Error EC8F17E5: Your recovery point location is running out of space. Please run the Cleanup Recovery Points task to free up some space.

Article:TECH142410  |  Created: 2010-10-21  |  Updated: 2014-05-16  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH142410
Article Type
Technical Solution



Issue



Backups show successful with error:

Error EC8F17E5: Your recovery point location is running out of space. Please run the Cleanup Recovery Points task to free up some space.
Error EBAB03F1: Not enough storage is available to complete the operation.


Error



Event Viewer shows following warning message:

 

Event Type: Warning
Event Source: Backup Exec System Recovery
Event Category: Medium Priority
Event ID: 100
Date: 
Time: 
User:  N/A
Computer: ***
Description:
Error EC8F17E5: Your recovery point location of x:\ is running out of space. Please run the Cleanup Recovery Points task to free up some space. Error ED800013: Operation cancelled by user. Error ED800016: The target disk is full. Error EBAB03F1: Not enough storage is available to complete this operation.

 


Cause



This occurs when the backup storage is set to be monitored on the destination.


Solution



1. Launch the Backup Exec System Recovery(BESR) console.

2. Navigate to the 'Tools' tab.

3. Click on 'Manage Backup destination'.

A window to 'Clean Up Recovery Points' pops up.

4. Click 'Cancel' to exit out of the screen.

The Manage Backup Destination Window opens up

 

5. On this window click on 'Settings'.

6. Increase the Threshold amount of disk space to use for backup storage.

 




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