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Sharepoint Farm backup error RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    I am gettting below error when i try for FARM backup.

    Actual backup size is around 15GB only but its asking for 183GB, y is it so?

    You must specify a folder for the backup files.
    There is not enough disk space. Free additional space on your hard disk and then try again. Approximate amount of space needed: 183.52 GB. Amount of space free on disk: 159.82 GB.

     

    Regards,

    Hari

    Sunday, July 25, 2010 6:39 AM

Answers

  • There are some packing/unpacking jobs involved that work with temporary space on the system so additional space is normally required to facilitate the backup.  I find it very strange that it is trying to take up that much though if there really is only 15GB of content. 
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    • Marked as answer by Stanfford Liu Saturday, July 31, 2010 9:28 AM
    Sunday, July 25, 2010 3:31 PM