• Volume Backup Service

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  2. Volume Backup Service
  3. User Guide
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  5. Data Backup Using a Backup Policy
  6. (Optional) Other Operations with Backup Policies

(Optional) Other Operations with Backup Policies

You can edit, enable, execute, and delete backup policies.

  1. Log in to the management console.
  2. Click in the upper left corner of the management console and select a region and a project.
  3. Click . Under Storage, click Volume Backup Service.
  4. On the Volume Backup Service page, click Policies to go to the Policies tab page.

    • Editing a backup policy
      1. In the Operation column of the backup policy that you want to modify, click Edit. The Edit Backup Policy dialog box is displayed. See Figure 1.
        Figure 1 Editing backup policies
      2. Modify the backup policy parameters. Table 1 describes the parameters.
      3. Click OK.
    • Enabling a backup policy

      In the Operation column of the backup policy you want to enable, click Edit. On the displayed page, click to turn on this option.

      Alternatively, you can choose More > Enable in the Operation column for the backup policy. In the dialog box that is displayed asking your confirmation, click OK.

      After the backup policy is successfully enabled, the policy status in the Enable column changes to Enabled, and the system will automatically execute periodic backup jobs based on policy settings.

    • Executing a backup policy
      NOTE:

      Before performing this operation, check whether EVS disks are associated with the backup policy. If not, associate EVS disks with the backup policy first.

      1. When the backup policy is associated with EVS disks, select the backup policy, and choose More > Execute in the Operation column.

        A confirmation dialog box is displayed. See Figure 2.

        Figure 2 Executing a backup policy
      2. Confirm the backup policy parameter information and click OK.

        On the Backup Jobs panel, view all the backup jobs executed based on this backup policy.

    • Deleting a backup policy
      NOTE:

      After a backup policy is deleted, the backup data that has already been generated by the backup policy is still available.

      1. Select the backup policy that you want to delete, and choose More > Delete in the Operation column. The Delete Backup Policy dialog box is displayed. See Figure 3.
        Figure 3 Deleting a backup policy
      2. Confirm the deletion information and click OK.