Setting Up a Backup Plan

In this article, you will get information about GitLab group backup in GitProtect.

Creation backup plan

To create a new backup plan open the Plans tab and click the (+) Add Plan button in the top bar. After that, the system will display a new panel. Enter a name for the plan.

Backup type

Define the name of a backup plan and set the Backup type section to GitLab Groups.


Select the groups from GitLab you want to protect with GitProtect by clicking on the Groups section. The window for selecting the groups to be protected will appear. You can select individually or all by using the Protect all button.

Data to protect

In this plan, information about groups and subgroups is backed up by default. You can select other metadata using switches.

Here you can also change the Worker - is a device that is directly responsible for the backup process of your repositories. You can have many workers and use different workers for each backup plan. It is worth to know, that Cloud Worker ( cloud-installed GitProtect worker) allows you to perform Cloud-to-cloud backup, in case if you want to store your backups in the Cloud. See also following articles, to learn more about GitProtect workers, its license and also about cloud-to-cloud backup.

pageWorker And Its licensepageCloud To Cloud Backup

Backup storage

In this part, select one of the locations assigned to your GitProtect as storage.

See also:

pageStorage Overview

Scheduler and retention

See the following article to get more information about the scheduler and data retention:

pageScheduler & data retention

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