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How to Merge Recovery Points ?


It is possible to manually delete any unwanted Recovery Point. The process of deleting a Recovery Point is actually a merge between the unwanted recovery point and closest existing recovery point created since the unwanted Recovery Point was taken. Merging involves deleting a Recovery Point and any Deltas specific to that Recovery Point that are not needed by other existing Recovery Points. You can read a detailed description in Backup Method - Virtual Full Backup (Merging (deleting) Recovery Points).

The default setting is to merge Recovery Points after every replication, you can choose to schedule the merges in special cases. Read more in Schedule recovery point merges.

Multiple Recovery Points may be merged at once via manual or scheduled merge.


You cannot merge the latest Recovery Points.



To delete a Recovery Point in Server Backup, follow the instructions below.

1. Click "Recovery Points" in the Main Menu to open the "Recovery Points" window.
2. In the "Recovery Points" list, select a Server from the drop-down menu located on the "Recovery Points" list toolbar.
3. Select a Disk Safe from the drop-down menu located on the "Recovery Points" list toolbar.
4. In the "Recovery Points" list, find a Recovery Point and click on the "Merge"  in the actions  for this recovery point.



5. Confirm your request to delete the Recovery Point by clicking on "Merge" in the displayed confirmation window.

6. The Recovery Point disappears from the list.

Bulk Merging

Follow the instructions below to delete multiple Recovery Points simultaneously.

1. Select several Recovery Points by checking their related checkboxes in the first column in the "Recovery Points" list.


2. Click on "Merge Selected" in the list toolbar.

3. Confirm your request to delete the Recovery Points by clicking on "Merge" button in the displayed confirmation window.

4. The Recovery Points disappear from the "Recovery Points" list.

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