S3 backups may be stored for X days instead of X months
When creating or editing a policy
with S3 backup enabled and the default GUI time retention unit in the “Keep
backup in S3 for at least” section is not changed, S3 backup retention
time will be stored internally as “Days”
instead of “Months” - although “Months” will still be displayed in the GUI.
As a result, S3 backups may be
deleted before their desired retention time.
Change the units from “Months” to
Years”, and then back from “Years” to “Months” from the drop-down menu. Click
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