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Remove a backup destination

This article applies to version 6.

Other available versions:

Version 5 | Version 4icon.qnmark.png

Available in:

StandardPremiumEnterprise
Small Business

Overview

This article provides step-by-step instructions for removing a backup destination. You should remove a backup destination when you want to discard all of the files backed up to that destination from your backup archive.

Considerations

Removing Backup Destinations
Removing a backup destination permanently deletes
all backup files stored on the destination. This cannot be reversed.

Steps

  1. Open the Code42 app.
  • Code42 app version 6.8.3 and later: Select settings button Settings.
  • Code42 app version 6.8.2 and earlier: 
    1. Click Details.
    2. Select the arrow next to your device name.
    3. Choose Device preferences.
      device preferences
  1. In Device Preferences, select Destinations.
  2. Select the backup destination you want to remove.
    Ensure that you still have at least one destination that you are backing up to.
  3. Click Delete Archive.
    Remove destination
  4. In the confirmation dialog, select I understandRemove archive message
  5. Click Remove.
    The backup archive is removed from the destination.