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  1. Dowfen

    Samba and SCO Unix

    Yeah, there are definately easy ways around it (Xcopy, etc.) but Retrospect would be the most simplest. So, I guess I struck out. Thanks for the reply.
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  3. I'm pretty sure I already know the answer to this, but I'll ask it anyway. I have a Samba share on a SCO 6.5 (I think~ not the latest, but the one before) Unix. Does Retrospect client support SCO Unix? I saw Red Hat Linux and Solaris, no SCO. Does it support it or is there other things I must know. Eric P.S. I'm a Unix beginner.
  4. First of all, thanks for the reply. How would I go about getting Retrospect to start using these files again? Thanks, Eric
  5. Apparently over the weekend, Windows updated automatically updated the Windows 2000 Server that Retrospect 6.5 Multi-Server was running on. As a result, Retrospect lost it's activation key (I had to reenter it), all its scripts, and clients. I'm rebuilding all the backup sets as I write this, but what's the cause of this? Also, where does Retrospect store its script files so in the future I might be able to just back them up. Otherwise, there's nothing on the server I want/need. Thanks in advance, Eric
  6. So about once every two weeks I'll get a bunch of clients fail with this error message "Backup Client Resevered" and of course everything stops. I realize the temporary fix to this issue is to just restart both clients, however, each client I backup is a server. I can not shut them down easily at all. What can I do to fix this issue so it does not happen or how do I fix it without restarting both servers? Thanks in advance for any help, Eric
  7. That doesn't make sense to me. I can understand how the batch script is more flexible, but I do not understand why the internal Retrospect one was not designed to be as flexible. Why have the two? A simple option to include the log would suffice. Confused, but thanks for the help and reply, Eric
  8. I am using Retrospect 6.5 Multi-Server and it has the email notification inside the preferences area. I have got it working and it sends emails (if media is needed) but that is the only thing it sends for. How do I get this to send log files, successful, failed, backups etc. I could not find it anywhere and the help mentions the batch file. Well, I'd rather not use that if this email thing inside Retrospect is easier and simpler to use. What am I missing?
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    Testing email notification

    Thanks, that helped me fix it. Eric
  10. Hi, I just have a quick question regarding the email notification feature. I havn't got it working yet (although it seems like it should be really, really, really simple....) Is there anyway I can be sure to test. I just don't know what generates an email notifcation (i.e. starting a script, does the script have to finish, an error, etc. etc.). In other words, what's the easiest way to test it? Thanks in advance, Eric
  11. Dowfen

    not licensed?

    Great that worked, thanks. However, I'm confused in that I purchased a Multi-Server version of Retrospect with the add-ons included, yet I'm only allowed one SQL Server... What if i happened to be backing up 10 web servers? Does that not fall under the "Multi-Server" name. Thanks in advance for any help EDIT: I just thought of something, this is probably covered in the manual like the previous answer. Sorry for asking dumb questions. Eric
  12. So, I just purchased Retrospect 6.5 Value Package that is suppposed to have all the add-on packages and am in the process of setting it all up. For the first of many questions (I'm sure), when setting up the clients and I go in to select their volumes it says on things like SQL Server and Exchange Server volumes "(not licensed)". What does that mean? I registered this product and all of our servers software is all legal and valid and registered, etc. etc. but what's the deal? It's very annoying. Thanks in advance for any help, Eric
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    Archived Backups?

    Yup, that's what I thought, Powermeck. Thanks for confirming it for me! Eric
  14. Hi, this is a quick question, hopefully it can be answered quickly. The question is: If I create a backup set and backup files to this set and then I want to archive it what happens if something happens to the backup computer and loses the backup set file that is stored on the backup server? Can Retrospect rebuild the file if that was gone and I wanted to restore data from this backup tape a year or two down the line? Thanks in advance, Eric
  15. Amy, Thanks for replying. I've checked and rechecked all that information. I've been able to send an email, using DOS and that mailsndr program, so I'm guess that my mail server doesn't require authentication. Any ideas? Thanks, Eric
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