Online Documentation for SQL Backup for SQL Server
Transaction Log Shipping
Transaction Log Shipping step allows you to create transaction log backups, ship them to the destination server via a shared folder and restore on the destination server.
To perform log shipping step you must have at least two SQL Server instances; version of destination server cannot be earlier than the source server version; the source database must use the full or bulk-logged recovery model, both servers have access to the shared folder. The databases restored on the destination server stay in Restoring or Standby mode.
Note: This step is not included into Quick Maintenance Action list. It can be only executed within the Policy.
To perform scheduled log shipping on a regular basis you need to include this task into Policy:
1. At Step 2 of the Create Policy wizard click Create new step button and select Transaction Log Shipping step type.
2. Also, you can create a new Step Template for further use selecting Transaction Log Shipping step at the Templates tab.
Steps of the Transaction Log Shipping wizard:
Specify folders and recovery options