Understanding Backup Sets and Purging

When the storage media is re-writable, and the user has the right folder privileges, Genie Backup Manager (GBM) can be set to delete old backup files created by the backup job, to save space. The way purging old backups works varies depending on the backup type used. Purging is not supported when Mirror Backup is […]

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Disaster Recovery Strategies

To minimize recovery time objective (RTO), is it essential to adopt a disaster recovery strategy to achieve your goals. To ensure faster RTO, it is recommended to: Perform Disaster Recovery backup on a newly installed machine with all important programs installed on the system: This ensures a clean and consistent system recovery Keep your Disaster Recovery […]

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Walkthrough: Creating Disaster Recovery Using Genie Backup Manager

This walkthrough summarizes how to create a complete disaster recovery backup using Genie Backup Manager (GBM) Step 1: Create Genie Disaster Recovery Bootable disk (One time only) Requirements: Blank or empty CD or DVD disk. Recommended: New CD/DVD. How to Create this boot disk? Open GBM → Click Disaster Recovery. A dialog will open. Click […]

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How to Register the Exchange Plugin of Genie Backup Manager Server 9.0

After purchasing the Exchange Plugin, you will receive an email with your Download Link and Registration Key. To install the plugin, here is what you need to do: Copy the Registration Key to the Clipboard. Open your Genie Backup Manager (GBM) Server software → Backup. The screen will appear as below. Click on Register Exchange […]

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Minimize Backup Monitor

SYMPTOMS When running a scheduled backup job, the backup monitor does not start minimized.   RESOLUTION To solve this issue, please: Open your Windows Task Scheduler. (Control Panel → Administrative Tools → Task Scheduler) From the left panel of the Windows Task Scheduler, click on Task Scheduler Library. A list of all your scheduled tasks will […]

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How to Register the SQL Plugin of Genie Backup Manager Server 9.0

After purchasing the SQL Plugin, you will receive an email with your Download Link and Registration Key. To install the plugin, here is what you need to do: Copy the Registration Key to the Clipboard. Open your Genie Backup Manager (GBM) Server software → Backup. The screen will appear as below. Click on Register SQL […]

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How to Schedule the Disaster Recovery Backup Job of Genie Backup Manager

Open your Windows Task Scheduler. (Control Panel → Administrative Tools → Task Scheduler) From the left side panel of the Windows Task Scheduler, click Task Scheduler library. From the right side panel of the Windows Task Scheduler, click Create Task. The Create Task wizard will be shown, and you will need to fill it as follows: […]

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