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Long Retention Monthly than Quarterly

Veeam Logoby sjmp » Tue Apr 18, 2017 6:45 pm

I have a requirement.

How do I configure a backup job to run monthly for 12mos. Than go to quarterly for 5 years?

Can I do this in one job or would I just have to setup a monthly chain and a quarterly chain?

When dealing w/ long retention periods and infrequent backups (monthly,.quarterly) is incremental better than reverse?

Thanks,
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Re: Long Retention Monthly than Quarterly

Veeam Logoby Pat490 » Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:31 am

take a look at GFS retention policy: https://helpcenter.veeam.com/docs/backu ... tml?ver=95
you can have monthly and quarterly in just one job.
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Re: Long Retention Monthly than Quarterly

Veeam Logoby foggy » Wed Apr 19, 2017 1:05 pm

Hi Scott, for GFS-type retention you should use backup copy jobs mentioned by Patrick. For regular backup jobs this type of retention is not currently available.
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