Not to worry. Both machines are in the same room, and saves to tape will
still occur.

Paul Nelson
Braxton-Reed, Inc.
877-777-2729 Office
630-327-8665 Cell
708-923-7354 Home
pnelson@braxton-reed.com
----- Original Message -----
From: "Chuck Morehead" <cbmorehead@nokuse.com>
To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
Sent: Monday, January 21, 2002 4:26 PM
Subject: Re: Automated backup to the IFS


> Paul,
>
> I think Leif's suggestion is a good one - preserves directory structure
and
> takes up less space.
>
> However, I want to caution you about a bad habit that can come of this set
> up.  (Not to say that this will happen to your client, but I have seen it
> happen to others.)  There is sometimes an impulse to stop doing tape
backups
> since you have this "hot site" backup.  And while the hot site backup may
be
> great for recovering from disk crashes; earthquakes, tornados, fires, and
> floods don't know not to destroy both systems...
>
> Chuck
>
> <snip>
> I've got a client (a construction company) who wants to use an old 400 for
a
> sort of "hot site" backup for his production 820.
> <snip>
>
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