Editing the Retention Rules of a Snapshot Copy


You can edit the retention rules of a snapshot copy.

Before You Begin

Read about Considerations and Mapping in Snapshot Copies.


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Manage > Plans.

    The Plans page appears.

  2. From the Plan table, click the plan to add a snapshot copy to.

    The plan page appears.

  3. In the Backup destinations section, click the snapshot copy that you want to edit.

    The Edit snapshot copy dialog box appears.

  4. In the Retention Rules section, choose one of the following methods of retention of snapshots.

    • Retention period: This is the default method of retention. Use this method if you want to specify retention based on a time period.

    • Number of snap recovery points: Use this method to base retention on a number of snapshot recovery points.

  5. Click Save.