Keep backups forever

SUMMARY

Steps for keeping specific backup sets forever.

ISSUE

Ensure specific backups are never deleted by any retention setting.

RESOLUTION

To mark a backup so it is not deleted, open the Unitrends Backup UI:

  1. Select "Recover" from the left pane.
  2. Expand the appropriate backup set.
    Unitrends Backup UI: Recover Tab
  3. Select the specific backup(s) you wish to keep from being deleted by checking the box next to the backup's date and time.
    Unitrends Backup UI: Recover Tab with Backups Selected
  4. Click the "Hold" button in the top button bar: Unitrends Backup UI: Recover Tab Hold Button
  5. The held backups will be displayed in green with the hold icon next to them:
    Unitrends Backup UI: Recover Tab Held Backups
 

Release a Backup Hold

To release the hold on held backups, simply check the box next to the held backup(s) and click "Unhold" in the top button bar: Unitrends Backup UI: Recover Tab Unhold Button

Was this article helpful?
0 out of 0 found this helpful
Have more questions? Contact us