You configure file-based daily backups of the SDDC Manager instances using the SDDC Manager administration interface.

Only a user with the Admin role can perform this task.

Procedure

  1. In the navigation pane, click Administration > Backup.
  2. On the Backup page, click the SDDC Manager Configurations tab.
  3. Under Backup Schedule, click Edit.
  4. On the Backup Schedule page, enter the settings and click Save.

    Setting

    Value

    Automatic Backup

    Enabled

    Backup Frequency

    Weekly

    Days of the Week

    All selected

    Schedule Time

    04:02 AM

    Take Backup on State Change

    Enabled

    Retain Last Backups

    7

    Retain Hourly Backups for Days

    1

    Retain Daily Backups for Days

    7

  5. To verify the backup, click Backup Now.

Results

The status and the start time of the backup is displayed on the UI. You have set the SDDC Manager backup schedule to run daily at 04:02 AM and after each change of state.