Rotate Backups

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I’m using a RHEL7 box as an FTP server for NSX backups for two managers.  One is on 6.4.4 and the other is 6.4.6.  What’s the best approach to rotating out backups?  Right now I’m doing it the old fashioned way of periodically checking disk space on the RHEL box.  Would logrotate get this done or is there a better approach?  The problem with my method is if I get busy and don’t  check on it the next thing  I know backups are failing because the partition filled up. 

 

Also, what  is best practice for the frequency of backups?  We’re doing daily which seems a little excessive to me.

 

Thanks for any wisdom you can impart!

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