repository to use a destination for the backups. This blog post will cover how to use these to schedule your backups to run automatically. ...

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Posted at Mar 23 2022, 12:00h in site-manager Jack Mansfield, Marketing

Categories: site-manager, backup-management, central-management, macrium-site-manager