[Box Backup] deleted files

Nigel Marsh boxbackup at fluffy.co.uk
Tue Nov 9 14:28:58 GMT 2004


I have just tried to recover a file that was deleted on Friday.  I went to 
find the file but it was nowhere to be found ( ls -d ). There is lots of 
backup space left allocated on the server so, I assumed that the deleted file 
would still be available.  

My question is, do files deleted on the client get deleted on the server 
before the allocated space is eaten up and rotation of the backed up files 
begins? If so, is there anyway to adjust how long deleted files are kept ?

If files are kept until rotated due to lack of space I must assume that this 
person had the file in a different location. 

I have started an experiment by deleting a couple of unrequired files and will 
watch them to see how long they last but, if I could get an answer from 
someone on the list that knows about this then it would be very much 



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