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How do SSDs work?

We trust SSDs every day to store our valuable data and often don’t think twice about the possibility of the SSD failing and losing this data....

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World Backup Day 2022

World Backup Day is kind of an important holiday. According to a 2021 survey conducted by Backblaze, it’s certainly needed to get the word out. While the trend seems to be going in the right direction, they report that 25% of those asked only run a backup once a year, while another 20% never do! ...

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Site Manager - Browsing a repository and recovering a file

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; a repository to use a destination for the backups; and scheduled your backups to run automatically. This last post will cover how to use Macrium Site Manager to brows a repository and recover a file....

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Intro to Backups

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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Scheduling Backups with Macrium Site Manager

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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Site Manager - Repositories - What are they?

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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Site Manager - Schedules - What are they?

Schedules are used to determine when backups happen, when retention rules are applied, and what strategies are used for dealing with backup failures. Definitions are paired with schedules to run backups on a schedule. Alternatively, the definition can be used on its own to run an immediate backup....

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Site Manager - Adding a computer and installing an Agent Remotely

Macrium Site Manager enables the central management of endpoints using a Macrium Agent. The Macrium Agent enables a computer to communicate with the Site Manager. To centrally manage backups using the Site Manager, the target computers must have the Macrium Agent installed. Macrium Site Manager can remotely install the Macrium Agent on the target computers....

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