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Backup Windows Files

Veeam Logoby saschalf » Thu May 19, 2016 1:11 pm


i want to backup Windows files to tape. When the compression is enabled veeam doesn´t shrink the files.
We use A LTO 5 Tape loader and Windows Server 2008 R2.
When could be the cause?
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Re: Backup Windows Files

Veeam Logoby Shestakov » Thu May 19, 2016 1:42 pm

Hi Sascha and welcome to the community!
Could you tell us more about files you are copying? Which formats/sizes are there?
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Re: Backup Windows Files

Veeam Logoby v.Eremin » Mon May 23, 2016 11:04 am

Since you're using files to tape job, there is no compression coming from veeam backup and replication. The only option you have is to leverage compression provided by your tape device.

Kindly, check whether your device has this functionality and whether the hardware compression option is enabled in the tape job settings.

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