Configuring the free disk space threshold for backups 

Set a threshold for free disk space that must be available before a backup operation can start. Set up an alert for free disk space. Add a graph to your dashboard to visually monitor free disk space.

Set a threshold for free disk space that must be available before a backup operation can start. Ensuring there is sufficient free disk space helps prevent backup failures.

In addition to configuring the free disk space threshold for the backup service, set up alerts for free and used disk space. Add a graph to your dashboard to visually monitor free disk space.
  • To keep apprised of free disk space status, set up the Free Disk Space alert:Alerts > Manage Alerts > Add Alerts > Notify... Advanced > System > Free Disk Space (GB).
  • To monitor free disk space in a dashboard graph view: Click Add Graph > Add Metric > OS: Disk Free.

Procedure

  1. Click cluster name > Services.
  2. Click the Configure link for the Backup Service.
  3. Click the Settings tab.
  4. Click the Configure link for Disk Space Threshold.

    The Configure Disk Space Threshold dialog appears.

  5. Select Do not backup if free space is below % and enter the percentage of free space that must be available before a backup operation can start.
  6. Click Save.