The Self-Backup feature offers automated protection of the entire configuration of NAKIVO Backup & Replication. In case of a disruption, a complete backup of all the settings allows you to reinstall the solution as a new instance in minutes with all configurations for jobs, backup repositories, inventories, etc.


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System Backup and Restore

System Backup and Restore

Back up and restore all configurations including jobs, backup repositories, inventories, logs and more

Automated Self-Backup

Automated Self-Backup

Specify backup targets, fine-tune self-backup schedules and modify the retention policy

Self-Backup Encryption

Self-Backup Encryption

Set a password to encrypt self-backups and prevent unauthorized access

Comprehensive Self-Backup for NAKIVO Backup & Replication

Flexible Self-Backup

NAKIVO Backup & Replication provides default self-backup settings and custom options:

  • Use default settings to run self-backups to the Onboard Repository, which is the backup repository installed with the solution, and retain these backups for five days.
  • Customize settings to run self-backups to specified backup targets, and configure self-backup schedules, retention policies and encryption options.

Self-Backup Recovery and Migration

Following a disruptive incident, such as a corrupted solution instance or a ransomware attack, you can recover the entire configuration of the system to a new NAKIVO Backup & Replication instance. Import the backup repository that contains the self-back and select the recovery point. The solution is ready for use in minutes.

Flexible Self-Backup
“With NAKIVO Backup & Replication, the university saved time and money, while gaining peace of mind. I now spend the majority of my time not on backup administration, but on other IT-related tasks.”.
Edwardson A. Pedragosa Jr., Network Administrator at the Asia-Pacific International University
Boise Cascade
“NAKIVO’s fast VM backup and VM replication keep our critical VMs running at all times. If our VMware VMs failed, we would only need a couple of minutes to recover with VM failover and failback.”
Noel Peden, Applications Development Supervisor at Boise Cascade
“With NAKIVO Backup & Replication installed on QNAP NAS, the backup is 2.5X faster! We found a professional solution that covers all our needs, saves money, and provides reliability.”
Mickaël Masquelin, IT Department Manager at the IEMN
“With NAKIVO Backup & Replication, every hour that we save on VM backup administration can be translated into cost savings. NAKIVO Backup & Replication is resource-efficient in terms of installation and configuration. NAKIVO Backup & Replication is just what we needed.”
Samuel Riley, IT Manager at MyoKardia
One World Direct
“In NAKIVO Backup & Replication, we found a stable VM backup solution that lets us back up VMs faster and recover VMs in minutes, which is extremely helpful in order to keep our business operations available at all times.”
Steven Schmidt, System Administrator at One World Direct