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(VMX) Support Tip: Backup Fails With "Not Enough Space" Message On External USB Hard Disk

(VMX) Support Tip: Backup Fails With "Not Enough Space" Message On External USB Hard Disk

Error:

[6080] 22.06.2016 15:32:26 [ERROR] [2583004] Not enough space on target path "E:\SambaServer\2016-06-22-144759" in order to perform the backup. (free space 27.879.129.088 bytes, requested space 249.741.508.750 bytes)
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[6080] 22.06.2016 15:32:44 [ERROR] [2583004] BackupExecutor: Not enough space in order to perform the backup. (free space 27.879.129.088 bytes, requested space 249.741.508.750 bytes)
[6080] 22.06.2016 15:32:44 [ERROR] [2583004] Perform Backup exception: Not enough space in order to perform the backup. (free space 27.879.129.088 bytes, requested space 249.741.508.750 bytes)

Cause:

The external USB HDD connected to the VMX server was formatted with FAT32 type. A FAT32 partition cannot be created that is larger than 32GB. A file cannot be transferred to a FAT32 partition if the file is larger than 4GB. Because of which the VM backups were failing.

E:\ - USB-HDD , format: FAT32, type: Fixed, root: , space: 907323277312/999958085632

Fix:

Format the external USB HDD with NTFS type.