Backup to disk(B2D) files are larger than the specified size in the backup to disk folder properties when writing to a Dell SPO DL2200 virtual disk array

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During backup to a backup to disk (B2D) storage folder on a Dell SPO (Storage Provisioning Option) DL2200 appliance, The corresponding BKF/B2D files that are created or overwritten can grow larger then the specified size limit on the backup to disk folder. This does not cause a backup failure, however this may cause the media server to report that the backup to disk folder is low or out of disk space.



Symantec Corporation has acknowledged that the above-mentioned issue is present in the current version(s) of the product(s) mentioned in this article. Symantec Corporation is committed to product quality and satisfied customers.

This issue is currently under investigation by Symantec Corporation. Pending the outcome of the investigation, this issue may be resolved by way of a patch or hotfix in current or future revisions of the software. However, this particular issue is not currently scheduled for any release.  If you feel this issue has a direct business impact for you and your continued use of the product, please contact your Symantec Sales representative or the Symantec Sales group to discuss these concerns. 

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Applies To


Backup Exec 2010 R3
Dell DL2200 Appliance


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