[SOLVED] Synced datastores between servers discrepancy


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Dec 5, 2017

I have 2 PBS server with 2 datastores each. Every datastore is synced to the other server like so


From my understanding, both servers should have the same used space since they both hold the same data ?

Right now Server 1 is holding twice the amount of data than Server 2

Server 1:
Screen Shot 2021-06-22 at 10.46.39 AM.png

Server 2:
Screen Shot 2021-06-22 at 10.46.26 AM.png

Is there a reason for this ? The content (and amount of backups) is the same on both sides. Is this related to the dedup ?

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You need to run the garbage collect task. I assume you have already done that?
I have a garbage collector task where the source datasource reside only. Is this the right way to do it ? I was under the impression that since we sync the original datastore, the changes from the garbage collector would also follow to the remote datastore


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