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Metalogix Backup for SharePoint 6.5.1 - User Guide

Product Overview Getting Started Configuring Metalogix Backup for SharePoint Reviewing backup status Backing up and restoring farm components Restoring granular objects

Configuring the grooming settings

If you choose, Metalogix Backup for SharePoint can groom older alerts and backup sets automatically to conserve storage space. When it grooms data, Metalogix Backup for SharePoint automatically removes the old data from the backup location or the alert log. You can use the Grooming tab in the Configuration wizard to set up the grooming options. After you set the options, you can click Next to continue. For more information about the backup set grooming options, see Learning about data grooming. For more information about the alert grooming options, see Configuring alert grooming.
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Managing the Backup Service

The Metalogix Backup for SharePoint Service performs backup and restore operations when directed to do so by the Management Service. The following sections describe tasks you may need to manage a Backup Service:

·Installing the Backup Service manually

·Starting the Backup Service

·Stopping the Backup Service

Starting the Backup Service

The Start Backup Service dialog box lets you start a stopped Metalogix Backup for SharePoint Service on the selected Web front end (WFE) server or database server. The Backup Service must already be installed on the server.

How do I start a Backup Service?

You use the Start Backup Service dialog box to start a stopped Backup Service.

To start a stopped Backup Service

1.In the Management Console, in the left pane, click Configuration.
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2.In the Configuration pane, click the server where you want to start the Backup Service on.
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3.In the right horizontal pane, click Start Backup Service.
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4.In the Start Backup Service dialog box, enter the user name and password to use to start the service and click Start.
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5.In the Information dialog box, click OK.
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What permissions does the account that you use to start the Backup Service require?

The account that you specify when you start the Backup Service needs the following permissions:

·Must be a member of the SharePoint farm administrators group.

·Must be a local administrator on the computer that hosts the Backup Service.

Stopping the Backup Service

The Stop Backup Service dialog box lets you stop a running Metalogix Backup for SharePoint Service on the selected Web front end (WFE) server or database server.

Specify a user name and password to use to stop the Backup Service, and then click Stop. Metalogix Backup for SharePoint attempts to stop the Backup Service running on the selected server.

How do I stop a Backup Service?

You use the Stop Backup Service dialog box to stop a Backup Service.

To stop a Backup Service

1.In the Management Console, in the left pane, click Configuration.
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2.In the Configuration pane, click the server where you want to start the Backup Service.
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3.In the right pane, click Stop Backup Service.
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4.In the Stop Backup Service dialog box, enter the user name and password to use to stop the service and click Stop.
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5.In the Information dialog box, click OK.
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What permissions does the account that you use to stop the Backup Service require?

The account that you specify when you stop the Backup Service needs the following permissions:

·Must be a member of the Share Point farm administrators group.

·Must be a local administrator on the computer that hosts the Backup Service.

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