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SCV does not delete old backup Snapshot(s) due to "No backups found"

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Applies to

  • SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere (SCV)
  • Retention settings of the associated policy is Days to keep N


  • SCV backup completes without error but the old backup Snapshot created N days ago is not deleted
  • Job-<JOB_ID>.log reports No backups found with the "Cut-off date & time" information

[INF] Starting retention for Resource Group (<RESOURCE_GROUP>) & Policy (<POLICY>)
[INF] Retention days <N> (Cut-off date & time: MM/DD/YYYY HH:MM:SS)
[INF] No backups found

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