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Mainframe - Backup Schedules and Retention Periods for the IBM z/OS Mainframe Disk

This article explains the backup schedules and retention periods for the IBM z/OS Mainframe Disk.

Offsite Backups Retention System Packs Public Packs
Full Backups Weekly on Sunday Weekly on Sunday
Full Backups Retention 72 Days (10+ Weeks) 72 Days (10+ Weeks)
Offsite Backups Weekly on Sunday Weekly on Sunday
Offsite Backups Retention 2 Weeks Offsite + 10 More Days Onsite 2 Weeks Offsite + 10 More Days Onsite
Incremental Backups Monday through Saturday Monday through Saturday
Incremental Backups Retention 25 Days 25 Days
Extended Full Backups Last Sunday of Fiscal Quarter Last Sunday of Each Month
Extended Full Backups Retention Last 400 days Last 400 days



Keywords:mainframe backup   Doc ID:19357
Owner:Todd L.Group:University of Chicago
Created:2011-08-02 18:00 CSTUpdated:2016-07-25 07:49 CST
Sites:University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Sandbox
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