Incremental backup sets are not reclaimed even after expiry
|Article:TECH202459|||||Created: 2013-02-05|||||Updated: 2013-02-05|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH202459|
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Incremental backup sets are not reclaimed by Data Lifecycle Management (DLM) even after the expiry date.
This issue will come up if a previous Full backup has failed due to some reason. In this scenario the incremental backup sets after next successful Full backup gets associated with the previous failed Full backup set which is corrupt.
Delete problem sets manually from Backup Exec
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This issue is currently under investigation by Symantec Corporation. Pending the outcome of the investigation, this issue may be resolved by way of a patch or hotfix in current or future revisions of the software. However, this particular issue is not currently scheduled for any release. If you feel this issue has a direct business impact for you and your continued use of the product, please contact your Symantec Sales representative or the Symantec Sales group to discuss these concerns. For information on how to contact Symantec Sales, please see www.symantec.com Please be sure to refer back to this document periodically as any changes to the status of the issue will be reflected here.
CORE: Corrupt FULL backup set incorrectly depends on the previous backup sets
Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH202459