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MARS (Multi-Application Recovery Service) 1.2

Creating a restore job

Before creating a backup job, you must first create a MARS service. For details, see Google Photos services or WordPress services.

  1. Open MARS.
  2. Go to Restore.
  3. Click Create restore job.

    The Create Restore Job window appears.

  4. Under Job information, specify the job information.

    Field

    Action

    Service type

    Select a service type.

    Job name

    Specify the job name.

    The job name must be between 1 and 32 characters.

    Description (optional)

    Specify a description.

    The description can contain up to 100 characters.

  5. Under Source and Destination, specify the source application.
    1. Under Source, click Browse.
    2. Select the source type:

      Source Type

      Action

      Backup Job

      1. Click Backup Job.

      2. Select a service.

      Folder

      1. Click Folder.

      2. Select the folder that contains the source application file.

        This can be the destination folder of a backup job. For details, see Creating a backup job.

    3. Click Select.
  6. Under Source and Destination, specify the destination application.
    1. Under Destination, click Browse.
    2. Select a service.
      Note:

      Click Add Service to create a new service.

    3. Click Select.
  7. Optional: Under Source and Destination > Source version, select the source version to be restored.
    Note:

    Multiple source versions are available only if the corresponding backup job has version management enabled. For details on enabling version management, see Creating a backup job.

  8. Under Restore Schedule, specify a restore schedule:

    Schedule Type

    Description

    Manual

    Runs only when a user starts the job.

    Run once after

    Runs the job after a linked job finishes running.

    Note:

    If the linked job fails, the job will not run.

    1. Click Select a linked job.

    2. Choose a linked job.

    Run by schedule

    Runs the job on a repeating schedule.

    1. Choose one of the following and specify the relevant information:

      • One-time: Specify the date and time.

      • Daily: Specify the time.

      • Weekly: Specify the time and days of the week.

      • Monthly: Specify the time and the days of the month.

      • Periodic: Specify the date, time, and wait interval. A job with a periodic schedule runs on the date and time specified, then runs recurrently every wait interval. For example, if the wait interval is 2 hours then the job runs every two hours after its initial run.

    2. Optional: Select Set end time and specify a date and time for terminating the job schedule.

    3. Click Apply.

    A schedule is created and appears in the schedule list.

  9. Click Apply or Restore Now.

    The restore job is created.

    If you clicked Restore Now, the restore job runs immediately.