caffreys_col

PI archives and backups - what can I delete?

Discussion created by caffreys_col on Jun 26, 2020

I have recently had to request that our PI server be allocated more disk space (its a VM) because the size of the backup archive folder has got so large. To get away from this could I delete the oldest backup archives and rely on the server/VM backups performed by our IT group to recover them if needed. I would still allow the PI backup routine to back up the last 4 archives as per the standard bat file, but delete the oldest archives from this directory. 

 

I appreciate I'm putting my faith into IT server backups, but I can't keep on requesting increases in disk space if we have full system backups which have everything I need anyway.

 

All thoughts/opinions/recommendations welcome!

 

Thanks

 

Col

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