[thelist] MSSQL backups not being deleted by scheduled job

Anthony Baratta Anthony at Baratta.com
Fri Apr 28 14:25:08 CDT 2006

Canfield, Joel wrote:
> I have two databases where the scheduled job isn't deleting old backups
> even though I've checked the happy little box.
> Am I safe to manually delete backups other than the current one? I
> realize we need to keep enough backups/transaction logs to  rebuild if
> necessary, but we've got four months of data taking up 100GB of space.

Nuke'm. They are stand alone files not attached to any service.

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