Synthetic Full Backup Settings

This section describes synthetic full backup settings.

Synthetic full backup functionality is available in the Workstation and Server editions of Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows.

Parent Tag




Parent tag that encapsulates information about synthetic full backups created with the backup job.



Parameter specifies if the backup job must periodically create synthetic full backups. Possible values:

  • True — backup job creates synthetic full backups.
  • False — backup job does not create synthetic full backups.



List of days on which the backup job must create synthetic full backups. Possible values:

  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Entries in the list are separated with a comma followed by a space (, ), for example: Days="Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday".


You want to perform synthetic full backup on Wednesdays and Fridays. The input XML file will contain the following parameters:

 <JobInfo ConfigId="r5bq9cd2-6c7z-4qq3-76a2-435asa26420a" JobName="Backup Job">
   <SyntheticFull Enabled="True" Days="Wednesday, Friday"/>