backup retention

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    Clarity on PBR backup retention

    Hello. Although there are a lot of options for the backups, are the settings cumulative - or specific? I have backups currently configured in the way - last - 2 daily - 8 monthly - 12 weekly - 4 yearly - 6 If I have a vm (101) and I have the backups scheduled to use this schedule, what should...
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    Overlapping PVE Backup Jobs w/ Conflicting Retention

    I have set up two backup jobs in PVE backing up to a PBS. Job A backs up critical VMs every 30 mins, with keep-hourly=24, and Job B that backs up ALL VMs nightly with keep-daily=7, keep-weekly=10, keep-monthly=12, keep-yearly=99. What I have found is that when Job B runs, its retention settings...
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    [Solved]PBS Retention Policy

    Hello, With the PVE backup job also providing a retention policy option, what is now the recommended way to set up retention policy? Implementing it in PVE seems natural since the backup job details will show you the retention settings as well giving you the complete picture. Does implementing...
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    Backup retention - Storage vs Backup

    I have a Proxmox VE 7.2-7 setup. I have setup NFS storage and added a new backup plan. I found two retention settings in both Storage and in the Backup I created. I wonder what's the relationship will be between them? Thanks.
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    [SOLVED] pve-root directory run out of space: Backup Purging, Backup Retention, Data Storage Configurations

    My pve-root directory is out of space. I am using Proxmox Virtual Environment 6.4-13 (no license/subscription). I have tried to show my system settings and situation to save posts. Also, I realize this is one thread and I am asking multiple questions in one thread. My reasoning is these...


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