Re: [Networker] Two types of backups for clients

2004-12-12 08:59:34
Subject: Re: [Networker] Two types of backups for clients
From: Stan Horwitz <stan AT TEMPLE DOT EDU>
Date: Sun, 12 Dec 2004 08:58:49 -0500
On Sun, 12 Dec 2004, Diane Rolland wrote:

>I have recently implemented Legato 7.1.2 on 5 servers in our environment.
>I am using the Default Schedule and Pool.  Everything seems to be working
>fine, and I am getting my Full and Incremental backups.
>Now, I want to introduce a second backup that will perform a Full backup
>on the 1st of the month and write to a separate tape that will then be
>removed from the tape Library and retained as a permanent Monthly tape.
>What is the best approach to setting up this second backup type?  It is
>best to just set up another set of clients assigned to another group with
>a different Schedule and Pool?  Or is there some feature (Cloning,
>Archiving) that would be better?
>I want to keep it simple.

Set up a new group for the client in question, add the client to
that group and set its schedule for a monthly full backup. If your
NetWorker server has more than one tape drive, you can clone the
full backup's savesets to another tape for off-site storage.

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