What's your idea of a bare metal save? One that can restore individual
files or one that is limited to restoring the server as a whole?

A SAN wasn't the only option I presented.

BTW, I remember the term now that I was looking for in SANs: FlashCopy.
Not that you're interested in this but some links:
http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/iseries/v7r1m0/topic/rzaue/rzaueflashcopy.htm
BRMS flashcopy support
http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/iseries/v7r1m0/topic/brms/flashcpy.htm


Rob Berendt




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