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 firstname.lastname@example.org ----- Original Message ----- From: "Chuck Morehead" <email@example.com> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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> > > _______________________________________________ > This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) mailing list > To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com > To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, > visit: http://lists.midrange.com/cgi-bin/listinfo/midrange-l > or email: MIDRANGE-Lemail@example.com > Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives > at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l. > >
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