In article <google.com>,
C. Geier <edu> wrote:
Somewhere along the line something is going to have to be shut
The SuperTar programs - BackupEdge or LoneTar will do what you
I've used one of them to backup a machine that was a headless
server with no floppies and no tape drives.
The recovery disks the SuperTars make should let you build from the
ground up on a new machine - but I've never tried one where the
entire backup as made to a remote. I can't see why it wont work.
Tom at MicroLite or Jeff at Cactus could probably comment on that.
I think you'd be better off backing up to a tape on the remote
system and then rebuild. If the hardware is identical you'll have
It's like thining you'll never have fire/earthquake/flood until
it's too late.
I only got one client to get backups off site after a huge
transformer about 20 feet from their front door took most of the
building it was in up in flames and the 3" metal conduit the
cables were in melted.
The building he was in was filled with smoke but the SCO system
survived that one.
building it was
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