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Remove "identical" backups

Discussion in 'Backup / Archive Discussion' started by morgoth, Jul 3, 2017.

  1. morgoth

    morgoth Newcomer

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    Hi,

    I have a gpfs cluster I take backup off. To prevent archive worthy files to be changed I have set the files to immutable. The problem with this is of cause tsm have to backup all of the files again (tens of millions). Is there a way find out if the active and inactive backup have the same file content? Some sort of checksum? I could look at the file size, but I hope for some thing better. This way I can delete the inactive backup.
     
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