Backing up exports and shares
  • Updated on 22 Jan 2020
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The Systems view provides a simple and intuitive interface to manage data protection requirements for all exports/shares of NAS systems known to Igneous.

  1. Login to Igneous

  2. Select Systems from the left navigation menu
    System-nav

  3. The Systems view will open listing the discovered NAS Systems. If data has previously been archived, a new "Igneous" system will appear at the top with all previously archived datasets listed within it.
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  4. Click on any system to reveal the exports/shares on that system. There will be . one row per export or share. The information contained in each row, from left to right, is:

    • SVM or Namespace
    • Path
    • Capacity on source - this will reflect the capacity of the share on your primary system at the time of the most recent backup or archive
    • Protocol on source

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  1. Select the export that you want to backup. This will cause the right-hand menu to appear.

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  1. To protect the dataset with a backup policy, select your configured backup policy from the Protection drop down menu, then click Apply. This dataset will be backed up according to the frequency of your selected frequency.

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  1. To manually execute a backup, select the Run Policy Now option from the right hand actions menu after the backup policy has been applied.

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