Host Pool Backup
Nerdio Manager allows you to enable automatic Azure backup of pooled and personal host pools.
To configure host pool backups:
- Locate the host pool you wish to work with.
From the action menu, select Properties > Backup.
Enter the following information:
Enable backup: Toggle this option on.
Disable backups on VMs protected by NME: Select this option to .stop all VM backups which were created by Nerdio Manager. If not selected, existing protected items are not affected.
Vault: Create a new vault, or select an existing vault, to contain the backups for this host pool.
Note: The vault must be in the same region as the VMs. Backup for VMs that are not in the same region as the vault are skipped.
Policy: Create a new backup policy, or select an existing backup policy, for this host pool.
Note: The backup policy dictates the frequency and retention of backups. The higher the frequency, and the longer the retention, results in higher costs.
Backup schedule: Enter the following schedule information:
Frequency: From the drop-down list, select the frequency.
Time and Timezone: From the drop-down lists, select the time and timezone to run the backup.
Days: For weekly backups, select the day(s) to run the backup.
Retention range: Enter the following retention information:
Instant recovery snapshots retention days: Type the number of days to retain the instant recovery snapshots.
Retention of daily/weekly backup point: Type the number of days/weeks to retain the daily backup point.
Retention of weekly backup point: For daily backups, from the drop-down list, select the day(s) to retain a weekly backup point. In addition, specify the number of weeks.
Retention of monthly backup point: Select this option to retain a monthly backup point.
Configure the monthly backup point, as desired.
- Retention of yearly backup point: Select this option to retain a yearly backup point.
Configure the yearly backup point, as desired.
Once you have entered all the desired information, select Save or Save & close.