Step 8. Specify Target RTO and RPO
At the RTO & RPO step of the wizard, define your Recovery Time Objective (RTO) and Recovery Point Objective (RPO) for the plan:
- The Target RPO parameter defines a period during which you may accept to lose data. Basically, RPO stands for the age of the latest backup files required to resume normal operation if a system failure occurs.
- The Target RTO parameter is related to downtime and represents the amount of time it takes to restore from the incident until normal operations are available to users.
For more information on recovery objectives, see this Veeam KB article.