Advanced Configurations

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How to Configure Remote Caching

When executing protection plans on servers at remote sites, plan runtime can be reduced by utilizing cached content on the remote server. While the plan executes, the Remote Accelerator process can access the cached content locally, generate the...

How to link DATASTOR tasks

In some cases it may be desirable to run one task directly following another. Such as: Running a checkup report after a local protection plan finishes Running a copy task after a local protection plan finishes Running a verify task afte...

How to protect a NAS share

For network devices serving an SMB / CIFS share on your network, the shared files can be protected with a local protection plan created on the server hosting the software. The plan scans the shared files, copies the new or changed files to the s...

How to Protect SQL 2000 with a File and Folders Type Plan

Our SQL Protection Plan requires the VSS SQL Writer, which was not released for SQL 2000. We will not be able to run a SQL Protection Plan for SQL 2000. As a workaround, you may create a backup of SQL databases using the internal backup feature ...

Increase CPU priority of protection plan scheduled task

You can increase the CPU priority of the protection plan scheduled task on a plan that is starved for system resources and has a longer than expected runtime. This will give the protection plan processes normal priority instead of below nor...

Performance tuning protection plan settings

You can adjust the number of processes a protection plan uses with the "Boost" and "MultiThreads" fields in the plan's advanced settings.     Set Boost to false and leave MultiThreads at 0 to run the plan with a single process. This may be yo...

Setting Protection Plan exclusions

DATASTOR Shield™ Enterprise Protection Server provides a list of file types that may be excluded from backup by file extension on File and Folders plan types. These exclusions can be selected on a per-protection-plan basis in the plan settings, ...

Wildcard Exclusion Rules

Plan settings may be edited to exclude file types and subfolders. To exclude a particular file or folder from a selection, select Plan Settings. On the Folders tab, you may click the add button, then select the Excude radio button, then enter a ...

Adjusting settings to reduce long protection plan runtimes

Protection plan runtime may be impacted by several conditions, including memory use, server load, priority settings , and the amount of active data scanned. Plans are initiated by Windows scheduled tasks. The priority of the scheduled...

Setting a Computer System exclusion file

The Advanced Settings of the Computer System plan type contains an Exclusions field where a custom exclusion file may be defined to exclude from the backup a set of files and folders . To set the plan to use an exclusion file, follow the steps...

Converting Quantum DATASTOR Shield to Enterprise Protection Server

Quantum DATASTOR Shield software may be converted to DATASTOR Enterprise Protection Server (EPS) while retaining the existing configuration in its entirety. Protection Plans, schedules, archives, retention settings, stores and vaults, and store ta...

DATASTOR backup options for the OneDrive folder

 DATASTOR protection plans do not scan files located in cloud storage. To process OneDrive files and folders, a local copy must be present on the local disk. Otherwise, each OneDrive file returns a warning that access to the cloud file is denied. ...