[Veritas-bu] NBU 5.1: Disk staging causing heavy fragmentation
ewilts at ewilts.org
Tue Feb 19 15:56:00 CST 2008
On Feb 19, 2008 12:37 PM, Tony T. <rollthebones at gmail.com> wrote:
> Has anyone heard of this issue? I have an environment where NBU 5.1 (plans
> to get to 6.5.1 are in the works) is backing up to disk then staging to
> The admins tell me that the area where the backups are going gets very
> fragmented after each backup. It is a Windows box, using NTFS.
It's NTFS and you're creating and deleting a lot of files on the volume so
of course it will fragment. Either defragment the volume or set the minimum
threshold lower so that more files get deleted when the cleanup process runs
to reduce the fragmentation.
Ed Wilts, Mounds View, MN, USA
mailto:ewilts at ewilts.org
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