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what is Retained in new backup system?

Discussion in 'Data Protection' started by iLinux85, Mar 24, 2014.

  1. iLinux85

    iLinux85 Active Member

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    Hello

    i see option called retain and set number of it

    what is the retain ? is how many folders backup made for daily ? for example if i set 5 in retain in daily backup so the daily backup will made 5 folders for 5 days and the 6th day he will write from beginning of the folder is that the purpose of retain backup ?

    i need more explanation about this feature

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  2. iLinux85

    iLinux85 Active Member

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    why no one answer my question

    it's simple if i set 5 in retain in daily backup , backup will create 5 folders ? each folder create every day and 6th day the backup of the first folder created will be overwritten and so on ?
     
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    Hello :)

    Yes, you are correct in that if you choose to retain five backups, then the sixth backup replaces the oldest of the existing five backup directories.

    More documentation is available here:

    Backup Retention

    Thank you.
     
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