Re: [Networker] 2 Questions

2005-04-01 03:01:36
Subject: Re: [Networker] 2 Questions
From: Matt Musgrove <matt.musgrove AT THALES-IS DOT COM>
Date: Fri, 1 Apr 2005 08:40:30 +0100
Hi Ron,

Ron Short wrote:

> All,
> I have a couple of questions:
> Over the last 3 years we have been backing up a number of systems
> (clients).  Recently we have decommissioned a couple of those systems.
> If I deleted the clients from the current Networker configuration, how
> hard will it be to restore files corresponding to those clients or will
> this not be possible?  Is it best just to "disable" those clients?

You can safely delete the client and reuse the license if required.  The
information for the client in the media database is kept.  If you later want to
do a restore you can add the client back if you have enough free licenses.

> Also I have been only using 2 pools, the default pool and one other.  I
> know want to move to using 3 different pools.  If I make the changes to
> reflect the new pools, how difficult will it be to restore files that
> have been being backed up to the current polls.  What would be the best
> way to migrate to the use of the 3 new pools, but still be able to
> restore from the current tapes.

It doesn't matter which pool is used so need to worry about this.


> thanks
> --
> Ron Short                                       email: short AT sgi DOT com
> Solutions Architect                             office: 651/683-5680
> SGI Professional Services                       fax: 651/683-5288

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