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Migrated Jobs From Desktop no Longer follow Retention Rules on SPX
I migrated from Desktop to SPX around 10 days ago, which automatically imported my two backup jobs. These jobs were setup to delete all prior backups (full image and incremental) on two internal drives before beginning a new full image backup every two weeks. The deletions are not occurring which is causing the backup jobs to fail.
SPX is installed on a home PC running Windows 10 64 bit. There are two primary drives, a 1TB system SSD and a 4TB data HDD. The 1TB drive is backed up to an internal 1.5TB HDD and the 4TB HDD is backed up to another internal 4TB HDD. The 1TB system drive is at 80% capacity and the 4TB data drive is at 70% capacity. There are individual backup jobs for both drives and both are set to full images every 14 days and incremental backups every 12 hours. These setting have been in use for over three years under Desktop without issue.
Last night, the first full image backup was scheduled under SPX and it failed with the following error:
Backup "E Drive Backup" on NewDesktop failed backing up to F:\ (F:\). I/O error.
Examining drive “F” reveals that all the prior backups are still there and there is 1TB of free space which is not enough to contain another full image.
The imported jobs have the same retention settings under SPX that were automatically setup by the migration. The retention radio button is set to “Keep only recent images” and the retention number is set to “1” under “Retain X most recent image sets”. The sub setting “Perform deletions before a full backup” is checked but the entire line is greyed out. I can get the sub setting to become active by raising the retain number from “1” to “2” or higher. However, dropping it back down to “1” causes the sub setting to again be greyed out, but this time, it is no longer checked.
How do I get these jobs to perform in the same manner that they did under Desktop?