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You can start a Policy manually regardless of the schedule.
{info:title=Note}Policies have the "On Demand" option instead of the schedule. Such Policies do not start automatically.
Follow the instructions below to run a Data Protection Policy in Server Backup.

1. Click "Policy" in the Main Menu to open the "Policies" window.

2. In the "Policies" list, find the Policy you need and click on the "Run" icon in the "Actions" column of that Policy.

!Policies list_Run Now icon_2_English.png!

{info:title=Tip}To find a Policy, you can use the Basic and Advanced List Filters. See [ServerBackup:Customize the Policies list].

3.Once the icon has been clicked, you will see the window of running Policy.

!Running Policy window_English.png!

You can see the status of the Task fulfillment on the "Task History" screen. See [Access task history].
{info:title=Tip}The Task results can be sent via Email as a Report. See [Reporting].
{info:title=Note}The alerts and errors that occur during the Policy run are saved in Log Messages. See [ServerBackup:View log messages] and [Accessing Log Files].
You can also run Policies using the "Policies" tab of the Server "Details" Pane. This screen provides the same functionality as the main "Policies" screen. See more information in [Access servers].

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Follow the instructions below to run multiple Policies at once.

1. Select several Policies by selecting their related checkboxes in the first column in the "Policies" list.

!Policies list_Bulk selection_2_English.png!

2. Click on "Run Selected" in the list toolbar.

!Policies list_Bulk selection_Run Selected_2_English.png!

3. Click "Ok" in the "Bulk Run Results" window.


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