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Agents and Components Requiring Additional Disk Space

If your environment contains any of the following agents or components, your job results directory may require more disk space than what is calculated in Job Results Directory Disk Space Calculation.

If multiple jobs are running at the same time, the job results directory must have enough space for all concurrent jobs.

Agent or Component Feature or Option Disk Space Requirements for the Job Results Directory Notes Additional Information
Microsoft SharePoint SharePoint agent backup and SharePoint agent restore Variable: As large as the backed up and restored data   System Requirements - SharePoint Server iDataAgent
Microsoft SQL Server Restoring from a secondary copy with the combined stream option Variable: As large as the restored data You can configure a different location for the staging folder. Configuring Data Streams for Backups Using the SQL Server Agent
Instant Application Recovery Variable: 15% of the size of the source database   Creating a Clone Environment for the MySQL Server
Backing up Analysis Services databases Variable: As large as the backed up data You can configure a different location for the staging folder. Backing Up SQL Databases
Microsoft Windows File System Block-Level Backup: Live Browse 10 GB You can configure a different location for the staging folder. Block-Level Restores
Linux/UNIX File System Block-Level Backup: Live Browse Variable: As large as the restore data You can configure a different location for the staging folder. Configuring Live Browse on AIX and Linux
Oracle Instant Application Recovery Variable: 15% of the size of the source database   Instant Application Recovery
PostgreSQL Instant Application Recovery Variable: 15% of the size of the source database   Creating a Clone Environment for the PostgreSQL Server
Virtualization (select hypervisors) Block-Level Live Browse 20 GB   Live Browse and Metadata Collection
Virtualization (Amazon)
  • Conversion to Amazon
  • Full VM restore using proxy that is not on Amazon
Variable: As large as the size of the largest virtual machine being converted to Amazon   Converting Virtual Machines to Amazon

Restoring Full Instances

Virtualization (VMware) Granular Recovery Variable: At least 2 percent of the total amount of data being backed up   Enabling or Disabling Backups with Granular Recovery
Virtualization (VMware) Live Recovery of VMs The larger of the following:
  • 20 GB
  • Variable: 15% of the VM size (the sum of the sizes of all VMDKs for the VM)
You can configure a different location for the 3dfs cache. Restoring Virtual Machines with Live Recovery
Virtualization (VMware) Live Mount The larger of the following:
  • 20 GB
  • Variable: 15% of the VM size (the sum of the sizes of all VMDKs for the VM) plus the expected size of writes to VMDKs during the live mount operation
You can configure a different location for the 3dfs cache. Running a Virtual Machine Using Live Mount
Virtualization (VMware)

Virtualization (Hyper-V)

Live Sync Variable: When the Live Sync job is processing, the state file is stored   Live Sync Replication for VMware

Live Sync Replication for Microsoft Hyper-V

Web Server Web Console: Downloading, uploading, and previewing files Variable: As large as the data being downloaded, uploaded, and previewed   Downloading and Uploading Files in the Web Console
Workflow FILE_PICKER control type Variable: As large as the files users upload to send into the workflow   FILE_PICKER Control Type