05/28/2019 146 views

I just setup the offboard backup a few days ago, but I'm already realizing that the drive is going to fill up quickly with backups.  In another post, I saw that it is okay to manually delete the files.  I see that there are base and incremental backup files.  Before I just start deleting things, I want to make sure that the incremental backups include everything since the last base, so I only have to keep the last base and last incremental backups.

Also, how often are the base backups created?

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To restore you need the incremental file and the corresponding base file.
So yes, every incremental contains the changes since the last base backup (and yes, it is a differential not an incremental backup) 
the Base contains all files which rarely change and the incremental all regulary changing files.

The base is created once a week
Answered 05/28/2019 by: Nico_K
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fulls occur once a week on my SMA offboard

Answered 05/28/2019 by: SMal.tmcc
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