Retention Policy for Backup Copy Jobs
The retention policy of a backup copy job defines for how long Veeam Backup & Replication must retain copied restore points in the target backup repository. The retention policy of a backup copy job does not depend on retention policy of the source backup job. The backup copy job has its own retention policy settings.
Veeam Backup & Replication offers two retention policy schemes for backup copy jobs:
Also, there is a separate retention policy for machines that has been removed from the infrastructure. For details, see Deleted Items Retention.