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  • File Protection and Restoration

    • Antivirus scanning is currently not a component of the Shared File Services. Per Cornell Policy 5.10, antivirus scanning is to be done on every desktop accessing the Cornell Network. See the...
    • Asynchronous replication is a method by which data is written to a second on-campus Data Center. The goal of asynchronous replication is to ensure that critical data may be made available...
    • All shares are protected in the following ways.  RAID-6 Redundant hardware components and connectivity You can choose additional protection from the following...
    • While EZ-Backup (default management class) is utilized for SFS’s offsite Disaster-Recovery copy, user-requested file restorations are not supported. Snapshots and...
    • You can restore previous versions of a file if your share includes snapshots. Notes: If your share does not use snapshots, or the data is no longer in the snapshots (aged out...
    • Files can't be restored from the offsite disaster recovery copy. The disaster recovery copy is only to be used to recover the content of the service in the event of an Ithaca site level disaster....
    • How to check your snapshot schedule in Shared File Services (SFS).
    • Snapshots are “point-in-time” versions of data stored on the share. Snapshots enable access and restoration of old versions of files. This is useful in the event of accidental deletion of a file...