Archive Settings

Backup archival involves creating copies of backup files for long-term retention. The archival process is needed to avoid losing backups after a certain period and ensure the availability and accessibility of data in the event of data loss, system failures, or disasters.

Indexed data

Archived data

Archive Repository

You can select the repository to which the backup archival can be saved. To do so, follow the below steps:

  1. Click the Azure AD tab.
  2. Go to Settings → Backup Settings.
  3. This page will display all the domains configured. Click the edit icon corresponding to the domain for which the archive repository needs to be selected.
  4. Select the required repository from the Select Archive Repository dropdown.

Note: If you have more than one Elasticsearch node configured in Database Settings, it is necessary to set up database backup using a shared repository to utilize the archive feature.

Follow the below steps to configure database backup using a shared repository:

  1. Go to Admin → Database Settings → Database Backup.
  2. Select the Enable Database Backup option.
  3. Select any of the configured shared repositories from the Repository dropdown.
  4. You can also specify the Frequency at which the backup needs to run automatically.
  5. Click Save.
  6. Restart the product to commit the settings.

Indexing and deindexing

To index and de-index archives, click Show Archives at the top-right corner. The below information is displayed on the page:

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