This solution applies to the Barracuda Backup Service.
Barracuda Backup Service data plans are billed based on the total amount of data currently backed up offsite at the compressed and de-duplicated rate. When the storage limit is reached, the plan is automatically increased to meet the data requirements and billed at the new level.
Notifications are sent when the data storage limit is
reached. You must elect to receive Offsite
Backup Over-Usage notifications from the Account > Email Notifications page on the Barracuda Backup Web
There are several things you can do to address data
plan over usage:
less data to be backed up.
retention policies. Modifying a retention policy timeline will purge
historic file revisions and thus free up storage space. Refer to Solution
to a larger data plan. Upgrading to a larger plan makes sense when the
cost of the larger plan is less expensive than paying for the current
plan, plus overage charges. Refer to Solution #00003985 for details on sizing your data
plan. Contact your Barracuda Networks Sales Associate for details.
data to be backed up locally only. This will remove the data from the off
site location, thus reducing the off site data plan usage.
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