The first backup of a host using a new policy will always be a full. Netbackup will have no record of the files on that host because they have never been backed up using that policy before. An incremental backup will backup changes since the last full but without a full to base that comparison on, default behavior will be to backup everything (essentially a full backup is run the very first time) but subsequent incrementals will only backup changes since that first backup until the full runs, based on the policy schedule.
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From: veritas-bu-bounces AT mailman.eng.auburn DOT edu [mailto:veritas-bu-bounces AT mailman.eng.auburn DOT edu] On Behalf Of Shields, Matthew
Sent: Tuesday, January 24, 2012 12:41 PM
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Subject: [Veritas-bu] New backup
If you were to add a backup for the first time on a day that the policy has an Incremental specified, would it automatically promote to full
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