Maintenance Job

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    The maintenance job is a system job that is executed automatically every 24 hours.

    The maintenance job does the following:

    • Purges obsolete restore points that fall under the retention policy.

    To be able to purge obsolete restore points from external repositories due to the retention policy threshold, a Veeam Backup & Replication client must be the owner of a repository and its backup files.

    • Purges cache by 20% of the size limit. By default, the size limit is 10GB.
    • Saves its session results to the configuration database.

    The session results can be found in the History view under the System node.

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