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To change The Retention Period of GRT backups from one week to one month

Created: 27 May 2013 • Updated: 27 May 2013 • 1 comment
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i took symantec support for changing my Exchange GRT retention time, as we have accidently given 1 week retention time to our weekly full GRT Exchange backup on disk Then we Symantec engineer change this to one month .

My environment was

Netbackup Master server

Netbackup Client (Exchange 2010) version

they use the command bpexpdate

i took screen shot also

check this C:\ProgramFile\Vertitas\Netbackup\bin\admincmd\bpexpdate -recalculate -backupid <grtclient_1234567890> -ret 3

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Marianne's picture

I am totally shocked.

Accredited Partner had to log a Support call for bpexpdate command?

Well documented in NetBackup Commands Reference Guide

bpexpdate — change expiration date of backups in image catalog and media in media catalog 

Supporting Storage Foundation and VCS on Unix and Windows as well as NetBackup on Unix and Windows
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