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We would like to outsource our VM backups to an S3.
We are currently doing a POC. We have a VBR server that backs up VM's to a Scale-Out that integrates a repository on a StoreOnce storage array in DataCenter and an S3 Bucket.
We would like to make sure that we keep the data for 7 days on the DataCenter storage and then 30 days on an S3 Bucket.
We would also like to be sure that in case of a disaster on our DataCenter we can restore the data from AWS.
Thank you in advance for your help.
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That is possible if in your Backup Job you configure 30 days, as it is StoreOnce probably synthetic, or full backup weekly is fine.
This job will be sent to a Scale-out Backup Repository. That SOBR has a Performance Tier > Your HPE StoreOnce, and a Capacity Tier > Your AWS S3 bucket (which I recommend you enable Immutability)
Now on the Capacity Tier, you should mark COPY, and MOVE (for the Move, just select move backups after 0 days)
This MOVE will wait until your chain is inactive, meaning the synthetic/full happening on Saturday, will move that chain to S3 and keep it there for 30 days more or less.
That should be optimal, as it is forward incremental, and I doubt your first backup will be on Saturday, you might end up with a few more points here and there, but it should be fine.
That will make you achieve what you are looking for.
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