historic backups -exch2010
Posted on 2013-11-19
Can I ask for older backups (in this instance of exchaneg server mailbox databases), is it common to have a daily backup going back for say 1 year (I appreciate this is organisation specific), archived onto tape. Our admin informs me for older backups they only have 1 monthly backup of the system, whereas the current backup - backs up the mailbox server every single day. So can anyone enlighten me why for old historic backups you only typically keep 1 backup copy per month, as opposed to a copy of all your daily backups, i.e. 31 copies per month?