Ok, so basically you have a separate server to blow things on. Ok, I took it a step simpler and have a spare pair of HDDs for the RAID mirror. I pull out the production ones and put in the blanks and give it a try. Now, my problem though, is large data arrays. I have a server that has a 200GB RAID array on it. Granted I could set up a cheapo box with a 200 GB IDE drive to simulate. Think that is a good idea? ----- Original Message ----- From: "Walden H. Leverich III" <WaldenL@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> To: "'PC Technical Discussion for iSeries Users'" <pctech@xxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Monday, November 10, 2003 10:27 AM Subject: RE: [PCTECH] how to back up a small PC network? > >SO do you just blow out the drives and restore form tape and see what > happens? > > Yup! (Not on the production machines, but on lab machines) It's the only way > to know for sure that you've got it right. Also, a lab setup is ideal for > understanding new technology and testing things you hope you never have to > do (like authoritative active directory restores) > > -Walden > > > ------------ > Walden H Leverich III > President > Tech Software > (516) 627-3800 x11 > (208) 692-3308 eFax > WaldenL@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > http://www.TechSoftInc.com > > Quiquid latine dictum sit altum viditur. > (Whatever is said in Latin seems profound.) > _______________________________________________ > This is the PC Technical Discussion for iSeries Users (PcTech) mailing list > To post a message email: PcTech@xxxxxxxxxxxx > To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, > visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/pctech > or email: PcTech-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx > Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives > at http://archive.midrange.com/pctech.
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