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Monday, November 5, 2012

How to Start MANUAL BACKUP in Symantec Netbackup

One can start the backup even if it exceeds the window time , last weekend we had a change windows which caused all our MONTHLY BACKUPS to exceed the SCHEDULED WINDOWS and then when we tried to restart the job it was failing with error 196 ( client backup was not attempted because backup window closed ) and as our backups are critical we have restarted the backups manually.

1) Select the policy which you want to restart





Then we will be getting a window which asks us to select the schedule which we want to start a manual backup now select the schedule and clients ( If required ) and then click OK  
                      
2) Now select the option MANUAL BACKUP on the top of the window 



Done , now go and check in your activity monitor your backup would have been started.

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