Hello and thank you for this brilliant tool.
I am fighting in implementing my backup removal strategy. I noticed that there is this “Archive” functionality that can be configured somehow in the settings. So backups that are marked as archived shouldn’t be removed, as I understood.
I also found the Setting “Global soft filesystem quota” which is an mechansim to use the specified percentage before even start removing backups.
Maybe someone could help me configuring the following scenario:
I want file backups to be made every hour (incremental).
The first two days every hourly backup should be kept.
The first two weeks one backup for every day should be kept.
The first two month one backup per week shall be kept.
The first two years one backup per month shall be kept.
And if backups are older I want to keep one per year.
So the first step would be to configure under “General” “Archive” new entries.
I guess I can define multiple entries for the same backup and all archive settings are applied as a logical or?!
So my first try would be:
Archive every = 1 hour
Archive for = 2 Days
Archive window = *;*;*;*
Archive every = 1 day (? maybe it is also possible to recalculate on a hourly level ?)
Archive for = 2 Weeks
Archive window = 2;*;*;* (? keeps the 2:00-3:00h backup of every day ?)
Archive every = 1 week (? maybe better 1h ?)
Archive for = 2 months
Archive window = *;*;*;7
Archive every = 1 month (? maybe better 1h ?)
Archive for = 2 years
Archive window = *;1;*;*
Archive every = 1 year (? 1h ?)
Archve for = forever
Archive window = *;*;1;*
Please correct my config.
And also I configured “Global soft filesystem quota” to 0% to force deleting non archived backups.
What I see is that the small clock beside the archive checkboxes has unexpected value. maybe some can help. Thank you.