Backing up and deleting files

When you run a full backup, you can select the method to back up and delete the files. Backup Exec backs up the selected data as a copy backup, verifies the media, and then deletes the data from the volume.

See About the full backup method for backing up and deleting files.

The Backup Exec Archive Option offers more features for data archiving.

See About the Archiving Option.

To back up and delete files

  1. On the navigation bar, click the arrow next to Backup.

  2. Click New Backup Job.

  3. Select the data that you want to back up and delete.

  4. Click General.

  5. In the Backup method for files field, select Back up and delete the files (delete selected files and folders after successful copy backup).

  6. Complete the backup job options.

    See Creating a backup job by setting job properties.

Backing up and deleting files