After a backup completes,
you can validate the success of the backup from the Status page to
ensure you have a way to recover lost or damaged data.
The Status page contains a
scrolling calendar that is aligned with each drive on your
computer. The calendar lets you quickly identify when a backup ran,
and what type of backup it was. It also identifies upcoming,
you define a drive-based backup, you should select the option to
verify the recovery point after it is created.
Depending on the amount of
data being backed up, this can significantly increase the time it
takes to complete the backup. However, it can ensure that you have
a valid recovery point when the backup finishes.
To verify that a backup is successful
On the Status page, review
the Backups calendar, and verify that the backup appears on the
date that you ran it.
Move your mouse over a
backup icon to review the status of the backup.