Abiquo 5.1

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Example backup configuration of Complete backup

General Info
NameName of the backup policy that users can select

The Code that identifies the policy and that must be unique in the datacenter. Abiquo may use the Code attribute to match policies that the administrator already created in the backup system

DescriptionDescription of the backup policy to help users identify it

After you enter the General info, select the backup type:

  • The Abiquo backup integrations only support Complete backups

For each backup type, the Cloud Admin can choose how to set the values: 

FixedThe value is set by the Cloud Admin as part of the backup policy
Don't applyThe value is set by the backup system
Define in VMThe user must set the value and will require the appropriate privileges

Complete backup type
Defined hour

Backup at a defined date and time. Date format is yyy/MM/dd HH:mm:ss +0000.

The Veeam backup integration does not support this option


Backup every day at a defined time. Time format is HH:mm:ss +0000


A backup every month at the defined time. When the user enters a time it is in the format HH:mm:ss, and the user must select the UTC offset. This option is designed to enable the system administrator to define the monthly backup day in the backup integration.


A backup at an interval of hours. Enter an integer less than 24.

Weekly planned

A backup every week on defined days at a defined time. When the user enters a value, the format is HH:mm:ss, and the user must select the UTC offset.