Solved

Windows 2008 Backup Software

Posted on 2011-03-24
3
408 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-14
Hello,

I use Windows 2008 Backup Sotware on  a dedicated USB 1To disk drive. The USB drive is formatted by Windows 2008 backup and does not appear in "my computer"
Everythink works file, Restores also is OK

THe problem is that my USB disk is almost full.
Is it possible to erase old backups?  (there are more than 100 backups)
If not I should replace the USB drive by a new one, do I have to reconfigure all my backups or just switch physically to the new drive ?
Would it be possible to re-connect to old drive to restore from the old USB drive ?

Thank you
0
Comment
Question by:gadsad
3 Comments
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:Le_Rocca
ID: 35207295
Dear Gadsad ,

You can delete a few old backups , if you configure your backup again you can set it to keep a maximum of backups.

It would be possiable to restore from your old usb drive.

Your hdd doesnt show in ''my computer'' ?

If you have anyway question pleaze let me know.

Greetings,

Le_Rocca
0
 
LVL 11

Accepted Solution

by:
sighar earned 500 total points
ID: 35208113
From Technet:

"Automatic disk usage management.
After you configure a disk for a scheduled backup, Windows Server Backup automatically manages the disk usage—you do not need to be concerned about running out of disk space after repeated backups. Windows Server Backup will automatically reuse the space of older backups when creating new backups. The management tool displays the backups that are available and the disk usage information."
Source: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc770266(WS.10).aspx

So you shouldn't have to worry about your disk space.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:gadsad
ID: 35222451
thank you
0

Featured Post

Backup Solution for AWS

Read about how CloudBerry Backup fully integrates your backups with Amazon S3 and Amazon Glacier to provide military-grade encryption and dramatically cut storage costs on any platform.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

The Delta outage: 650 cancelled flights, more than 1200 delayed flights, thousands of frustrated customers, tens of millions of dollars in damages – plus untold reputational damage to one of the world’s most trusted airlines. All due to a catastroph…
A procedure for exporting installed hotfix details of remote computers using powershell
This tutorial will give a short introduction and overview of Backup Exec 2012 and how to navigate and perform basic functions. Click on the Backup Exec button in the upper left corner. From here, are global settings for the application such as conne…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of configuring basic necessities in order to use the 2010 version of Data Protection Manager. These include storage, agents, and protection jobs. Launch Data Protection Manager from the deskt…

726 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question