Retention

retention

You can set log cleanup rules to make sure Acronis Management Server does not hang on trying to add a machine

Acronis Storage Node can only run one cleanup task on a centralized managed vault at a time. As a result, the tasks queue

Description of the most common issues with retention rules

If an archive is saved to an RDX or Iomega REV drive, there will be no possibility to apply retention rules or mount it

You can set up backup cleanup rules that are used to manage backups created by Acronis vmProtect

If an archive is saved to an RDX or Iomega REV drive, there will be no possibility to apply retention rules or mount it

How to set up retention of archives in Acronis Backup

Issue

I need to point the Acronis Cloud Security Management Server to a new SQL server to perform backup, restore and retention. How do I do this?

Resolution

Please customize the following file:

C:\Program Files\5nine\5nine Cloud Security Management Service\5nine.VirtualFirewall.ManagementService.exe.Config

 

And make a change in the following line:

<connectionStrings>

    <add name="SqlConnection" connectionString="Data Source=SERVER\SQLEXPRESS​

Issue

I need to point the Acronis Cloud Security Management Server to a new SQL server to perform backup, restore and retention. How do I do this?

Resolution

Please customize the following file:

C:\Program Files\5nine\5nine Cloud Security Management Service\5nine.VirtualFirewall.ManagementService.exe.Config

 

And make a change in the following line:

<connectionStrings>

Symptoms

  1. You create a plan to backup disks/partitions with the following parameters:
    • Backup format: Version 12 (.tibx)
    • Where to backup: internal or external disk
    • Backup scheme: full backup + differential backups
    • Cleanup: by number of backups (e.g. maximum number of backups= 3)
  2. You run the backup task several times;

Solution

By default, Activities in Acronis Cyber Backup 12.5 are kept for 1 year.

To change for how long the Activities are retained, do the following: