I just run a scheduled task after every backup (or add this to the task that
runs the backup) that executes a .cmd file that cleans up files older then X
days on the server where the backup is located, ie:
REM Backup file directory
REM Purge backups older than 21 days
cd /D %BACKUP_DIR%
Forfiles /D -21 /M *.bkp /C "cmd /c del @file"
Note that "X" is 21 days in the above example and the backup path will need
> A win8k server which is part of sbs 2003 domain is configured to run
> backup to disk via windows server backup. Problem is that disk (1TB)
> has run out of space. There seem to be 11 copies as per backup
> console. Is there a way to configure backup to delete old copies as
> the space needs require? What is the solution from here to create
> some space on disk?
> Many Thanks