Backup Exec 10d - Using Backup-To-Disk method - having problems with creating the backup sets.
Posted on 2006-07-11
I am having a little difficulty in setting up my new Symantec BackupExec 10d. I am used to using DAT tapes for my media, and with this new software we are going to be backing up to a RAID-5 disk array…
I know with Tapes you just create 1 type of backup (Full Backup) and point it to the “Tape Drive”, then schedule the backup to run Mon – Thu at 10pm…. And each day you come into the server room, you insert the next day’s tape and move on.
However with the Backup-to-Disk option, how would I go about creating a backup without creating 5 separate backup folders for 1 weeks worth of backups? I untimely want to keep 3 weeks of backup “online” on the disk array… Then once a week take the FULL Backup and back that up to DAT tape for offsite storage.
The problem I am having is that I can’t figure out how to use BackupExec in the above method without having to have 15 backup jobs doing the same exact thing (one for each day of the week)
Any help would be great!