Complete System Backup
You can automatically and periodically backup the entire Artifactory system. The backup process creates a time-stamped directory in the target backup directory.
To define multiple backups, in the Admin tab select Services | Backups. Each backup may have its own schedule and repositories to either process or exclude.
In the Backups page you may hover over an existing Backup and select "Edit", or click the "New" button to create a new Backup
|A unique logical name for this backup|
Cron expression that you can use to control backup frequency. For example, to back up every 12 hours use a value of:
0 0 /12 * * ?
Next Time Backup
|When the next backup is due to run|
The directory to which local repository data should be backed up as files
The default is
Each run of this backup will create a new directory under this one with the time stamp as its name.
Sent Mail to Admins of there are Backup Errors
If set, all Artifactory administrators will be notified by email if any problem is encountered during backup.
|Exclude all builds from the backup.|
The number of hours to keep a backup before Artifactory will clean it up to free up disk space. Applicable only to non-incremental backups.
When set, this backup should be incremental. In this case, only changes from the previous run will be backed up, so the process is very fast.
The backup directory name will be called
current (as opposed to using the timestamp)
The backup files can be used by any incremental file-system based backup utility (such as rsync).
Backup to a Zip Archie (Slow and CPU Intensive)
If set, backups will be created within a Zip archive
Restoring a Backup
To restore a system backup you need perform a system import. For details please refer to System Import and Export.