Archive has reached the maximum size while archiving project RRS feed

  • Question

  •  Dear all,

    I'm using vss 2005. Today, when backup project, I am getting following error:

    Archive has reached the maximum size. Aborting archive operation. Finished backups 

    I did arichive project use vss tool :

    1. On the Archive menu of Visual SourceSafe Administrator, click Archive Project.

    2. In the Archive wizard, select the project(s) to archive, and click OK.......

    The project size is about 1,8GB.

    Please suggest.

    Thursday, June 18, 2015 10:00 AM

All replies

  • This probably isn't what you want to hear, but seriously, a 1.8GB VSS db? I can't believe you've that far. You *need* to get away from that ASAP. We nick-named that Source-(un)safe cause it would corrupt so often. There are so many better alternatives all with conversions tools from VSS.

    Monday, June 22, 2015 7:01 AM