Shadow Protect Backup Question
Posted on 2015-01-26
Hi, I have recently started at a new site where they are using Shadow Protect as their backup solution. Now I have used shadow protect in the past, but not be do continuous incrementals. From what I can see, they are doing 6 Monthly Full backups, followed by continuous incrementals (about 4 per day). These are then managed by Image Manager which is suppose to collapse the images down. Now when I started the backup volume had already run out of room, and they were deleting the incremental backups from this folder, I would assume this would break the chain? However, the image manager is configured to collapse the images down, and copy the collapsed files to a subfolder. I don't believe they have been deleting data from this location, only the original backup locaiton which contains the Full backup. So my question is, is there a recoverable backup set still, or have they broken the chain and it all useless? I am thinking the best course of action is to run a full backup and start a new chain of incrementals?