Online Documentation for SQL Backup for SQL Server

Convert SQL Server maintenance plan to SQL Backup policy

Configured SQL Server maintenance plans can be used in EMS SQL Backup after their conversion to EMS SQL Backup policies.


To convert SQL Server maintenance plan to EMS SQL Backup policy perform the following operations:

  1. Select the Policy Maintenance Policies | ConvertfromMaintenanceplan Convert from Maintenance Plan server context menu item to launch Maintenance plan conversion wizard.
  2. On the second step of the wizard select the maintenance plan for conversion.
  3. On the third step of the wizard you can view conversion results. Maintenance plan subplans are converted to policy service tasks. In case some mistakes occurred on maintenance plan conversion you can correct them in the policy editor that is launched by clicking the Edit Policy button.
  4. It is recommended to check the CheckBox Disable Maintenance plan option to disable tasks execution in maintenance plan being converted.
  5. On the last step view conversion settings and click the Finish button. Created policy appears in the list on the Policies tab.