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Veeam Availability Console 2.0 Update 1
Administrator Guide for Enterprises

Step 13. Specify Cloud Backup Settings

The Cloud Repository step of the wizard is available if at the Destination step you have chosen to save backup files on a cloud repository.

  1. Specify backup retention policy settings:
  • [For Workstation operation mode] In the Keep backups for the past <N> days when computer was running field, specify the number of days for which you want to store backup files in the target location. By default, Veeam backup agent keeps backup files for 14 days. After this period is over, Veeam backup agent will remove the earliest restore points from the backup chain.

For more details, see Backup Retention Policy in Free and Workstation Editions.

  • [For Server operation mode] In the Restore points to keep on disk field, specify the number of restore points you want to keep in the target location. By default, Veeam backup agent keeps 14 latest restore points. After this number is exceeded, Veeam backup agent will remove the earliest restore points from the backup chain.

For more details, see Backup Retention Policy in Server Edition.

  1. Click Advanced Settings to specify advanced settings for the backup job.

For details, see Specify Advanced Job Settings.

Step 13. Specify Cloud Backup Settings Note:

The cloud repository on which backups will be stored will be selected automatically. If you want to store backups on a specific backup repository, you can choose this repository in backup job settings for specific computers. For details, see Changing Backup Job Settings for Individual Computers.

Specify Cloud Repository Settings

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