Magnus Box Usage

Browse job history

Click the "history" button at the top of the Magnus Box window to browse through job history. Filter Click the filter icon to toggle displaying the Filter pane. The Filter pane allows you to filter the displayed jobs by status, classification, Protected Item, Storage Vault, and device. When the filter bar is closed, the data area shows all jobs from the current device. You can use the filter bar to show historic jobs from other devices in the account.

Restore data

You can restore data from any Storage Vault as follows: - Click the Restore button in the left-hand menu bar - Select the Storage Vault containing the backed-up data, and click Next - Select the Protected Item that you want to restore, and click Next (Optional) Unfold the Protected Item to pick a snapshot other than the most recent - Select which files to restore, and click Next (Optional) By default, all files are restored. You can use the "Choose files" radio option to select ind...

Back up data

Data should be backed up automatically on schedule as per the schedule setting options above. At times, you may wish to immediately start a backup job, or back up to a different Storage Vault than usual. You can back up any Protected Item to any Storage Vault as follows: - Hover the mouse over a Protected Item, and click the Backup Now button - Step through the wizard to select a destination Storage Vault - The backup job starts within the main window interface.

Add a new Storage Vault

To add a new Storage Vault, mouse over the "Storage Vaults" text and click the "Add" button. For more information about configuring a Storage Vault, see the "User configuration" section. No changes are applied until the Save button is pressed. Edit an existing Storage Vault To edit an existing Storage Vault, right-click the row and choose Edit from the context menu. Operations on Storage Vaults Further operations are available under the "Advanced" sub-menu when you right-click a Sto...

Add a new Protected Item

To add a new Protected Item, mouse over the "Protected Items" text and click the "Add" button. For more information about configuring a Protected Item, see the "User configuration" section. No changes are applied until the Save button is pressed. Edit an existing Protected Item To edit an existing Storage Vault, either double-click the row, or right-click the row and choose Edit. For more information about configuring a Protected Item, see the "User configuration" section. No changes are...

Log in

Enter the client's username and password, and click the button to log in. Custom server address ΒΆ (https://cometbackup.com/docs/comet-backup-usage#custom-server-address) The server address will be automatically filled, pointing to the Magnus Box Server that generated the client software. You can connect the Magnus Box Backup application to a different Magnus Box Server: - Check the "Advanced Settings" option, to display the Server field - Enter the server address.The address should inc...