Online Documentation for SQL Backup for SQL Server
Specifying backup options
At this step you can define backup options for source database(s).
Specify the directory for backup. It is set relatively the source server. You can check availability of this folder by clicking the corresponding button.
Max Thread Count
Indicates the number of threads to be used for backup operation. Increase the number of threads for faster speed. If you are using a multi-processor system, increasing this value can fasten backup speed. You are recommended to set one thread fewer than the number of processors.
Enable the option to compress backup.
Defines backup file compression level. Use '1' for the best speed and '4' for the best compression.
Enable the option to encrypt backup.
Set password that is used for backup encryption.
Confirm the password specified as an encryption password above.
Select the encryption algorithm.
Keep backups on the source server
Enable this option if you want to store transaction log backup files on the source server in the folder which is specified in the Backup folder field.