Jay,

Feel free to install client software on Macs on your network. You can log in
up to 100 clients (PC or Mac) with the trial version of Retrospect Backup.
PCMacLAN is NOT required as long as all clients have been configured for
TCP/IP. 

Regards,

Matthew Tevenan
Technical Support Specialist
Dantz Development Corporation
925.253.3050 
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> From: "Jay" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Reply-To: "retro-talk" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2000 15:42:18 -0400
> To: "retro-talk" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Subject: Re: Retrospect Demo
> 
> I thank you for responding to my message.  On Dantz's demo website, it
> claims  "NOTE: Trial versions are currently available only for the Windows
> platform."  Does this mean that we are incapable of adding Mac volumes to
> Retrospect Backup Server without already having a third party software like
> PCMACLAN?
> 
> With this trial, I installed Retrospect Clients on both my NT and MAC.
> When I open the Retrospect NT Client, the status portion reads "Waiting for
> first Access".  When I open up the Client on the Mac, it reads the same
> thing on the status portion, (on the top note, reads appletalk 4.2v.)
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "John Gee" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: "retro-talk" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 11, 2000 5:53 AM
> Subject: Re: Retrospect Demo
> 
> 
>>> The problem I am
>>>> having is, the Mac volumes cannot be seen on the NT.
>> 
>> There are two different clients for the Mac, one for AppleTalk and
>> one for TCP/IP. If you have the TCP/IP client installed, then the
>> NTServer should be able to back up your Macs with no further software
>> required.
>> 
>> From the Retrospect Server you connect to the client just like you do
>> for the Windows clients -- you backup via the Retrospect Client, not
>> via file sharing.
>> 
>> Does the installer for the demo version on the Mac ask you which
>> client you want? (The release installer asks which client, but the
>> demo version might not.)
>> --
>> John Gee                        [EMAIL PROTECTED]
>> Dunedin, New Zealand            Programmers live in interesting times...
>> 
>> 
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