About duplicate backup set templates

The Duplicate Backup Set template enables you to use a multi-stage backup strategy for backing up data to disk and then copying it to tape. The duplicate backup template does not replace the existing Duplicate Backup Sets option. Instead, it provides an automated, alternate method of duplicating backup sets. It allows for multiple levels of data duplication either within the backup window or outside of the backup window.

Duplicate backups are useful in the following situations:

If you need to restore data from duplicate backups, you can restore from the source backup or from any of the duplicate backups.

You can use the following methods to configure duplicate backups: