Remotely monitor backup status and activities via the BMR Web Console. You can view comprehensive statistics and logging options to monitor backup status.
The web console allows you to access IDrive BMR server, add computers to the server and manage their data backups and restores.
Besides, you can:
To access, login to IDrive BMR web interface, using the admin credentials. You can view the comprehensive statistics and logging options to monitor backup status and check the health status of your IDrive BMR server.
The dashboard displays critical information about backup status and activities of the registered clients. You can manually add clients, organize them into groups, initiate and monitor their backup operation, get the overview of the storage space and download the backup agent software. Also, you can check the health status of the devices.
By using the web console, you can perform full and incremental backup of the registered clients. The backup can be scheduled or run manually. You can backup the entire computer with multiple hard drives and partitions. The backup routine runs in the background and consumes very little resources on the client computer.
Steps to perform backup:
Steps to perform manual backup,
You can see backup status in the 'Activities' section.
Login to IDrive BMR and schedule local backup from the 'Schedule Backup' section under 'Backup Settings' from 'Settings' tab. You can Schedule the backup on daily/weekdays/weekends or even customize the schedule by selecting the required days and hours as required from this section .
By creating recovery point, perform file level restore from your backups.
Steps to create a file level recovery point access:
A summary for the selected computer will be created in the 'Mount Path Summary' table. You can use the path displayed under 'Mount Path' to access your backed up data.
Replicate backups stored on your IDrive BMR server to the Cloud. To do so, you need to enable the cloud replication feature by providing IDrive account credentials in the 'Cloud Replication' page. Once enabled, you are provided with necessary interface to schedule cloud replication and monitor the backup status through the web console.
You can transfer the local backup to your cloud account instantly or schedule the cloud replication as per your requirement.
To perform manual cloud replication,
Schedule cloud replication
To schedule cloud replication, login to IDrive BMR and go to the 'Cloud Replication' tab. You can schedule the backups for desired day(s) on a weekly or daily basis.
You can set the following parameters:
You can change the local backup settings for your client machines from 'Backup Settings' in the 'Settings' tab.
Following are the available options:
Create up to four virtual instances of your client machines on the BMR server instantly. Access these instances without losing data and resume your business, in case of any disaster.
To create a virtual instance of your client machine,
Note: Memory value should be greater than 1024 MB. You can decide the memory value depending on the available memory displayed below the 'Memory' field. Click to recalculate the available memory.
Note: By default 'Enable user authentication' will be selected as 'No'.
You can check the individual health status of hard drive (OS and storage) under 'Hard drive health status' section in 'System Health' tab.
Health status can be any of the following:
A unique serial number will be provided to each storage device to identify and replace them if the health status is bad.
IDrive BMR server is equipped with the mirrored storage array for data redundancy. The 'Raid health status' section displays the health of raid devices. If one storage drive stops working the other will serve as backup.
Status can be any of the following:
Perform manual cleanup only when you have utilized 80% of storage space. An option to perform manual cleanup with a drop-down to select the percentage of storage space to cleanup will be enabled.
Steps to perform manual cleanup:
Note: During manual cleanup, the server will restart couple of times and the web interface will be unavailable.