If the Zip disk can be left in the machine for night time backup, Retrospect
will back it up as another volume on the client  hard drive.  Be sure  the
Zip is named so it can be retrieved later without looking up 10 or 15
Zip100's.

Thanks
Glenna Hyde
System Administrator/Artist
Werner Ladder Co.
724-588-2000 ext 2391
[EMAIL PROTECTED]

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> From:         Geoffrey Lee
> Reply To:     retro-talk
> Sent:         Tuesday, February 1, 2000 5:07 AM
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> Subject:      Backup of removable volumes
> 
> 
> Can anyone help me here.....
> 
> We are using Retrospect 4.2 for macintosh.
> There is a user who wants to be able to bring in an arbitrary zip disk,
> put it into his machine during the day and have it backed up....
> 
> We have backups running during the day (for laptops etc..), so this
> should be quite simple. The problem is that we have to define each zip
> disk that retrospect hasn't seen before as a volume on the client machine
> before Retrospect will back it up. 
> 
> A daytime backup of the entire machine is not acceptable as this would
> impede work.
> 
> Is there a way to tell retrospect only to backup removable devices or, to
> define the zip drive as a volume? Or does anyone know another way this can
> be achieved.
> 
> Many thanks,  
> 
> 
>        Geoff Lee <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>        Computing Support
>        Human Communication Research Centre      
>        University of Edinburgh                  
>        2, Buccleuch Place                      
>        Edinburgh                                
>        EH8 9LW                                  
>        Scotland, UK 
> 
> 
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