Thanks to all those that replied both off & on the list.

Setting the client to "run in background" solved the problem for me.

Thanks again,

John Mulligan

At 09:02 AM 7/27/2000 -0700, you wrote:
>I don't know how to make Okey Dokey Pro not do this, but I do know that your
>user has unchecked the "Run in background" preference on the client. This is
>fine--it just makes the client Mac unusable until the backup is finished
>(you can see why it's the NON-default option)--but the immediate solution to
>your problem is to check it again. The backup may slow the machine, but as
>long as you're backing up this user with Backup Server there should be ample
>Matthew Tevenan
>Technical Support Specialist
>Dantz Development Corporation
> > From: John Mulligan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > Reply-To: "retro-talk" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > Date: Thu, 27 Jul 2000 11:42:24 -0400
> > To: "retro-talk" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > Subject: Retrospect and Okey Dokey Pro Problems
> >
> > I'm having problems with a Mac client machine that is running Okey Dokey
> > Pro - a control panel that automatically acknowledges dialogs.
> >
> > Whenever Retrospect initiates a backup job it puts a dialog up on the
> > client machine stating that a client operation is in progress (the backup
> > job) & there is a "Cancel" button. Okey Dokey is hitting the cancel button
> > & quitting the job; as a result this Mac is not backed up.
> >
> > Okey Dokey has the option of remaining inactive in specific apps & I would
> > like to arrange it so that Retrospect Client dialogs are ignored. However,
> > I cannot locate any Retrospect file that Okey Dokey recognizes as an
> > application.
> >
> > Has anyone encountered this situation before? Is there a solution 
> available?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > John Mulligan

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