Changes to a retention period affect backups that are written after
the change is made.
While you can't specify to change all media in a pool, you can use
bpexpdate to recalculate the expiration of older images using your new
retention period, based on backupid, level, schedule, class, or client.
Jeff Kennedy writes:
> My apologies as I know this came up not so awful long ago, but I didn't
> hold onto the thread.
> Can I use bpmedia to expire an entire pool? More specifically, I
> recently changed the retention period on all the offsite schedules.
> Does this change get propogated out immediately or does it wait until
> the original retention period expires before using the new one?
> Jeff Kennedy
> UNIX Systems Administrator
> jkennedy AT amcc DOT com
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