Deleting unused or repeat backup files.

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Deleting unused or repeat backup files.

Postby JimmyR » Wed Jul 06, 2016 6:06 pm

Hi Folks.

I've been using FBackup for a while now. When I initially set it up, I did not select the option to delete the old backup before starting the new one.

As a result, I have a massive (over a terabyte) folder using up most of my storage space. When I go into the FBackup Folder, I am not permitted to delete the older files.

How do I clean up the folder to make space?

Thanks in anticpation

Adrian (Softland)
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Re: Deleting unused or repeat backup files.

Postby Adrian (Softland) » Fri Jul 15, 2016 10:18 am


What is the backup type you use in FBackup: Full or Mirror?
Both Full and Mirror types will keep only the latest version of the backup.
If you cannot manually delete files from destination, there could be a permission issue which explains why FBackup was not able to also delete the old backups.

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