You can create a new retention policy by using the Snap Creator GUI to configure multiple Snapshot policies with different retention count.
You should understand the guidelines for defining Snap Creator policies.
From the Snap Creator GUI main menu, select Policy > Policy Management.
From the Policy Manager tab, click Create.
Enter the details, and then click Save.
Specify the name of the policy.
(Optional) Select the backup type.
Select the policy type:
Takes a Snapshot copy on the primary storage. Select this type if there are no SnapMirror or SnapVault relationships.
Creates a Snapshot copy on the primary storage and performs a SnapVault update. SnapVault update must be enabled for all volumes in the configuration.
Creates a Snapshot copy on the primary storage and performs a SnapMirror update. SnapMirror update must be enabled for all volumes in the configuration.
(Optional) Select the policy schedule to be used. If no policy schedule is specified, these actions do not run automatically.
Snapshot Retention Count
Enter the number of backups to be retained.
Snapshot Retention Age
Enter the minimum age that the backups must be retained before they can be deleted.
SnapVault Retention Count
If you selected SnapVault as the policy type, enter the retention count for SnapVault.
SnapVault Retention Age
If you selected SnapVault as the policy type, enter the retention age for SnapVault.
Certain parameters can be overridden for a policy. If desired, select this check box, and then add the parameters to be overridden.