Verify backups option when creating a backup job


A detailed explanation of what the verify backups option does when creating a job


What is the verify backup option when creating a backup job? 


Inline Backup Verification is a method to ensure data sent during backup has been properly received.

The verify backup option is a checksum calculation that runs on the source client sending us the data.  The target appliance is equally calculating a checksum of received data.  . 

Both of these are compared at job end in the backup summary, and if they do not match, the job is failed. 

In a local LAN, it is extremely rare for a block to both successfully be received by a NIC, and also be corrupt, but, for those rare potential cases, this would catch that condition.  

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