Limitation on the Chain of Incremental Recovery Points

Product version: 10.8, 10.9

Last modified: 23 January 2024


The following recovery options are disabled for the backup chain that has incremental recovery points exceeding the limit of 256:

  • Granular recovery for individual files

  • Object recovery for Microsoft Exchange

  • Object recovery for Microsoft SQL Server

  • Object recovery for Microsoft Active Directory

  • Universal object recovery

  • Flash VM boot for VMware/Hyper-V.

The following info text is displayed:

The action is not supported for the recovery point.


If a backup chain of incremental recovery points exceeds 256, the recovery points in the chain are not supported for File and/or Object, Universal Object, and Flash boot recovery jobs.

This limitation applies to both Incremental with full and Forever incremental data storage types.