After the archive policy is defined and created:
It executes on the scheduled date and time.
The archiving policy can also be executed manually using the Run an Archive Policy API.
Do not run more than 10 policies at the same time as it cause performance issues.
The system archives the artifacts selected by the archiving policy along with the associated metadata and moves it to the Cold Artifactory.
When an artifact is archived, the system dynamically creates dedicated archiving repositories on the Cold instance (the new repositories are created with a randomly generated namespace prefix).
As the archival process progresses, the system updates the logs in the Artifactory service logs in the Live Artifactory instance. Additionally, if you have set up an email server, the admin user will receive notifications for all the completed operations.