I'm trying to run the following command:
Backup-SPFarm -Directory E:\Backups -BackupMethod full -Verbose
However it errors saying there isn't enough disk space... the backup will be about 1.8Gb in size, I have 27.52GB free, so why does it think I need 30Gb?
VERBOSE: Leaving BeginProcessing Method of Backup-SPFarm. VERBOSE: Performing operation "Backup-SPFarm" on Target "SHAREPOINTSERV". Backup-SPFarm : There is not enough disk space. Free additional space on your h ard disk and then try again. Approximate amount of space needed: 30.12 GB. Amou nt of space free on disk: 27.52 GB. At E:\Backups\Script\BackupSharePointFarm.ps1:3 char:14 + Backup-SPFarm <<<< -Directory E:\Backups -BackupMethod full -Verbose + CategoryInfo : InvalidData: (Microsoft.Share...mdletBackupFarm: SPCmdletBackupFarm) [Backup-SPFarm], SPException + FullyQualifiedErrorId : Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell.SPCmdletBackupFa rm VERBOSE: Leaving ProcessRecord Method of Backup-SPFarm. VERBOSE: Leaving EndProcessing Method of Backup-SPFarm.