Confirming the Validity of Forcepoint DLP Backups
- Article Number: 000017637
- Products: Forcepoint DLP
- Version: 8.7, 8.6, 8.5, 8.4
- Last Published Date: June 29, 2020
Notes & Warnings
Important You will need access to the Forcepoint Manager to access the "General" settings page and to confirm the location where the backup path is configured. For instructions detailing the overall backup and restore procedure, please view the official documentation.
If Forcepoint DLP 8.4 or 8.5 is in use, please also refer to this article. For issues restoring from a 8.4 backup, please refer to this article.
How can I confirm if a backup of a Forcepoint DLP environment has been successful?
The backup process (also known as a DSSBackup) is performed as a Windows Task Scheduler task created during installation of Forcepoint DLP. If the task appears to be missing, please refer to this article for resolution steps.
Requirements for a DSSBackup to complete
Check the Forcepoint Security Manager for the backup location and view the backup log to confirm that the backups of the DLP system are working and are successful.
Provide the following when opening the case:
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