The backup hard drive does not have enough free space for the Server Backup Monitor

  • ID:  Microsoft.Windows.Server.Essentials.BackupTargetMediaFull
  • Description:  The backup hard drive does not have enough free space for the Server Backup
  • Target:  Windows Server Essentials
  • Enabled:  Yes

Operational States

Name State Description
FirstEventRaised Error  
SecondEventRaised Success  

Alert Details

Monitor State Message Priority Severity Auto Resolution
FirstEventRaised (Error) The backup hard drive does not have enough free space for the Server Backup Medium Critical Yes

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Summary

This monitor detects the following critical alert on the server that is monitored: The backup hard drive does not have enough free space for the Server Backup

Causes

The server that is monitored raised an critical alert.

Resolutions

The backup hard drive does not have enough free space for the Server Backup. Attach a larger backup hard drive and then select it as the backup destination, or remove folders or drives from the Server Backup to reduce its size.

To increase free space

1. Connect a larger hard drive to the server.

Note: If you choose to keep the existing number of items to backup, you must replace the existing hard drive with a larger hard drive. Adding an additional hard drive to Server Backup will not correct the problem.

2. Open the Dashboard.

3. Click Devices, and then click Customize Backup for the server.

4. In the Customize Server Backup Wizard, click Next, and then click Change Server Backup settings.

5. Clear the check box for the existing hard drive that is the current backup destination, and then select the new hard drive as the new backup destination.

6. Finish the wizard.

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