This tutorial illustrates how to use the Backup Wizard for backing up your disk images with a Windows version of CloudBerry Backup. This wizard enables you to save and re-use the configured backup plans.
Running the Backup Wizard
After launching CloudBerry Backup, you can run the Backup Wizard by clicking the Image Based button ****on the *Home* tab of the application's main toolbar.
Using the Backup Wizard
The Backup Wizard provides the following pages for backing up your image-based data:
- Step 1 - Select the Backup Route
- Step 2 - Select a Backup Destination (for One-Way Backup)
- Step 3 - Select Backup Destinations (for Hybrid Backup)
- Step 4 - Specify the Plan Name
- Step 5 - Select Partitions to Back Up
- Step 6 - Specify the Advanced Options
- Step 7 - Specify the Compression and Encryption Settings
- Step 8 - Specify the Retention Policy
- Step 9 - Schedule Your Backup Plan
- Step 10 - Schedule a Full Backup
- Step 11 - Chain Your Backups and Assign Pre-/Post Actions
- Step 12 - Customize Email Notifications and System Log Settings
- Step 13 - Configure AWS Snowball Import
- Step 14 - Review and Run Your Backup Plan
Backing Up BitLocker-Encrypted Volumes
When you need to back up a BitLocker-encrypted disk volume, you first need to unlock a BitLocker-encrypted drive to be able to back it up.
When creating an image-based backup, the Backup Wizard provides the "Keep BitLocker" option:
- When this option is enabled, the drive is backed up as is, with BitLocker encryption preserved. As a result, you will not be able to restore individual files from an encrypted volume afterwards. BitLocker encryption will be preserved for a disk image restored from such a backup.
- When this option is disabled, the backup service will decrypt the volume contents during the backup processing. A disk volume copy restored from this backup will not be encrypted as a result. This enables you to restore individual files from an unencrypted image-based backup.
BitLocker encryption is not preserved when backing up individual files and folders.
CloudBerry Backup does not currently support restoring data from encrypted Azure disks.