[SOLVED] Unable to prune


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Dec 11, 2014
Hi all

I have set up a few days ago a PBS and configured backup tasks from my proxmox servers. After a few days I have setup a prune schedule and run garbage collector however I see no decrease in the occupied storage. Is there a way to tell if the pruning was successful? Do I need to perform any other task to free up the space on the hard-drive?

Below a screen with my schedule and evolution of storage.forum.jpg

Sollte so passen. Er macht gerade nichts, weil du die Tage und Monate behältst und du erst seit paar tagen Backups.
So I'm still not able to configure pruning.
The config is below:

Here is what I found on the server. It seems that it is ignoring the config and it is keeping all the versions (one / day).
Any ideas?

Thank you

you might want to play around with https://pbs.proxmox.com/docs/prune-simulator/ a bit ;)
Great resource, Fabian! I was able to troubleshoot my Pruning and garbage collector.
The first option (keep last x) was a little bit confusing for me because it specifies a separate number of versions to be kept except those specified by daily, weekly etc. So those versions are on top of those daily, weekly etc.

Thanks again!

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