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Snapshot Schedules
Displays snapshot schedules.
Next Run
Displays the time that the next snapshot will be generated by the schedule.
Snapshot Schedule Name
Displays the name of the snapshot schedule.
Schedule
Displays when snapshots are generated by the snapshot schedule.
Select an action
Displays actions that can be applied to all snapshot schedules simultaneously. If you select an action, that action will be applied to each snapshot schedule whose check box has been selected.
Delete
Deletes all selected snapshot schedules.
Create a snapshot schedule
Opens a dialog box that allows you to create a snapshot schedule.
Schedule Name
Determines the name of the snapshot schedule.
Naming Pattern for Generated Snapshots
Specifies the naming pattern for snapshots that are generated by the schedule.
Directory Path
Determines the directory that will be captured by snapshots created by the schedule.
Snapshot Frequency
Specifies when snapshots will be generated by this schedule.
Daily
Specifies schedule in terms of days.
Weekly
Specifies schedule in terms of weeks.
Monthly
Specifies schedule in terms of months.
Yearly
Specifies schedule in terms of years.
Generate snapshot every <integer> <day>
Creates snapshots only after the specified number of days or weekdays have passed. For example, if you specified "2 days", the schedule would create a snapshot every other day. However, if you specified "2 weekdays", starting on a Monday, the schedule would create a snapshot first on Wednesday, then on Friday, then on Tuesday, and so on.
Generate one snapshot per specified day
Creates a snapshot once each specified day.
Generate snapshot at
Creates a snapshot at the specified time.
Generate multiple snapshots per specified day
Creates multiple snapshots on each specified day.
Generate snapshot every <integer> <time>
Creates a snapshot on the specified interval.
Beginning at
Specifies the first time to create a snapshot on a specified day.
Ending at
Prevents snapshots from being created after the specified time on a specified day.
Generate snapshot every <integer> week(s)
Creates snapshots only after the specified number of weeks have passed. For example, if you specify "2 weeks", the schedule would create snapshots every other week.
Monday
Creates snapshots on Mondays of the given weeks.
Tuesday
Creates snapshots on Tuesdays of the given weeks.
Wednesday
Creates snapshots on Wednesdays of the given weeks.
Thursday
Creates snapshots on Thursdays of the given weeks.
Friday
Creates snapshots on Fridays of the given weeks.
Saturday
Creates snapshots on Saturdays of the given weeks.
Sunday
Creates snapshots on Sundays of the given weeks.
Generate snapshot every <integer> month(s)
Creates snapshots only after the specified number of months have passed. For example, if you specify "2 months", the schedule would create snapshots every other month.
Select snapshot day by
Determines whether you can specify which days snapshots are created by a day of the week or a specific date.
Generate snapshot on the <variable> <weekday>
Creates snapshots only on the specified day of the week.
Generate snapshot on the <variable> {Day | Weekday}
Creates snapshots only on the specified day of the month. For example, you can configure a schedule to create snapshots on the first day of each month or on the third weekday of each month.
Generate snapshot every <month>
Creates snapshots only in the specified month.
Generate snapshot on the <variable> <weekday> of <month>
Creates snapshots only on the specified day of the month.
Create an Alias
Determines whether to create a snapshot alias for the most recent snapshot created by the schedule.
Alias Name
Determines the name of the snapshot alias.
Snapshot Expiration
Determines whether snapshots are automatically deleted by SnapshotIQ after existing on the cluster for a specified length of time.
Snapshots expire <integer> <time> after creation
Determines the amount of time that a snapshot will exist on the cluster before SnapshotIQ automatically deletes the snapshot.
Create
Creates a snapshot schedule according to the specified settings.
Delete
Deletes the snapshot schedule.
View details
Displays more detailed information about the snapshot schedule.
Edit
Allows you to edit the field.
Change schedule
Allows you to edit the rate at which snapshots are generated by the schedule.
Create an Alias
Allows you to create an alias for the most recent snapshot created by the schedule.
Set an expiration
Allows you to specify how long snapshots generated by the schedule are kept before the snapshots are automatically deleted by SnapshotIQ.
Snapshot Calendar
This table lists snapshots that will be created by the snapshot schedule.
Next Run
Displays the time that the snapshot will be created.
Pending Snapshot Name
Displays the name that will be assigned to the snapshot when it is created.
Delete this snapshot schedule
Deletes the snapshot schedule.
Hide schedule
Hides more detailed information about the snapshot schedule.
Close
Hides more detailed information about the snapshot schedule.