Setting up optimized duplication

Optimized duplication enables deduplicated data to be copied directly from one OpenStorage device to another OpenStorage device from the same vendor. You can also copy data from one deduplication storage folder to another deduplication storage folder.

See About optimized duplication.

You set up a duplicate backup job to perform optimized duplication.

Table: How to set up optimized duplication


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Create a backup job that uses an OpenStorage device or a deduplication storage folder as the destination.

See Creating a backup job by setting job properties.

Create a duplicate backup job and select the appropriate OpenStorage device or deduplication storage folder as the destination.


The destination device for the duplicate job must be the same type of device from the same vendor as the device that was used in the source backup job.

See Duplicating backed up data.

Setting up optimized duplication