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When I first started in my position a year ago, I was able to place all of the data on one backup tape. Now I have to use 3. The data hasn't really increased, since most users are actively deleting unused data. What could be the issue?
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Gary ColtharpSr. Systems Engineer
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Overwrite policy?

You might erase the tapes before you run a backup to see if it is keeping multiple backup sets on each tape
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If you are using 3 tapes instead of 1, the data *has* increased. Email is one big source of increase. For the rest, get a copy of Treesize Pro (Jam Software) and install it. Treesize will sort your folders for you and let you know where the data is. ... Thinkpads_User

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Didn't get a solution, but got some good tips.
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Thanks. I was happy to help out with ideas. .... Thinkpads_User

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