Compress backups after the fact ??

Discussion in 'Acronis True Image Product Line' started by txolson, Oct 1, 2006.

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  1. txolson

    txolson Registered Member

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    I initially created my full & incremental backups w/o compression.... Can I compress them now via Acronis True Image? some other method?

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    That wouldn't be a good idea. TI won't do it, and a third party compression would make any recovery much more difficult. First, you'd have to uncompress in a Windows environment, and then you'd be able to restore.

    Just use compression for future backups. After a while these old backups will not be useful and can be deleted.
     
  3. foghorne

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    Or you could just store them on compressed filesystem.

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    How reliable the compressin is during TI backup? Sarutaro
     
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