what is Retained in new backup system?

iLinux85

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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

Regards
 

iLinux85

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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 ?
 

cPanelMichael

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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.