• Subject: Re: Oops Restore
  • From: Evan Harris <spanner@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 05 Jan 2001 13:54:40 +1300


I used to save files at every month end to a "history" library so that 
users could run reports at a point in time using the volatile application 

One gotcha that I struck using this technique was that a well intentioned 
but fumble fingered operator ran the *normal* daily processing with the 
historical data in the library list.

This was not an experience I care to remember.

Evan Harris

>We do not have a test 400
>We do have a test environment & that was a possible target ... I did not want
>to restore all our files, just those essential to the reports too late to
>run, that would have been identified by the time of the planned restore.
> From security perspective, I planned to run the reports FOR the users
>involved, since I would have to be using one time modified copies of their
>programs anyway.

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