Difference between two backups

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Difference between two backups

Postby mulch » Thu Mar 23, 2017 8:18 pm

Hi @ all,

I make a backup from our data server every day and most of the time there are only small jumps but at least i had a big jump ...
at 10.03. the backup was 68gb and on the 11.03. 152gb!

is it possible to check whats different between the two backups?
Backuptype: File Archiving

thx 4 your help,
M.
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Re: Difference between two backups

Postby Stuart » Fri Mar 24, 2017 1:20 pm

Hi there,

Thanks for posting on our forum.

Are you sure you're not running a full and incremental backups? Typically this is the reason why there are large differences between backups.
The only way to compare the two files is to use a file comparison tool - there are many available online that should help you figure out what difference there is.
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