• Subject: Re: Save while active?
  • From: John Earl <johnearl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 02 May 2000 10:16:33 -0700
  • Organization: The PowerTech Group

Eric Kempter wrote:
> One drawback is that if your save comes across an object with an exclusive
> lock, you will not be able to save the object.  This is especially
> pertinent in 24 X 7 shops.  It also is not a viable complete backup
> solution.

They're NOT??????

I'm shocked to hear this (as the IBM storage management team would
be, I'm sure), can you supply any details? 

I know of a number of shops that are using SWA to completely back
up their systems, and I'd be interested in knowing the details of
any downside.  


John Earl                               johnearl@400security.com
The PowerTech Group                     206-575-0711
PowerLock Network Security              www.400security.com
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