>From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf
>Of [EMAIL PROTECTED]
>If I may make one suggestion:
>Just to give yourself peace of mind, it's a good thing to do a "test
>nuke". If you can, remove your working mirror disks from the server and
>them aside and grab a fresh HD and drop it in your server. Totally
>restore it from a retrospect backup, carefully following the instructions
>in Ch9 of the user's manual. If something goes horribly wrong, you can
>always drop your working mirror back in.
>Every couple of months we do "drills" on one of our test servers - we make
>one of our techs see how fast they can bring a server back from just a
>catalog and a tape. It really keeps the stress level to a minimum when we
>*really* have to do a restore.
This is a great idea, Mark. I wish all our customers tested restores every once in a
while. Not only does it keep the stress level down but also it allows you to discover
holes (like having "private files/folders" turned on inadvertently on clients) that
you might not otherwise find.