You can associate a backup template with your database as part of database creation, or you can select a backup template later. Databases must be associated with a backup template to enable scheduling regular backups.

See Preconfigured Backup Templates and Backup Template Settings for information on the settings in the preconfigured templates.

Log in to your organization as a user with at least the following privileges.

Use Templates

Create Snapshots

Create External Backups


Navigate to your database's Properties window.


In your organization, click the Manage & Monitor tab.


Select your database group, and click the down arrow to display the list of databases.


Right-click your database name and select Properties.


Click the Backup tab, and click Edit.


Click the name of the backup template to associate it with your database.

Schedule regular database backups in the Details - Current Backup Configuration pane.