Flexible Engine - File and Application Backup user guide


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On-Demand backup & restore

Backups and Restore operations may be processed manually.
This chapter describes you how, for each case.

On-Demand backups

 

On-Demand Backup of Files & Folders

  • In the FAB Backup console, Protect / File Servers section, select the server you wish to back up and click on the Actions button then click on Back up

  • if you require further detail, click on the view job details link and then on the job ID

Note:

You may control the job from his page, in the top right corner

On-Demand Backup of Microsoft Exchange Database

To perform a manual backup of your Exchange Database (DAG):

  • In the FAB Backup console, under the Protect / Applications / Exchange section, click on the Exchange Database you wish to manually backup

  • In the Subclients section, find the subclient you wish to backup, and click on the three dots action menu button

  • Click on Back up

  • if you require further detail, click on the view job details link and then on the job ID

On-Demand Backup of Virtual Machines (using VSA)

VM Groups Backup

To perform a manual backup of your VMs (groups):

  • In the FAB Backup console, under the Protect / Virtualization section, click on the VM groups tab, from there select the group you wish to manually backup, click on the Actions button and on Back up

  • if you require further detail, click on the view job details link and then on the job ID

Individual VM Backup

To perform a manual backup of individual VM:

  • In the FAB Backup console, under the Protect / Virtualization section, click on the Virtual machines tab, from there select the VM you wish to manually backup and click on its associated Actions button and on Back up

  • if you require further detail, click on the view job details link and then on the job ID

On-Demand Backup of Databases

On-Demand Backup of any DB Instance

  • In the FAB Backup console, Protect / Databases / Instances section
  • Find the required DB Instance to back up and click on the three dots Actions menu button

  • Click on Back up

Note:

A transaction log backup operation backs up the transaction logs that contain records of all the committed and uncommitted transactions.
  • Dirty pages are excluded during a transaction log backup operation
  • This backup is consistent and contains only the new changes since the last full or transaction log backup
  • After a database failure, you can run the transaction log backup to recover data to the point of failure
  • You cannot perform a point-in-time restore from a full or a differential backup alone
  • During a transaction log restore operation, if dirty pages are included, the completed transaction rolls forward. Any incomplete transaction that occurs during the time of the transaction log backup rolls back during the transaction log restore operation

 

  • if you require further detail, click on the view job details link and then on the job ID

On-Demand Backup of Oracle Instance

To perform a manual backup of your Oracle Instance:

  • In the FAB Backup console, under the Protect / Databases / Instances section, click on the Database Instance to manually backup

  • In the Subclients section, find the subclient and click on its three dots Action menu button, then on Back up

  • if you require further detail, click on the view job details link and then on the job ID

On-Demand Backup of MySQL Instance

To perform a manual backup of your MySQL Instance:

  • In the FAB Backup console, under the Protect / Databases / Instances section, click on the Database Instance to manually backup.

  • In the Database groups section, select the Database group you wish to backup, click on its three dots action menu button and then on Back up

  • if you require further detail, click on the view job details link and then on the job ID

On-Demand Backup of Hyperscalers Applications

On-Demand Backup of Exchange Online Mailbox

To perform a manual MS 365 mailbox backup:

  • In the FAB Backup console, Protect / Applications / Office 365 section, select the App / Exchange client name
  • Select the mailbox to back up, click on Back up and submit the operation by clicking on Yes

  • if you require further detail, click on the view job details link and then on the job ID
  • (Optional) You may want to run the backup on a whole AD group:
    • In the FAB Backup console, Protect / Applications / Office 365 click on the App name

    • Go to the Content section

    • Select the AD group you want to backup and click on Back up

    • if you require further detail, click on the view job details link and then on the job ID

On-Demand Backup of SharePoint Online Sites

To perform a manual MS 365 SharePoint backup:

  • In the FAB Backup console, Protect / Applications / Office 365 section, select the App / SharePoint Online client
  • Select the sites to back up, and click on Back up

  • In Submitting Job window, click Yes

On-Demand Backup of OneDrive Users

To perform a manual MS 365 OneDrive for Business backup:

  • In the FAB Backup console, Protect / Applications / Office 365 section, click on the App / OnDrive client name
  • Select the users for which you require to protect the OneDrive environment, and click on Back up

  • In Submitting Job window, click Yes

    • (Optional) You may want to run the backup on a whole AD group:
      • In the FAB Backup console, Protect / Applications / Office 365 section, click on the App name

      • Click on the Content section

      • Select the AD group you want to backup and click on Back up

Teams on-demand backup

To perform a manual MS 365 Teams backup:

      • In the FAB Backup console, Protect / Applications / Office 365 section, select the App / Teams client name
      • Select the teams to back up, then click on Back up

On-Demand Backup of Object Storage

To perform a manual Object storage backup:

      • In the FAB Backup console, Protect / Object storage section, click on the Object storage client name
      • In the overview page click on Back up

      • (Optional) to backup individual content groups scroll down the overview page, select the content group and click on Back up