If the requirements for backups in your environment change, you can modify existing backup templates.

Log in to Data Director as an organization administrator or as an administrator with privileges to modify a backup template.


Click the Administration tab.


Click Templates, and click Backup Templates.


Right-click the template that you want to modify and perform one of the supported actions.




Creates a copy of this template. When you clone a template, the Create Backup Template wizard appears and you can configure the backup settings for the clone.


Deletes the selected template.


Disables provisioning and other capabilities for this template. When a template is not published, it can be viewed or managed, but cannot be used for provisioning or other purpose.

Edit Permissions

Allows you to change the permissions for an existing user, to remove an existing user, and to add a role.


Allows you to modify the settings you specified when you created the template.

You can create databases with the new settings from the modified template. Databases you previously created from the template do not change.