Step 12 - Scheduling

On this wizard page, you can specify the schedule settings to make your backup routine run automatically.

You can choose among the following options:

  • No schedule (run manually)

    Select this option to disable automatic running of the backup routine.

  • Specific date

    Select this option to specify the date and time at which to run the backup process.

  • Recurring

    When you chose to save the restore plan earlier in this wizard, you can select this option to schedule your restore routine.

    You can make the restore routine run on a daily, weekly, monthly or yearly basis and specify the additional settings, such as the time at which the restore process should start.

  • Real-time backup

    Select this option to make the backup service automatically monitor selected folders in real time and update the backup storage on detecting any changes made to the local backup source.

After choosing the appropriate scheduling settings, you can enable the following options:

  • Stop the plan if it runs for… Use this option to limit backup run time if you need to fit into maintenance window.

This option is usually used if time allowed for backup is limited (for example night hours when resources/databases/storage/bandwidth/etc are available). Premature termination of a backup process result in getting incomplete backup. On the next backup plan start backup will be continued.

  • Run missed scheduled backup immediately when computer starts up Enabling this option makes the backup process begin automatically after your computer starts up if the backup was not able to start at the appointed time for any reason.