[Samba] Re: nt->samba backup suggestions

Gareth Davies gdavies at willowbrook.co.uk
Wed Dec 11 12:51:00 GMT 2002

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dragan Krnic" <dkrnic at lycos.com>
To: <samba at lists.samba.org>
Cc: <Dale.Sykora at hp.com>
Sent: Wednesday, December 11, 2002 7:01 AM
Subject: [Samba] Re: nt->samba backup suggestions

> > My big concern right now is
> > if my gameplan is reasonable
> > or if I should consider
> > another approach.
> Dale, your gameplan is ok, it's the execution thereof that counts.
> If you're p2p-ing to backup clients, why not do the right thing
> and use GigaBit cards. They're just a tad more expensive than the
> fast ethers (it's the switching stuff that makes it expensive). A
> backup server with humongous buffering disks is a good idea, if
> you need that kind of aggressive backup power. Once you're done,
> you may sell it to others as "appliance".

The cost of the fibre optics is usually what is prohibitive when using GB

More than a couple of metres it starts getting very expensive..

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