Windows 10: Macrium Reflect Free: Retention Rules


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    Windows 10 Home ver 1803
       24 May 2017 #1

    Macrium Reflect Free: Retention Rules


    All,
    Thanks to this site's recommendation, I have downloaded and configured MR Free for System images. I have it scheduled to do Monthly Full & Weekly differentials.

    I can't understand the Retention Rules? Here is my default set up.
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    But when I go to the log of the scheduled job, it shows;
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    So why is default retention rules different to the actual scheduled job?

    Can somebody sort me out please?
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  2.    24 May 2017 #2

    Is there a conflict? The first relates to number, the second to time. The question would then be 'Which takes priority?' To which the only logical answer would be time.

    Thus you keep up to 12 full backups up to 26 weeks old.

    Does that seem reasonable?

    Lots of reading:
    _Retention Rules - KnowledgeBase - Macrium Reflect Knowledgebase
    Retention Rules Help
    _Backup_Plans_and_retention_rules - KnowledgeBase - Macrium Reflect Knowledgebase
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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