Re: [Networker] NSR 7.4.5 Entire Catalog dump to text file...????

2012-01-19 07:35:20
Subject: Re: [Networker] NSR 7.4.5 Entire Catalog dump to text file...????
From: Davina Treiber <Davina.Treiber AT PEEVRO.CO DOT UK>
Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2012 12:34:47 +0000
On 18/01/12 23:20, Dennis Peacock wrote:
> Please allow me to paint a better picture here:
> Customer Fuzzy has several Legator masters backing up several clients.
> Customer Fuzzy decides that it's time to downsize and retire 8 clients from 
> one master server, Master-B and also retire Master-B.
> Due to a requirement of law for a 7 year retention, 
> Customer Fuzzy has to have a way to recover one of the archived files from 
> historical backup if/when requested, until the data expires.
> Customer Fuzzy has Master-A that they want to use to recover any old archive 
> data from Master-B if/when the need ever arises.
> We just need a way for them to find the file(s) they want to recover (if/when 
> it ever comes up) and have a process to go through in order to restore said 
> archived data to Master-A so they can play with their data from 7 years ago.
> Make more sense now? I hope so.  :D

My preference would be to keep the media DB and CFI somewhere as they
are. This could be on a VM, or on an old low-spec machine. It doesn't
even need to be kept powered on. This is by far the safest way, and in
the long run will be the cheapest.

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