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I am backing up an SQL database with an SQL Management Studio 2005 Maintenance plan. I can't figure out how to configure it so that it doesn't fill up my backup folder and consequently my disk. I have to manually go in and delete old backups. Is there a retention setting or overwrite option that I am missing?
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Jim - understood.

Look into the "Define Maintenance Clean Up" page of the task. You can choose a certain file type and how long to keep files.
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Thank you. Exactly what I needed
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