Managing Your Backups
  • 07 Apr 2022
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Managing Your Backups

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Article Summary

What to back up and when to schedule backups is managed is configured in the device connected to the CTERA Portal. After a backup is created in the CTERA Portal, you can manage the backup from the CTERA Portal, including viewing content, copying content, for the current backup and for previous backups in addition to restoring a backup.
To manage backed up folders and files:

  1. Click the BACKUPS option in the navigation pane.
  2. Select a backup.
    The backed up folders and files are listed.
    You can restore the backup to the device or drill-down to restore only part of the backup.
  3. Perform any of the following actions on the folders and files in the backup:
    image.png – Download. If you selected multiple items, they are downloaded in a ZIP file. If nothing is selected, the current folder will be downloaded as a ZIP file. When accessing CTERA Portal through a Chrome browser, users can drag and drop files from the CTERA Portal directly to a local user folder such as Desktop. You can drag and drop only one file at a time.
    image.png – Restore previous versions of a file. See See Restoring a Backup.
    image.png – Copy the selected items to a folder in the cloud drive.
    image.png – Create or manage public links. If the folder is protected with a passphrase, you cannot create a link. See Making Content Public.
    image.png – View Files, either using Microsoft O365 or CTERA Edit. See Viewing Backed Up Files.
    image.png – Restore the selected folders and files to the original device. See Restoring a Backup.
    To view previous backups of this device, click More Versions, then select the backup you want to view. See See Restoring a Backup.

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