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Change External disk backup

Veeam Logoby chapsteph » Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:16 am

HI,

We need to change our externals disk backup by bigger disks.
There is a procedure for that ?
Or just copy the old disks on news disks ?
Thank you
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Re: Change External disk backup

Veeam Logoby Dima P. » Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:34 am

Hello and welcome to the community chapsteph.

If the question is in rebuilding the repository, then yes you can migrate all the content to a newer disk and then point your backup job to a new repository. You should also perform job mapping to continue the existing backup chains.
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Re: Change External disk backup

Veeam Logoby chapsteph » Tue Apr 10, 2018 11:41 am

Hi,

OK thank you, it's necessary to make a new repository.
The old repository can't take in account the new disks ?

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Re: Change External disk backup

Veeam Logoby chapsteph » Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:04 pm

Hi,

Anyone can confirm that is needed to make a new repository ?
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Re: Change External disk backup

Veeam Logoby foggy » Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:14 pm

Provided path to the target folder doesn't change, you do not need to create a new repository. Just copy existing files to a bigger disk and you're good to go.
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Re: Change External disk backup

Veeam Logoby chapsteph » Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:25 pm

ok thank you very much
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