Backup Schedule

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Backup Schedule

Veeam Logoby Andy_Morgan » Wed Oct 26, 2016 12:39 pm

Would it be possible to configure a shedule to preform a overnight full backup(evereynight) with 2 incremental backups during the day for example at 10am and 2pm with a full backup at 10pm. with each overnight backup being retained for 7 days?
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Re: Backup Schedule

Veeam Logoby v.Eremin » Wed Oct 26, 2016 12:48 pm

Only via PowerShell scripting, I believe. Two scripts: one taking place at 10 am and 2 pm and initiating incremental run, the other - at 10 pm issuing a full backup cycle.

As to retention, it takes into account number of restore points, not number of days.

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Re: Backup Schedule

Veeam Logoby Vitaliy S. » Wed Oct 26, 2016 3:36 pm

Or you can enable this option (do full backups every day), but schedule your backup job to run every day after midnight (for example, at 1 am) and use the command line from the summary page to start backup job at 10 am and 2 pm using Windows Task Scheduler.

Please note that in order to make it work, you will need to start your backup job at 1 am first.
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