Off-site backup made easy!
Hurricane Sandy left a trail of destruction which impacted many businesses and telephone systems. When your telephone system is physically damaged, chances are, you won't be able to use the backup media that you have stored onsite. This is why off-site backup makes good sense.
Off-site backup doesn't have to be burdensome. You can do automated backups online. Some telephone systems allow you to perform automated online backups to a remote server thousands of miles away from your physical location. When your on-site backup is unusable, your off-site copy can come to the rescue.
Our VoIP Engineer, Aldo Febro, shows you how to perform off-site back up with Avaya Communication Manager:
From the System Maintenance page, click on the “Schedule Backup” link on the left-hand column:
Then click on “Add” button, on the
Select the data that you’d like to create a backup for and backup method. Make sure you select “Network Device” and “SFTP”. With the SFTP option, the data is secured and encrypted during transmission.
Set the time you’d like this automated backup to occur, and click on “Add New Schedule” button:
The off-site backup is now scheduled:
Please contact your Account Manager if you are interested in doing off-site backups. We do have SecureFTP (SFTP) server available in our data center.
How will you know that the scheduled backup was successful?
You will receive an email notification when the backup files has been uploaded:
How can you retrieve your off-site backup files?
At Continuant, we have a web interface to our SFTP server. Once you are logged in, you will be able to select and download the files for the restore process.
At Continuant, we are here to help you. Please give us a call with your questions about remote back up for YOUR phone systems.