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  1. hi which is the latest RH linux client. The website lists: Retrospect Client for Red Hat Linux 6.5.108 2003-7-8 but the version 7 download has: retroclient-70.rpm 2004-12-13 (RH reports this verson as 7.0.108) are these the same version with a name change ? regards simon
  2. orange

    Any way to just verify files already backed up?

    howard, I didn't say I do an ERASE..that was philx509.... If i do a normal backup AFTER the first 'forgotton verify' backup it will only verify the NEW backed up files. I want to verify that the files I have on tape are good. I don't want to have to back the whole lot up again to verify. I can think of loads of reasons why a seperate PROPER verify would be good...... I do backups that take 8 hours...and 8 hours verifying...sometimes there isn't time to do the verify because I need to do some other backup/restore..I should be able to go back and do the verify afterwards. I have data online that doesn't change and is backed up on tape. Recently I needed to restore from tape and one of the restored files was corrupt....this makes me paranoid - I want to verify the rest of the tapes to check.. shall I go on ? I think that software should work in the way we, the users, want. I don't want to have to tie a piece of string around my finger ! Just because you don't find a feature useful or appealling doesn't mean others don't si
  3. orange

    Any way to just verify files already backed up?

    I think a verify would be a useful feature. What if i've just done a backup and forgot the verify option ? si
  4. i've seen this before...i've found a refresh (on the page that lists the scsi ids) to bring it back. Seems to not do this in 7.0 si
  5. hi i'm using dell dual 2.8 xeon. 2 gig memory RS v7.0 using overland lto2 library. Pretty similar spec to you and I'm getting up to 2500 MB/s (average about half that). Files are coming across a gig network from multiterrabyte raids with million(s) of files ranging in size from 100k to gigs. Using an old ait1 drive I seem to remember getting speeds similar to yours so there is something that is adrift with your system. I would look at the scsi config (try another card - try disabling the raid if you can -etc) I do seem to remember backing up loads of fonts (tiny file sizes) did impact the performance. What happens if you use NTbackup to backup the files. si
  6. http://forums.dantz.com/ubbthreads/showflat.php?Cat=&Board=multiserver&Number=52349 works on 6.5 and 7.0 (windows) cos i've done it. ..i'm sure it worked on 6.0 too (it's in the manual). si PS this would probably be best posted in one of the other forums - this is for advanced tape support !
  7. Move them to where you want them....then double click them to open them up in retrospect. Retrospect then remembers this new location. si
  8. hi... sorry i didn't check the link (just a cut and paste !). Doesn't seem to be a KB article number for it...go to http://kb.dantz.com/ search for exchange and it's the 4th FAQ "How should Exchange 5.5 be setup so Retrospect 6.5 can access the server? ". This worked for me with a similar setup to yours (two domains/two servers/retrospect 6.5 and exhange 5.5) BUT I suspect that what the sales rep says might be correct. I think that single server only allows you to backup one windows server on your network (which i assume is the one running retropspect (the local server ?) - whether you are backing that up or not !) Is it possible to download a multiserver trial of retrospect ? to see if this helps. si
  9. I have to agree with GoAWest on this one....the logic behind this is stupid. I can't see any reason why retrospect should decide what is a serious or major error. If the single file you need backing up isn't backed up then that's a ' major error' in my view. si
  10. hi, i struggled to get this working too. Didn't have any licences errors but had problems with permissions/authentication..but following: http://kb.dantz.com/display/2/index.asp?c=&cpc=&cid=&cat=&catURL=&r=0.3291284 fixed it. Hope it helps. si
  11. hello, see... http://forums.dantz.com/ubbthreads/showflat.php?Cat=&Number=40331&page=&view=&sb=5&o=&vc=1 regards si
  12. hiya..... can I point you towards...... http://forums.dantz.com/ubbthreads/showflat.php?Cat=&Board=multiserver&Number=32835&Forum=All_Forums&Words=&Searchpage=0&Limit=25&Main=32246&Search=true&where=bodysub&Name=9380&daterange=1&newerval=1&newertype=y&olderval=&oldertype=&bodyprev=#Post32835 I never did get a resolution to this...just ignore it. si
  13. simarlarly, my replacement drive solved the issue (for now!) si
  14. orange

    incorrect media request

    thanks for your reply.... there isn't a barcode for 27 as it doesn't exist yet. It is certainly confusing tape 17 with tape 27 - but I don't think it is a barcode reader issue. All the barcodes look correct (and are unique). I put in a call to Dantz tech support and they suggested that the catalog was corrupt. I did a catalog rebuild from an earlier tape (tape 14) and tried the backup again. This time it asked for tape 15 to continue to append to. I put in tape 15 and it wouldn't allow it (it still had data on from the previous backups). I was allowed to mark tape missing and replace. I replaced it with another tape and then got the ridiculous "too different from other media" error message. (it is exactly the same tape!) I am trying to rebuild the catalog from the previous tape and keeping my fingers crossed. si
  15. bit of an odd one..... I've been doing our daily incremental backup and RS seems to have got confused (or at least I have !). This is currently on 17 tapes (labeled 1 to 17 -incremental 1 in usual RS style). I have another 9 (18 to 26) erased/labeled/added _to_backup set loaded in the library. All these tapes are barcoded and RS seems to know what they all are . When I want to run the backup it is asking for new media. It is requesting a tape 27 (with the same barcode as tape 17) - my only real option is to click choices.....skip or missing. If I set the tape missing (RS thinks this is 27 that I have set missing) then tape 17 shows as missing in 'backup sets...properties'. If I choose skip then I am asked to put in a new tape 28. I can see that tapes 18 to 26 are present...show as erased.....and are defined as being part of the backup set (all barcodes are correct). this backup set is getting pretty big (1.6 gig) - but it has been working fine so far. suggestions anyone ? si win2k3 server - latest versions of retrospect/driver
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