In this article, you will get information on how to configure image-level backup using Xopero ONE.
Drive image-level backup - backup plan configuration, limitations, advantages, common issues
This type of backup allows you to create a backup of the entire device - with the operating system, installed applications, settings, services and data. Thanks to this, in the event of a failure, you can quickly restore the entire environment on an old or a completely new device.
The backup covers the entire disk. Only selected partitions cannot be backed up.
After selecting this type of backup you can select one or more devices that the plan will apply to. Its done by clicking on Devices section and selecting hosts that should be assigned to the plan.
The image-level backup plan is dedicated to devices with the Windows operating system only.
Choosing data for protection
In Data to protect you can select the data that you want to include in the backup plan.
Using global rules:
Global rules allow you to choose drives that will be protected. This method provides for you Xopero Variables, a predefined list of variables like SYSTEM_DISK, ALL_DISKS, DISK_0, DISK_1.
Selecting from devices:
This method allows for selection of disk individually for each device by connecting remotely to its file system. As a limitation, it is not possible to select selected partitions. The entire disk is always backed up, including all its partitions.
If a disk with a boot partition is not included in the backup, the operating system restore function will not be available from the backup.
If the disk image backup task did not ended correctly, check if you have a .NET Framework tool installed on your system, version 4.6.1 or higher. You can download it from the manufacturer's website - the Microsoft company.
If the backup still does not work after installing .NET, access to VSS services may have been taken away by another process. In this case, go to the plan editing window and select the Continue backup after VSS error option in advanced settings, and then save the changes. That should fix the problem.
File-level backup - setting up a backup plan, performance, advantages
In this article, you will get information about file-level backup in Xopero ONE. File-level backup - setting up a backup plan, performance, advantages The File-level type of plan lets you protect individual files or directories. Granular recovery of ...
Image-level backup restore - image file and granular recovery
In this article, you will find out how to restore the data from an Image-level backup. There're three different options for Image-backup recovery that you can choose from, depending on your preferences and needs. Opening restore view In the ...
File-level backup restore
In this article you will find out how to restore the data from a File-level backup. Xopero ONE allows you to easily restore the data - whole backup, single directories and even individual files - to any location. For this purpose, you can use the ...
Backup plan overview
In this article, you will find general information about backup plans in Xopero ONE Backup plan overview To run any task in Xopero ONE firstly you have to configure a plan - backup plan, replication plan, test-restore plan (for VMware). This article ...
Backup plan dashboard details
In this article, you will get information about VMware backup plan dashboard details Backup plan dashboard details Backup plan dashboard details you will find on your backup plan list. Now hit the information button available on the right side of the ...