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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Db2
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 29, 2017

Removing defunct Delta Backup images after automatic database backup image removal

We have automated backup options enabled (num_db_backups and rec_his_retentn both set). Our backup schedule takes a full backup on Sunday and a Delta every other day of the week. When a full backup image qualifies for removal, with reference to the cfg options mentioned above, it is successfully pruned. However the Delta images, which can only be used based on that full image, remain. These 'orphan' delta images are redundant and the automated backup removal should really get rid of these too.
Full details are in the PMR / Case Number referred to above, but please contact me at if you need further clarification