Confluence on Windows Server creates a huge repository of daily zip files. Can this be controlled?

In Windows Server Confluence is automatically creating a folder of hundreds of GB with daily zip files at the path:

C:\Program Files\Atlassian\Application Data\Confluence\backups

Can these be configured to go to a separate drive so they don't keep filling up my boot volume? Do I need to keep all of these backups, or can I delete the older files? How can I reprogram this backup process.

 

I am already creating daily backups of my SQL databases in Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio.

 

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Perfect! Thank you. This is exactly what I was looking for but couldn't find.

Much appreciated.

Is it OK to delete the older backups, assuming that each one is complete, and not incremental. I don't need a roll-back capability, just a restore to the latest version.

Yes, all the zip files are complete backups, so you only need one. 

My paranoid mistrust of computers doing a perfect backup every time makes me instinctively keep the last 3 or 5 so I've got something just in case there is a glitch with the export, but yes, you should be absolutely fine with just the one.

Thank you. This answers my question.

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