Backing up the Enterprise Vault Directory database

Use the following steps to back up the Directory database.


The Enterprise Vault Agent automatically runs a physical consistency check of the Directory database before it backs it up.

See About consistency checks for Enterprise Vault databases and Compliance and Discovery Accelerator databases.

To back up the Directory database

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

  2. Click New Backup Job.

  3. In the backup selections view, expand Enterprise Vault.

  4. Expand a Directory on <Computer name> that contains the Directory database that you want to back up.

  5. Select Directory DB (<SQLServer/instance>/EnterpriseVaultDirectory).

  6. In the task pane, under Settings, click Enterprise Vault.

  7. Select a backup method.

    See About backup methods for Enterprise Vault backup jobs.

  8. In the task pane, select other backup options as appropriate.

  9. 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 the Enterprise Vault Directory database