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Veeam Availability Console 2.0 Update 1
User Guide for Enterprises

Copying Backup Policies

Instead of creating a new backup policy from scratch, you can create a copy of an existing backup policy and modify its settings. This can be useful if you need to create a set of similar backup policies with only a few settings that differ.

Required Privileges

To perform this task, a user must have one of the following roles assigned: Department Owner, Department Administrator.

Copying Backup Policies

To create a copy of a backup policy:

  1. Log in to Veeam Availability Console.

For details, see Accessing Veeam Availability Console.

  1. At the top right corner of the Veeam Availability Console window, click Configuration.
  2. In the configuration menu on the left, click Backup Policies.
  3. Select the necessary policy in the list.

To find a backup policy, you can use the following controls:

  • Use the search field to find a backup policy by name.
  • Use the Type filter to show backup policies for workstations or servers only.
  • Use the Policy Type filter to show only predefined policies and policies by the Portal Administrator, or policies created by your department users.
  1. At the top of the list, click Copy.
  2. At the Backup Policy Name step of the wizard, change the name and description of a policy copy.
  3. Modify the necessary policy settings as described in Creating Backup Policies.
  4. Save changes.
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