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Configurator Reference

Retention Settings

This section describes retention settings for backup files stored on the backup target.

Parent Tag




Parent tag that encapsulates information about retention policy settings.



Number of restore points that is maintained by the backup job.

  • For Free/Workstation edition, the RestorePointsCount parameter defines the number of days on which the backup job is run.
  • For Server edition, the RestorePointsCount parameter defines the number of restore points maintaned in the backup chain.


You use the Server edition and want to keep 20 restore points in the backup chain on the backup target. The input XML file will contain the following parameters:

<JobInfo ConfigId="f5bb9cd2-9b7d-4bb3-9c72-435cec24420c" JobName="Backup Job">
   <RetentionInfo RestorePointsCount="20"/>


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