New-VBRSimpleRetentionPolicy

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    Short Description

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

    Applies to

    Platform: VMware, Hyper-V

    Product Edition: Community, Standard, Enterprise, Enterprise Plus, Veeam Universal License

    Syntax

    New-VBRSimpleRetentionPolicy [-RestorePoints <int>]  [<CommonParameters>]

    Detailed Description

    This cmdlet specifies a retention policy for backup copy job that process backups stored on external repositories. Veeam Backup & Replication will keep regular backups on the target backup repository according to this policy.

    New-VBRSimpleRetentionPolicy Note:

    Run the New-VBRGFSRetentionPolicy cmdlet to create the GFS retention policy for backup copy jobs.

    Parameters

    Parameter

    Description

    Type

    Required

    Position

    Accept Pipeline Input

    RestorePoints

    Specifies a number of restore points. Veeam Backup & Replication will keep the selected number of restore points on the target backup repository.

    Int

    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 retention policy for a backup copy job. The target backup repository will keep the last 5 restore points.

    New-VBRSimpleRetentionPolicy -RestorePoints 5

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