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Acronis Backup 11.7 Incremental backup

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Hi please, is possible view content any incremental backup without previous backups ?
(for example : attached image daily incremental backup with no change files few days)

 

Very thanks for answer

Vaclav

 

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Hello Václav

welcome to the Acronis forum!

As I understand, you have created several backups of one file. The file never changed, so you are thinking of deleting all precious backups (=versions of the file) to free up some space and leave only the last incremental backup. Please correct me if I am wrong. 

Generally, it is not recommended deleting any incremental backup from the chain. The reason is that full and consecutive incremental backups are connected with each other. Deleting one of them may lead to corruption of the rest of the chain. E.g., if the first backup is a full one; and other 10 are incremental, deleting of the 5th incremental backup may lead to inconsistency of 6-10 backups. If you delete a full backup, the whole chain becomes corrupted. 

The proper solution would be setting up retention rules or deleting (=consolidating) the backups in the backup console (not in Windows Explorer). You can find more information on it in the article

I hope I could answer your question. If you have additional questions, please let me know.