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IVssSnapshotManagementGetMinDiffAreaSize Method

Returns the current minimum size of the shadow copy storage area.

Namespace:  Alphaleonis.Win32.Vss
Assembly:  AlphaVSS.Common (in AlphaVSS.Common.dll) Version: 1.4.0.0 (1.4.0.0)
Syntax
long GetMinDiffAreaSize()

Return Value

Type: Int64
The current minimum size of the shadow copy storage area.
Remarks

The shadow copy storage area minimum size is a per-computer setting. Prior to Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1), this was fixed at 100 MB. With Windows Server 2003 SP1, the shadow copy storage area has a minimum size of 300 MB and can be increased in 300 MB increments up to 3000 MB (3 GB). This setting is stored in the MinDiffAreaFileSize value of type REG_DWORD in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\VolSnap (the value is the size, in MB).

Note Note

Windows XP and Windows 2003: This method is not supported until Windows 2003 SP1.

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