CiscoWorks LMS Backup Failed - Insufficient Disk Space

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Aug 15th, 2010

Hello,

I am experiencing backup failure on the LMS 3.2. Following is the message

Backup failed on 2010/08/14 at 23:11:11. REASON: Insufficient disk space on backup destination volume. Available Space is 65367892Kb and required space for backup is 78515097Kb.

Could you please assist as to why is 78GB of space required for the backup. The total size of main CiscoWorks folder 'CSCOpx' is only 33GB.

How can I identify which processes, folders are occupying more space thereby increasing the backup capacity. Also, are the previous backups, backed up again on subsequent runs. Please assist.

Thanks.

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Joe Clarke Sun, 08/15/2010 - 09:17

The LMS backup destination partition needs twice the space the backup will take (plus 10%) to copy out the files first before archiving them in the backup.  Therefore, if the CSCOpx directory is 33 GB, your backup partition will require around 72 GB of free space.

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