In this article I'd like to give you a tip or two about why items sometimes just simply remaining in an 'archive pending' state. I'm sure you've all seen this from time to time in your environment, or one at a customers, and, you've probably been asked why they are stuck in a pending state. Now, you'll get some answers to help you out when the question arises again.
Backups Not Yet Run
I work extensively in lab environments, and so my safety copy settings on the Vault Stores I work with are invariably set to 'Immediately'. In the real world though, you're much more likely to see:
... the status is set to 'After Backup'.
This means that when an item is manually archived, or archived by the...