For a quick way of verifying or testing the correct resources are applied to your backup policy is to select one or more policies using the checkbox options and clicking the 'EXECUTE NOW' button to fire a backup policy straight away. You can do this easily by choosing either of the highlighted options in the image below:
The subsequent backups that are generated can be reviewed in the 'BACKUPS' resources page from your account dashboard. You can also see the details of the policy execution as it happens in the 'JOBS' section of your Account Settings.
The 'EXECUTE NOW' option is also useful if you want to run a backup policy outside of your regular schedule.