Viewing Scheduled Backups

UltraBac has both a Day-at-a-Glance and Month-at-a-Glance calendars that can be used to view scheduled backups. The Month-at-a-Glance calendar lists the number of events on each day of the month, while the Day-at-a-Glance calendar shows all events for the specified day by time and description.


To open the Scheduled Events calendar, select the Tools tab, and click "View Events.":



Fig. 1 - Day-at-a-Glance calendar.


Scheduled backups can be added, opened, viewed, disabled, and deleted through the Day-at-a-Glance calendar.


To view the properties of a scheduled backup:


  1. Right click on the backup to be viewed.

  2. Mouse over the scheduled job to view.

  3. Click "Edit" from the expanded menu.

Scheduled Backup Properties

All preferences set during the creation of a scheduled backup can be modified by opening the properties of the job. The scheduled backup can also be run manually through this screen.


To open the properties of a scheduled backup through the Scheduler:


  1. Select the Tools tab, and click "View Events."

  2. Browse to the day of the backup to edit.

  3. Double click on the description of the backup to edit.


To open the properties of a scheduled backup through the UltraBac console:


  1. Select the Backup tab and click "Open."

  2. Set the "Files of type" to "UltraBac Backup Set (*.UBB)."



Fig. 2 - Opening the properties of a scheduled job.


  1. Select the backup to edit.

  2. Click "Open."


The Dates tab shows the "Start Date," "End Date," and "Next Event" dates of the selected backup. It also allows scheduled backups to be run manually, backup times to be modified, and events to be added to a scheduled backup.


Events toolbar:



The scheduled backup can be disabled (stopped from running) by un-checking the box next to the event information.


NOTE:  For more information on the scheduled backup options, please visit the "Scheduled Backup Options" section of the User Manual:


UltraBac User Manual:  Scheduled Backup Options