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Re: calculating backup size

Veeam Logoby foggy » Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:41 am

Then you'll have to set the regular backup copy job retention to a minimum value of 2 restore points and specify 2 weekly ones in GFS section. In this case you will have total of 3 fulls (2 weekly, 1 regular) and one increment.
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Re: calculating backup size

Veeam Logoby barrell » Thu May 25, 2017 5:55 pm

Hi Guy's

Can someone help me out please, I'm trying to use the tool at http://rps.dewin.me/ to do the following;

Weekly backup on a Sunday only (backup change data only) with 1 restore point. The tool will only let me select "Interval Daily"..

I have reletivly low impact linux box's that do not need daily backups and I canot seem to get the tool to work like this (am I missing something)?



Also if I have a Veeam Backup Proxy running on a Windows VM is it possible to back this up?
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Re: calculating backup size

Veeam Logoby foggy » Fri May 26, 2017 4:25 pm

Seems the tools doesn't allow for less frequent backups, but the interval value doesn't affect the space required for the entire backup chain, anyway. You always will have just a single full backup in the repository (not recommended approach, btw, since one day you might find yourself without any valid restore point).

Yes, backup proxy VM can be backed up, though with some limitations.
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[MERGED] Veeam and Data Domain

Veeam Logoby fabio0775 » Wed Feb 21, 2018 3:16 pm

Hi Guys,
I need estimated the space needed for a Veeam Backup Infrastructure.
How can i sizing the necessary space on my Data Domain? Any idea?


Thank You


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Re: calculating backup size

Veeam Logoby foggy » Wed Feb 21, 2018 3:40 pm

Hi Fabio, please review this thread for considerations on sizing the backup repository as well as the tools that can help in doing this.
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