Backup filename format

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This step lets you to define the format of backup filename. Backup makes sense when performing it periodically. This option allows to define filename according to the date and time backup was made.

 

BackupFilenameFormat

 

Figure 13. Backup filename format.

 

To use standard predefined filename formats chose one of Standard options. To use your own mask select Custom and type filename mask you want. Please find detailed list of abbreviations below:

 

 

c

Displays the date using the Short date format in your Windows Regional Options followed by the time using the format given by the Windows Time format. The time is not displayed if the date-time value indicates midnight precisely.

d

Displays the day as a number without a leading zero (1-31).

dd

Displays the day as a number with a leading zero (01-31).

ddd

Displays the day as an abbreviation (Sun-Sat).

dddd

Displays the day as a full name (Sunday-Saturday).

ddddd

Displays the date using the Short date format in your Windows Regional Options.

dddddd

Displays the date using the Long date format in your Windows Regional Options.

e

Displays the year in the current period/era as a number without a leading zero (Japanese, Korean and Taiwanese locales only).

ee

Displays the year in the current period/era as a number with a leading zero (Japanese, Korean and Taiwanese locales only).

g

Displays the period/era as an abbreviation (Japanese and Taiwanese locales only).

gg

Displays the period/era as a full name. (Japanese and Taiwanese locales only).

m

Displays the month as a number without a leading zero (1-12). If the m specifier immediately follows an h or hh specifier, the minute rather than the month is displayed.

mm

Displays the month as a number with a leading zero (01-12). If the mm specifier immediately follows an h or hh specifier, the minute rather than the month is displayed.

mmm

Displays the month as an abbreviation (Jan-Dec).

mmmm

Displays the month as a full name (January-December).

yy

Displays the year as a two-digit number (00-99).

yyyy

Displays the year as a four-digit number (0000-9999).

h

Displays the hour without a leading zero (0-23).

hh

Displays the hour with a leading zero (00-23).

n

Displays the minute without a leading zero (0-59).

nn

Displays the minute with a leading zero (00-59).

s

Displays the second without a leading zero (0-59).

ss

Displays the second with a leading zero (00-59).

z

Displays the millisecond without a leading zero (0-999).

zzz

Displays the millisecond with a leading zero (000-999).

t

Displays the time using the Short time format in your Windows Regional Options.

tt

Displays the time using the Long time format in your Windows Regional Options.

am/pm

Uses the 12-hour clock for the preceding h or hh specifier, and displays 'am' for any hour before noon, and 'pm' for any hour after noon. The am/pm specifier can use lower, upper, or mixed case, and the result is displayed accordingly.

a/p

Uses the 12-hour clock for the preceding h or hh specifier, and displays 'a' for any hour before noon, and 'p' for any hour after noon. The a/p specifier can use lower, upper, or mixed case, and the result is displayed accordingly.

ampm

Uses the 12-hour clock for the preceding h or hh specifier, and displays the contents of the Time AM symbol for any hour before noon, and the contents of the Time AM symbol for any hour after noon.

/

Displays the date separator.

:

Displays the time separator.

'xx'/"xx"

Characters enclosed in single or double quotes are displayed as-is, and do not affect formatting.

 


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