That's the only way to do it correctly.


>At 12:14 PM -0700 3/10/00, Todd Reed wrote:
>>I figure that if I have 'verify' turned on, and the log doesn't 
>>indicate a problem that the database files are getting backed up 
>>okay. Is this the experience of the list, or should I be practicing 
>>preventive paranoia?
>
>FileMaker Server keeps a lot of data in a RAM cache. Even if the 
>database is backed up by Retrospect without errors, I am not sure 
>that guarantees that the file will be in a known good state.
>
>I recommend preventive paranoia, have FileMaker perform database 
>copies using its internal scheduling, and use Retrospect to backup 
>the copies.
>--
>John Gee                        [EMAIL PROTECTED]
>Dunedin, New Zealand            Programmers live in interesting times...


Todd Williams   UCSD ECE Computing Support Group (858)-534-7821


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