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server backup solution?

By kyleknicks ·
i am wondering what server backup products are you folks using out there? we're running WIN2K servers...

driveimage? ghost? any suggestions?

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by Tim.Doyle In reply to server backup solution?

Neither DI nor Ghost are good backup solutions...you need to back something up, not make an image.

I use Veritas Backup Exec and backup everything to an Exabyte Mammoth M2 tape.

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by jschein In reply to server backup solution?

Above is correct. If you are backing up servers, you need to do them to TAPE DRIVES. Whether it's dds, dlt, ultrium, etc... Go with the size that can be afforded and needed for capacity.

Images are not a backup and do not properly backup open files and such.

Veritas backup solution along with a tape drive is the best way to go as it also has it's own virus scanner, open file manager, e-mail manager, etc.

Good luck.

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by kyleknicks In reply to server backup solution?

sorry... the first thing i need to do besides setting up backup on these servers..but i need a baseline.. so an image is what i need... any help?

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