How do I temporarily suspend replication (How to suspend Hot Backup Copy)

SUMMARY

This article explains how to temporarily suspend replication.

ISSUE


You should temporarily suspend replication in the following instances:

  • When seeding the initial data set.  For details, see Seeding the initial data set.
  • When performing maintenance on your systems.
  • When your network will be offline.

RESOLUTION

Using the HTML5 Interface (/ui/)​
Log into the HTML5 Web Administrative Interface (https://ip_address/ui/)

  1. Click CONFIGURE.
  2. In the Appliances Page, then click the Unitrends Appliance that is the Source (collects backups from your Assets).
  3. Click the Edit button above.
  4. When the new dialogue page opens, click Backup Copy.
  5. Click the checkbox next to "Suspend backup copies from this appliance" (checked means suspend, unchecked means enabled).
  6. Click the Save button.
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Please wait at least five minutes before for the request to be received and processed by the Target. 



Using the Legacy Interface (/recoveryconsole/)

Replication > Replication Attributes > (click on "Connection Options and Process Control, a horizontal tab)

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Click Suspend Replication to stop the Replication process. This same icon changes to allow you to Resume Replication later.
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When you click on the Suspend Replication option, you are presented some options. If you click Yes, replication immediately stops. If you click No, no more items will be placed into the Active Replication state, and the Replication process will stop once the Active Replication queue has been cleared.

NOTES

Suspending replication pauses replication operations temporarily, until you click Resume Replication. It does not remove the replication configuration. For instructions on suspending replication, see Suspending Replication in the Recovery-Series and Unitrends Enterprise Backup 9.0 Administrators Guide.  To remove the replication configuration, see Removing replication.

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