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Server Backup Manager (SBM) is a fast, affordable, and high-performance backup software for Linux and Windows servers in both physical and virtual environments. Using SBM's Disk Safe format, R1Soft provides virtual full backup storage. The Disk Safe optimizes storage and allows users to keep recovery points longer, while saving space over existing full or incremental backups. Backup windows take only a few minutes using R1Soft's block-level Continuous Data Protection™ (CDP) technology. These capabilities ensure unique disk blocks are stored only once, even across thousands of recovery points. 

*Server Backup Manager allows you to:*
* Back up many servers. 
* Manage multiple users, user groups, and privileges
* Define disk quotas and service-level agreements
* Perform bare-metal restores
* Back up databases
* Back up hosting control panels
* Use the full API
* Archive data

*Server Backup Manager allows you to store your Disk Safes on:*
* Primary hard disks. The Disk Safes are automatically excluded from the replication.
* Secondary (backup) hard disks
* USB drives
* Network Attached Storage (NAS), such as NFS, CIFS/Windows share, etc.

*With Server Backup Manager, you can:*
* Select devices on the host for replication
* Define which files and folders on a device will be replicated, and exclude files and folders using complex exclude rules. (By default, all files and folders on the selected device are backed up.)
* Create a one-time or scheduled replication
* Define soft and hard disk space quotas
* Assign one or several data protection policies to a host
* Define recovery point retention for each policy
* Browse files on Disk Safes
* Track Disk Safes with built-in, on-disk journaling
* Merge or delete recovery points
* Restore all or selected files/folders from any recovery point
* Export the selected files/folders from any recovery point and save the extracted files/folders to an off-site server or local hard disk
* Copy Disk Safes between the Server Backup Manager installations. Disk Safes can be moved and copied like regular folders. 

*Server Backup Manager includes:*
* MySQL support
* MS SQL Server support
* MS Exchange support
* Bare-metal restore function
* Reports via email
* Multiple language support
* Windows NTFS DACLs and SACLs Restore (allows you to restore Discretionary and System Access Control Lists)
* Advanced archiving rules with flexible data protection policies
* Recovery point archiving
* Hosting control panel integration
* Hosting control panel restore:
** cPanel (Linux)
** Plesk (Linux)
** Virtuozzo containers (Linux)
** cPanel or Plesk in Virtuozzo containers
** Others

h4. Useful Links to Get Started


h6. Configure the Backup Agent

* [Add key to Linux Backup Agent]
* [Add the key to Windows Backup Agent]
* [Add servers to Backup Manager]
* [Create Disk Safes]
* [Create policies]

h6. Protect databases

* [Install MySQL Connector JDBC into Server Backup]
* [Add a MySQL instance to a policy]
* [Protect SQL Server]

h6. Common questions

* [ServerBackup:Common questions]

h6. Restore data

* [Restore files]
* [Restore a MySQL database to the original location]
* [Restore an MS SQL database]
* [Restore VHD files]
* [Bare-Metal Restore|Perform a bare-metal restore]

h6. Hosting control panels

* [Enable the Hosting Control Panels feature]
* [Set up cPanel plugin]
* [Add control panel instance]
* [Schedule control panel replication]
* [Restore control panel user accounts]




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