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Schedule

Schedule regular configuration backups for switches connected to Sophos Central, or pause an existing schedule.

Set a backup schedule

To set a regular backup schedule for your switches do as follows:

  1. Sign in to Sophos Central.
  2. Go to My Products > Switches > Backup.
  3. Click Schedule.

    Click schedule.

  4. Select Scheduled backups.

    Turn on Scheduled backups.

  5. Under Schedule settings, configure the following options:

    • Frequency: Set the frequency backups will be taken. The available options are, Daily, Weekly and Monthly.
    • At: Select the time backups will be taken.
    • Keep maximum of [number] backups per switch: The amount of backups to keep per switch. Select the number from the drop-down.
    • Tags that get attached to each backup: Enter at least one tag for your backups.
  6. Click Save.

Pause a schedule

To pause a previously configured schedule, do as follows:

  1. Sign in to Sophos Central.
  2. Go to My Products > Switches > Backup.
  3. Click in the row of the switch for which you want to pause the backup schedule.
  4. Click Actions and select Pause schedules.

    Select pause schedules.

  5. In pop-up dialog, check the information is correct and click Pause schedules.