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Backups

If you configure backups for on-prem, the system backs up all Tenable.io data. You can restore the backup data to the same deployment or a different on-prem deployment. For more information about restoring a backup, contact Support.

The system schedules backups to run at 3:00 AM local time. The Tenable.io interface is not accessible while the system performs a backup, and the interface may remain inaccessible or behave abnormally for up to 20 minutes after the backup finishes.

The time required to perform the backup depends on disk usage, and the first backup requires more time to complete than subsequent backups.

Note: If a Tenable.io scan is scheduled to start during the backup window, Tenable.io delays the scan until after the backup window. If a Tenable.io scan is already running, Tenable.io continues running the scan through the backup window but scan results may be delayed.

The backup status Code backup finished, status 0 indicates that the backup succeeded without errors. If the backup status is a non-zero number, retry the backup before contacting Support for further assistance.

For more information, see Configure Backups and Perform a Manual Backup.

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