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LUN size best practice

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What is better practice for lun sizing for a Veeam backup target if all storage is on the same SAN, one large lun or multiple smaller luns?

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One large LUN, otherwise too much wasted space collectively across multiple LUNs. Not to mention that small targets are calling for all those additional management headaches - you would have to be carefully sizing backup jobs, watching backup size constantly to prevent overfill, etc.

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This is because Windows only does file level locking and not lun level?

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Sorry, I was already updating the post above with more details while you typed this.
Sure, locking is file level with NTFS.

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