ShadowStorage keeps changing it's own size.


  1.    28 Nov 2016 #1
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    ShadowStorage keeps changing it's own size.


    Is there a way to see which program keeps changing the ShadowStorage Maxsize to unbounded?

    It keeps filling up my hard drive and I have to reset it, but then it resets itself to unbounded. It was using 450 GB and I just lowered it to 100GB even though that's probably a little overkill. That particular drive is 600GB.

    Is there any way to figure out which program is doing this so I can stop it?

    Does something about Vista trigger this automatic reset?
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  2.    05 Mar 2017 #2
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    Re: ShadowStorage keeps changing it's own size.


    Well, nobody answered. It happened again, so I'll ask again. VSSADMIN keeps changing its size to UNBOUNDED. Is there an event log I can look up or something to see when this setting is getting changed and by which program?
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  3.    06 Mar 2017 #3
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    Re: ShadowStorage keeps changing it's own size.


    Are you setting it in CMD run as administrator with this command

    vssadmin Resize ShadowStorage /For=C: /On=C: /Maxsize=100GB
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  4.    11 Mar 2017 #4
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    Re: ShadowStorage keeps changing it's own size.


    Quote Originally Posted by ilikefree View Post
    Are you setting it in CMD run as administrator with this command

    vssadmin Resize ShadowStorage /For=C: /On=C: /Maxsize=100GB
    Yes, and after some time I get a notice that my Hard Drive is almost full. Then I check and it's set to UNBOUNDED again.

    Is there a log somewhere to see when it changes or what changed it?
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ShadowStorage keeps changing it's own size.

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