[Box Backup] Deleting old snapshots
boxbackup at fluffy.co.uk
Tue Mar 29 22:35:22 BST 2005
Ben Summers wrote:
> On 29 Mar 2005, at 20:48, Richard Wallace wrote:
>> Hey guys,
>> Been using Box Backup in snapshot mode for a while now and I'm pretty
>> happy with it. Our backups are getting a little large and we really
>> only want to keep the data from the last 45 days. Is there a way to
>> remove snapshots older than a certain time?
> Have you tried setting the storage limits on the server to restrict how
> large the account can grow?
I did have a limit set but I've had to keep raising it, which is why I
asked the question.
> As yet, there is no way to specify exact rules over what data is kept on
> the server, but this will appear in a later version. At the moment it's
> "oldest data marked as deleted or an old version while the soft limit is
So, if I understand you correctly, when an account goes over the soft
limit the oldest data is deleted until the account is back under the
Any idea when we might expect a new version and what features are in the
works? I browsed around but don't see a CVS or SVN repo or a roadmap
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