Creating Snapshot Backups for Smart Servers


Codero Smart Servers come with the ability to create snapshot backups of your entire server. This article will show you how to configure snapshot backups both manually and automatically. 
Log into your account at serverportal.com with your codero account credentials. 
Navigate to Services > My services from the menu accross the top of the page. This will bring up a list of your services you currently have with Codero. 
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Click on the Options button to the right of your smart server. 
This will open a page with further information and options for your smart server. Click on the Snapshots icon to open the snapshots feature. 
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This will open the Snapshots management interface. 
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Click on the Take Snapshot button to take a one-time snapshot of your server as it currently is. 
Click on the Schedule Snapshot button to schedule a snapshot. 
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Select if you want the schedule to be Daily, Weekly, or Monthly. 
For daily backups, select the time of day you want the backup to occur during.
For weekly backups, select the day of the week and the time of day you want the backup to occur during. 
For monthly backups, select the day of the month and the time of day you want the backup to occur during. 
Smart Servers Snapshot Scheduling
Smart Servers can support one schedule of each Daily, Weekly, or Monthly schedule type.
Daily Snapshot – Everyday within a selected time range
Weekly Snapshot – Every week on a given day, within a selected time slot
Monthly Snapshot – Every month on a given day, within a selected time slot
Time Slots Available (all times UTC)
11:00-16:59 (Morning US Timezones)
17:00-22:59 (Afternoon US Timezones)
23:00-4:59 (Evening US Timezones)
5:00-10:59 (Night US Timezones)
Snapshot Retention
All snapshots are stored on the following retention cycle
14 On Demand snapshots will be kept
14 Daily snapshots will be kept
9 Weekly snapshots will be kept
4 Monthly snapshots will be kept
Codero Smart Servers come with the ability to create snapshot backups of your entire server. This article will show you how to configure snapshot backups both manually and automatically recurring on a schedule. 

Log into your account at serverportal.com with your codero account credentials. 

Navigate to Services > My services from the menu accross the top of the page. This will bring up a list of your services you currently have with Codero. 

smartserver1.png

Click on the Options button to the right of your smart server. 

This will open a page with further information and options for your smart server. Click on the Snapshots icon to open the snapshots feature. 

smartserver2.png


This will open the Snapshots management interface. 

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Click on the Take Snapshot button to take a one-time snapshot of your server as it currently is. 

Click on the Schedule Snapshot button to schedule a snapshot. 

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Select if you want the schedule to be Daily, Weekly, or Monthly. 

For daily backups, select the time of day you want the backup to occur during.

For weekly backups, select the day of the week and the time of day you want the backup to occur during. 

For monthly backups, select the day of the month and the time of day you want the backup to occur during. 



Smart Servers Snapshot Scheduling
Smart Servers can support one schedule of each Daily, Weekly, or Monthly schedule type.

Daily Snapshot – Everyday within a selected time range

Weekly Snapshot – Every week on a given day, within a selected time slot

Monthly Snapshot – Every month on a given day, within a selected time slot


Time Slots Available (all times UTC)

11:00-16:59 (Morning US Timezones)

17:00-22:59 (Afternoon US Timezones)

23:00-4:59 (Evening US Timezones)

5:00-10:59 (Night US Timezones)

Snapshot Retention
All snapshots are stored on the following retention cycle

14 On Demand snapshots will be kept

14 Daily snapshots will be kept

9 Weekly snapshots will be kept

4 Monthly snapshots will be kept



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2015-12-03 20:39
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