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Is it possible to use Retrospect to backup a Mac OS X 10.2.6 computer to a tape drive connected to a linux computer. I have an account on the remote computer as well.

 

Normally, I can use the tape drive via ssh and tar/dd. For example to backup I use

 

tar cpvf - files_to_backup | ssh -l user_name remote_hostname "dd of=/dev/nst0"

 

To restore you could

 

ssh -l user_name remote_hostname "dd if=/dev/nst0" | tar -xvpf -

 

Can Retrospect access this tape drive and backup to it.

Thanks - Ram

 

 

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