Abiquo 3.8.6 introduces the following changes to Backups:
Abiquo 3.8.6 supports Backup now in the Avamar backup plugin only
The administrator can enable the manual backup option through the UI or the API. To enable it in the UI, open the datacenter to the Backup policies tab and click the Edit properties button. Select the option to Enable backup now.
This will set the "enableManualBackup" to true for the Backup datacenter properties.
When the User edits the virtual machine configuration, Abiquo will always display the Backup now button in the top right-hand corner of the of the Backup tab.
When the user clicks this button, the Abiquo UI will request request an immediate backup through the Abiquo API.