Backing up Active Directory

Use the following steps to back up Active Directory.


You cannot back up databases to devices that are attached to a computer on which the Remote Media Agent for Linux Servers is installed.

To backup Active Directory

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

  2. Click New Backup Job

  3. On the View by Resources tab, under All Resources, expand the name of the computer that contains the Active Directory that you want to back up.

  4. Click System State.

  5. In the task pane, under Settings, click Microsoft Active Directory.

  6. Select the backup options you want to use.

    See Active Directory Recovery Agent backup job options.

  7. Do one of the following:

    To run the job now

    Click Run Now.

    To schedule the job to run later

    Do the following in the order listed:

    • In the task pane, under Frequency, click Schedule.

    • Set the scheduling options.

      See Scheduling jobs.

    • Click Submit.

Backing up Active Directory