When using the NetBackup Java GUI, selecting or changing a storage unit (to override the policy storage unit) within the schedule of a policy causes the retention level to reset to Level 1 (default; 2 weeks).
The formal resolution for this issue (Etracks 3078203 & 3352684) is included in the following release:
- NetBackup 7.6 GA (188.8.131.52)
This release is now available - download and README information is available by following this hyperlink:
Note the current retention level prior to making changes, then correct the retention field prior to saving changes.
This issue affects the Java-based NetBackup Administration Console (both Windows and UNIX/Linux) of the following versions:
- NetBackup 7.5 GA through 184.108.40.206
Note: The Windows Remote Administration Console ("Windows GUI") is not affected by this issue.