Backup policies allow you to define a backup schedule,
control backup destinations, and retention, as well as other options. You can
assign backup policies to VMs or folders to control the backup of those
You can create as many backup policies as you want to cover
VMs with differing backup requirements.
Launch the backup policy wizard by right clicking the Backup
Policies node and selecting "Add backup policy…".
Alternatively, select the Backup Policies node, then click
the "Create a new backup policy…" link in the Getting Started pane.
The Summary pane provides information about the VMs protected
by the selected backup policy.
# VMs Protected: The number of VMs assigned this backup
policy. Stale VMs, show in yellow, are VMs that are not current. VMs with errors
are shown in red.
Local Cache Space Used: The amount of space that backup sets
are using in the local cache used by this backup set.
HubStor Space Used: The amount of space the backups are
using in HubStor
now…" to initiate a full or incremental backup .
Stop protecting a VM by clicking "Stop protecting
VM…". The backup policy for the VM will be set to No Backup. (refresh may be
Display Name: The name of the backup policy
Description: An optional description
Pre-ingest Encryption Key: To encrypt your data prior to
sending it to HubStor, you can specify an encryption key. Please contact
HubStor Support prior to enabling this option.
A backup set consists of a full backup, plus optional incremental backups. You can schedule the frequency of each type of backup. (Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Every N Days, etc.) You can set the backup window to "Anytime" or "Non-business Hours". You can configure non-business hours. For more information about "Backup Settings" see SETTINGS FOR THE HUBSTOR BACKUP SERVICE.
Local Copy: If you are using a local cache, select the cache
from the list. Otherwise, select "None". For more information about creating a local cache, see LOCAL CACHES FOR THE HUBSTOR BACKUP SERVICE.
Cloud Copy: Select a HubStor location to store your VMs.
Specify the number of backup you wish to keep in the local
cache. A backup set consists of a full backup, plus optional