SQL Database to be retained indefinitly

Last post 08-04-2019, 9:12 PM by mheloy. 4 replies.
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  • SQL Database to be retained indefinitly
    Posted: 07-30-2019, 10:45 PM

    Hi,

    I've got a new requirement wherein we need to retain a certain database of the monthly backup indefinitely.

    What is the best way doing this? I'm thinking of creating a new separate storage policy, but it will be messy I think because I have 500 clients to do

     

    Thanks

  • Re: SQL Database to be retained indefinitly
    Posted: 08-04-2019, 3:14 AM

    No need to create a new storage policy, but you would need to create a new Selective Copy associated to just the SQL Server for infinite retention of the monthly backups.  If it is going to be a deduplicated copy on disk/cloud then you will first need to use another (or create a new) GDDB to associate to the Copy.

  • Re: SQL Database to be retained indefinitly
    Posted: 08-04-2019, 8:33 PM
    If I understand correctly, can we select copy for SQL backups only?

    I've created the disklibrary and the DDB for the Infinite monthly backups.
    I'm not aware we can select SQL backups only for this selective copy

    Thanks
  • Re: SQL Database to be retained indefinitly
    Posted: 08-04-2019, 9:06 PM
    This is what you are looking for - https://documentation.commvault.com/commvault/v11/article?p=13926.htm#o13952

    As you can see you can just choose SQL server
  • Re: SQL Database to be retained indefinitly
    Posted: 08-04-2019, 9:12 PM
    Hehehe... its right in front of me.
    Awesome... thanks for the help...
    now to find the CLI equivalent on this association.

    Thanks
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