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How does SnapCenter schedule backup jobs?

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Applies to

  • SnapCenter Server (SC)
  • SnapCenter Plug-In for VMware vSphere (SCV)
  • SnapCenter Application Plug-Ins

Answer

The below table specifies each SnapCenter Plug-In and where scheduled tasks are created and stored

Plug-In Scheduler
SnapCenter Plug-In for VMware vSphere All jobs are created as cron jobs on the SCV appliance
SnapCenter Plug-In for Windows All jobs are created on the Windows Plug-In host
SnapCenter Plug-In for SQL
  • Backup & clone jobs are scheduled on the SQL Server in Windows Task Scheduler or SQL Server Agent
    • Specified when creating the resource group backup
  • Scheduled verification is scheduled on the SnapCenter Server in Windows Task Scheduler
SnapCenter Plug-In for Exchange
  • Backup & clone jobs are scheduled on the Exchange Server in Windows Task Scheduler
  • Scheduled verification is scheduled on the SnapCenter Server in Windows Task Scheduler
SnapCenter Plug-In for Oracle All jobs are scheduled on the SnapCenter Server in Windows Task Scheduler
SnapCenter Plug-In for SAP All jobs are scheduled on the SnapCenter Server in Windows Task Scheduler

 

 

  • The naming rule for task scheduler job is "SnapCenter_RG-<Resource_Group_ID>_POLICY-_<Policy_ID>_<Frequency>".
  • IDs for resource groups and policies can be confirmed with "Get-SmResourceGroup" and "Get-SmPolicy" Cmdlets.


Example:

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