Lately I have had problems with backing up due to lack of space on the HP DDS 4mm Cartridge 40GB. I`m running Windows 2000 server and Windows Exchange server. Using Backup Excec v 8.6 rev 3808
For Instance the C: disk has not enabled compress drive to save disk space
On the other hand Backup Excec has enabled Hardware Compression.;
Device tab, properties for HP1, configuration tab. Hardware Compression is enabled
Have I understood it correctly that Backup Excec wil not compress data, unless I have enabled compress drive to save disk space on for instance the C: disk?
Will it help to compress drives. Would it Cause any problems, if so: which drives should be or not be compressed? What about M: or D:
Which Block size , buffer size , buffer count, high water count should I use? And why