Re: [Networker] How big can an index grow?

2004-12-01 21:07:48
Subject: Re: [Networker] How big can an index grow?
From: Darren Dunham <ddunham AT TAOS DOT COM>
Date: Wed, 1 Dec 2004 18:07:11 -0800
> If you never run another full, how long will NetWorker continue to grow
> the client index? At what point will it force another full?

It won't force a full unless it doesn't think a full exists.

> Let's
> suppose you have a client with a 1 month browse period and you run a
> full, and then you just continue running incrementals and/or various
> level backups for the next couple of months?

You've got one full and a lot of dependencies.  All of which take space
in the indexes.

> I ask this because I thought I'd read that it's browse time 'plus one
> cycle' that's actually added on to the browse time, but if that's the
> case then seems you could go forever and NetWorker would be obligated to
> just keep expanding it? That doesn't seem right, though.

Why not?

Darren Dunham                                           ddunham AT taos DOT com
Senior Technical Consultant         TAOS  
Got some Dr Pepper?                           San Francisco, CA bay area
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