Veeam Agent for IBM AIX launches the backup job according to the schedule you define. You can schedule the job to start at specific time daily or on specific week days. You can also start a backup job manually to perform backup on demand when needed.
Backup job scheduling settings are configured globally for all user accounts of the IBM AIX OS. For every backup job, Veeam Agent for IBM AIX creates a record in the crontab configuration file of the root account. As a result, Veeam Agent for IBM AIX can start a backup job automatically regardless of the currently running user session.
You can define schedule for a job in Veeam Agent for IBM AIX or edit the crontab file directly to fine-tune the schedule. To learn more, refer to the Cron job scheduler documentation.