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nsr_policy - NetWorker resource type ``NSR policy''
type: NSR policy
Each NetWorker policy is described by a single resource of type
To view the
resources for a NetWorker server, enter nsradmin at the command prompt
to start the nsradmin program. At the nsradmin prompt, enter:
nsradmin>print type:NSR policy
for more information on using the NetWorker administration program.
These resources control how long entries remain in a client's on-line
file index and when to mark a save set as recyclable. Each
uses two policies, a browse policy and a retention policy. Policies
can only be deleted if no clients are using them.
Each policy defines an amount of time. The amount of time is
determined by the period and the number of periods.
The following attributes are defined for resource type
The information in parentheses describes how the attribute values are
indicates that the value cannot be changed by an administrator once
the resource is created.
means the value can be set as well as read at any time. Several
additional hidden attributes (for example, administrator) are common to all
resources, and are described in
- name (create-only)
This attribute contains the name of the policy defined by this
resource. The name must be unique for this NetWorker server, but
otherwise can be anything that makes sense to the administrator. This
name will appear as a choice attribute of each NSR client resource.
resources named "Quarter" and "Year" may be modified, but may not be
removed. The name can only be specified when the group is created.
name: life cycle;
- comment (read/write)
This attribute is provided for the administrator to keep any explanatory
remarks or supplementary information about the policy.
- number of periods (read/write)
The number of periods attribute specifies the number of base units to
number of periods: 3;
- period (read/write)
The period attribute determines the base unit for this policy. It may
be one of four values:
A week is defined as 7 days, the number of days in a particular
month depends upon the calender, and a year as 366
resource named "Quarter" defines a period of 3 months, or one quarter
of a year:
type: NSR policy;
number of periods: 3;
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