How Do I enable Polarbackup’s Hybrid+ Option?

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Method 1: While Creating the Backup

  1. In the Backup Settings window, click on Setup Hybrid+.
  2. Select the Enable Hybrid+ option.
  3. Browse for the location you would like to keep your hybrid backup in.
    It is recommended to save the backup on External drive or Network location.
  4. Select the Limit Hybrid+ Size option if you wish to limit the size of the hybrid backup. (Optional)
For more details about creating a backup using Polarbackup, click here.

 

Method 2: After Creating the Backup

  1. Open your Polarbackup desktop software.
  2. Click on Settings.
  3. Click on Hybrid+.
  4. Select the Enable Hybrid+ option.
  5. Browse for the location you would like to keep your hybrid backup in.
    It is recommended to save the backup on External drive or Network location.
  6. Select the Limit Hybrid+ Size option if you wish to limit the size of the hybrid backup. (Optional)
  7. If you wish to filter the data to be backed up to the Hybrid+ drive, click the Open Filters button and add the filters you need. (Optional)
  8. If you want to copy the already backed up files to your Hybrid+ drive, click the Run Now button of the Re-copy previously backed up files to Hybrid+ option.
  9. Save your settings.

Method 3: Via Policies

Policies are only available for Business Polarbackup subscribers.
  1. Sign in to your Polarbackup online account.
  2. Refer to the Policies page.
  3. Create a new policy, or select to edit an existing one.
  4. Refer to the Hybrid+ tab.
  5. Browse for the location you would like to keep the hybrid backup in.
  6. Select the Limit Hybrid+ Size option if you wish to limit the size of the hybrid backup. (Optional)
  7. If you wish to filter the data to be backed up to the Hybrid+ drive, click the Add Filters button and add the filters you need. (Optional)
  8. Save your settings.
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