shutdown

Expected behaviour in currect product architecture. Schedule backups on system shutdown.

Symptoms

  1. You create a deployment task with the default option "Shut down" enabled for an Agent on Windows 8;
  2. After you perform a successful deployment, the Agent reboots instead of shutting down.

Cause

This is an irregular known issue.

Solution

As a workaround, please shut down the Agent machine manually (or through Remote Desktop).

Symptoms

  1. You scheduled the backup to run on 'On the system shutdown' 
  2. Backup fails with the following message:

Backup scheduled on the system shutdown has failed.

Troubleshooting

Check the following system settings on the Agent machine to make sure that there are no factors preventing backup tasks from execution:

1) Open Windows Registry (press Win+R, type regedit and click OK to open) and check the following:

Introduction

If you want your Windows machine to turn off automatically after completing the backup job, you can set up automatic shutdown using native Windows commands.