Backing up local disks in a Microsoft cluster

Select local disks for backup from the physical node to which they are attached.

To back up local disks in a Microsoft cluster

  1. On the navigation bar, click the arrow next to Backup.

  2. Click New Backup Job.

  3. From the backup selections pane, expand the domain that contains the nodes, and then select the local disks on each node.

    When making backup selections for nodes running Windows 2000, be sure to select System State.

    See Selecting data to back up .

  4. If you created a device pool for the cluster, select it as the default destination device so that jobs can restart on the failover node if failover occurs.

  5. Configure the remainder of the settings for the backup job.

  6. Run the backup job now or schedule it to run later.