At the server, you can set the prefs for each backup server script to
tell it how long to wait before trying to back up the same user again. I
think it's called the 'backup interval.' So that once a user is backed
up, the backup server won't look at their machine again for X number of hours.

Julia Frizzell wrote:
> I am testing using Retrospect as a backup server during the day, to
> back up our laptops so that those who use them won't have to leave
> them overnight (when our regular backup script goes into operation).
> We're testing it this week with a few of the laptop users, before
> trying to put it into full effect. And I've run into one possible
> snag.
> One of our more sophisticated users was backed up in the morning, and
> then restarted his computer in order to attach an external zip drive
> to it, he was prompted to be backed up again.
> Would this be because he restarted the computer after the backup? Or
> perhaps because he added another volume to his desktop (the zip
> disk)? Or was it just a fluke?
> Thanks in advance!
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Luke Jaeger, Technology Coordinator
Disney Magazine Publishing
Northampton, Massachusetts

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