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BareMetal Backup

The Bare Metal Backup/Restore app saves and restores both users' home directories and the configuration settings to and from a USB disk.

Installation

If your system does not have this app available, you can install it via the Marketplace.

You can find this feature in the menu system at the following location:

System|Backup|Baremetal Backup and Restore

Sections (to be documented)

  • Archives to be Restored
  • Detected USB-Storage Devices
  • Schedule Bare Metal Backup
  • Email Notification Settings
  • Last 10 Bare Metal Backup Log Messages

Overview of Application

Bare Metal Backup is split into tasks that you may wish to perform. You can see those tasks here with a default view:

Overview

  • Archives to be Restored
  • Detected USB-Storage Devices
  • Scheduled Bare Metal Backup
  • Email Notification Settings
  • Last 10 Bare Metal Backup Log Messages

Setting up Backup Media

Initializing Devices

To get started with Bare Metal Backup, you will need to insert a USB device that you will use for backup on your system. After you have inserted the backup device, launch the app or refresh the page. In the section entitled “Detected USB-Storage Devices” you should see that your device is listed as in this example:

Initialize

To prepare this device for Bare Metal Backup, click .

WARNING!!! Initializing the device will erase all the content on the drive.

Confirm the initialization and erasing of the disk by pressing 'OK'.

Initialized

The device will change to 'READY' on a subsequent refresh of the app.

Archives to be Restored

Scheduled Bare Metal Backup

Email Notification Settings

Last 10 Bare Metal Backup Log Messages

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