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Can I Pause a channel during a backup window.

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asked Dec 31, 2014 by brandon-w-8204 (31,130 points)
I have a backup that runs at night and need to pause a channel to avoid errors.

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This is done via the scheduled Scripts in the channel

You then add the following 2 items. Schedule when you want the pause and resume with the cron string.

Pause:

 

Resume:

 

answered Dec 31, 2014 by brandon-w-8204 (31,130 points)
commented Jun 30, 2016 by jon-t-6024 (560 points)
It's easy to miss, so I'll point it out here -- make sure on your 'resume' script that you click the 'Run script while channel is paused' checkbox, or else it won't run!
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