New-VBRGFSRetentionPolicy

Short Description

Creates a GFS retention policy for backup copy jobs that process backups stored on external repositories.

Applies to

Product Edition: Community, Standard, Enterprise, Enterprise Plus

Syntax

New-VBRGFSRetentionPolicy [-RestorePoints <int>] [-GFSWeeklyBackups <int>] [-GFSMonthlyBackups <int>][-GFSQuarterlyBackups <int>] [-GFSYearlyBackups <int>]  [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

This cmdlet creates the VBRGFSRetentionPolicy object. This object contains settings of a GFS retention policy for backup copy jobs that process backups stored on external repositories. Veeam Backup & Replication will keep the copied restore points on the target backup repository according to this policy.

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Required

Position

Accept
Pipeline
Input

Accept
Wildcard
Characters

RestorePoints

Specifies the number of restore points that you want to keep in the backup chain on the target backup repository.

False

Named

False

 

GFSWeeklyBackups

Specifies the number of weekly backups that you want to keep on the target backup repository.

False

Named

False

 

GFSMonthlyBackups

Specifies the number of monthly backups that you want to keep on the target backup repository.

False

Named

False

 

GFSQuarterlyBackups

Specifies the number of quarterly backups that you want to keep on the target backup repository.

False

Named

False

 

GFSYearlyBackups

Specifies the number of yearly backups that you want to keep on the target backup repository.

False

Named

False

 

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports Microsoft PowerShell common parameters. For more information about common parameters, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkID=113216.

Return Type

Example

This command creates a GFS retention policy for a backup copy job with the following settings:

  • The number of regular backups is set to 2.
  • The number of weekly backups is set to 3.
  • The number of monthly backups is set to 4.
  • The number of quarterly backups is set to 5.
  • The number of yearly backups is set to 9.

New-VBRGFSRetentionPolicy -RestorePoints 2 -GFSWeeklyBackups 3 -GFSMonthlyBackups 4 -GFSQuarterlyBackups 5 -GFSYearlyBackups 9

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