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    VM Backup does not shrink even after deleting large files

    Hello community, I hope you are having a great time I have virtual machines with Windows Server 2022, the backups of the virtual machines were around 12GB. I did a test copying large files to the virtual machine and indeed the size of the backup file grew. I deleted them again and made the...
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    Big size of backup file

    Good day, I have VM with 120 Gb virtual disk: Guest operating system (ubuntu linux 12.04 Lts) use only 3,4Gb of disk storage. But backup file of VM is 26Gb! (with LZO compression) If I use gzip type compression size of backup file is 17,5Gb How to reduce size of backup file? Why backup file...


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