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O365 mail backup distribution

  • 19 September 2023
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Hello,

we have configured O365 mailbackups to one of our virtual machine disks which would be almost full in few weeks from now.
We don’t want to shorten retention period (it’s 1 year and its our policy to keep it this long) so we would like to ask if its possible to somehow distribute/divide backups to separate disks? 
Or easiest way would be to attach new disk and reconfigure backup location (backup destination in plan settings)?


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The best would be add mount paths to the existing disk library.

 how to -Storage - Disk - < select the Disk library > -Backup locations - Add 
https://documentation.commvault.com/search?q=how%20to%20add%20more%20storage%20&oem=commvault&majorVersion=11&minorVersion=32&site=expert#q=Add%20Disk%20Storage&t=All&sort=relevancy&f:commonsource=[Educational%20Videos]

You may also disable the backup location for further backups - this will put the existing mount path in read-only mode and continue running backups on the new Mount path.
 
 


Please note: All the Mount path should be online for restore/Recall services

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@JustasZ Here are the docs for commcell console method to just add a mount path

https://documentation.commvault.com/2023e/expert/9360_adding_mount_path.html

 

However important note to keep here is tO365 mailbox data retention is not storage policy but message level.

https://documentation.commvault.com/2023e/expert/28891_creating_exchange_retention_policies.html

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