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Guidelines for planning Snapshot copy schedule and retention for SnapVault backups

It is important to plan the Snapshot copy transfer schedule and retention for your SnapVault backups.

When planning SnapVault relationships, consider the following guidelines:

Sample transfer schedule and retention

snapmirror-label attribute value Source volume: Snapshot copy schedule Primary volume: Snapshot copies retained SnapVault secondary volume: Snapshot copies retained
weekly Every Saturday at 19:00 4 8
nightly Every Monday through Friday at 19:00 10 60
hourly Every hour from 07:00 through 18:00 11 120
Total n/a 25 188