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How to clone a job and map existing files to clone.

Purpose

Note: This KB article relates to Enterprise and Enterprise Plus editions only. If Standard edition is being used rather than Clone, create a new job with the same settings manually.

To document how to clone a job, and map the existing files to the new clone job.
 
Performing the steps outlined in this KB are often done during isolation of an issue, or to work around an issue within the database related to the original job.
 
Note: A backup set can only be mapped to one job at a time.

Solution

To clone a job, and map the existing files to the new clone job, follow the steps below:
  1. Right-click the job to be cloned.
  2. From the context menu select “Clone”
  3. Edit the clone job.
  4. On the Storage tab select “Map Backups”
  5. Select the appropriate backupset.
  6. You will be prompted with a notification stating “Selected backup is already in use by the following job: ‘<old job name’. Do you want to map it to this job instead?” Select Yes.
  7. Click finish to commit changes to the job.
KB ID:
2015
Product:
Veeam Backup & Replication
Version:
7.x, 8.x
Published:
2015-03-13
Last Modified:
2020-08-13
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