Bucky Backup - What is an archive?

This document explains what an archive is.

What is an archive?

An archive is an object in TSM that contains files and folders that are all treated as one object. You choose a retention period for the archive object and everything in the archive will expire at the same time. Think of it like this, as soon as an archive object is created, TSM starts a timer for the length of the chosen retention period. When the timer ends, TSM automatically deletes all files and folders in the archive. There are some important things to remember about archives: