System Volume Information Filling with Files
Posted on 2009-04-08
My server's hard drive is filling up!
I have SBS 2003 installed and noticed that my data partition (Drive D) is filling up. I had no idea where the space was going until I granted admin access to the Sys Vol Info folder in drive D and found 115GB of files in there. They range in size from 50MB to 1.5GB and are created every day since 12/1/2008. They usually occur at a particular time - timestamps started at 10PM, changed to 12AM in January, and then to 1AM in March. However, there are also sometimes files that are created during the day at random times. For reference, the only backup software installed is called LiveVault - it is an online service.
The files are all named with what looks like a GUID ending in:
Although I first thought it was some sort of intrusion, anti virus, anti rootkit, anti malware programs reveal nothing.
I am looking to figure out what is causing this growth and how to stop it. Any suggestions on where to go from here?