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  • FYI

    • Under what circumstances will I get notified by email that my computer was not backed up? You must have requested that you wanted to get notified. There is an option for this on the EZ...
    • Reliable Solution Because EZ-Backup is used to back up the University's critical data, it is essential that the service be reliable. The EZ-Backup service is a...
    • The EZ-Backup software makes distinctions between the "backup/restore" function and the "archive/retrieve" function. When a file is backed up, it is stored on the EZ-Backup server for a...
    • No. EZ-Backup is for faculty and staff. We recommend that students arrange for their own backup, either to an external drive or a web-based service (or both). CIT makes no specific...
    • The EZ-Backup software has both client and server level compression options. At Cornell, we force compression ON at the server. We do this to conserve network bandwidth and server storage...
    • The electronic mailing list ezbackup-announce-l provides news and announcements about EZ-Backup to users at Cornell University. Join the list to find out about software upgrades and server...
    • Automated Backup No need to remember regular backups. EZ-Backup can be configured to back up everything automatically. Of course, files may also be manually backed up...
    • TSM version 7.1 manuals Windows Unix/Linux/Macintosh Client Messages TSM version 6.4 manuals Windows Unix/Linux/Macintosh...
    • You probably came to this article because you clicked on a link like one of the following: How do I use the Windows Services control panel? What's the difference...
    • Please read the following Terms and Conditions before registering for an EZ-Backup subscription. With my signature, I (hereafter called the "LICENSEE") acknowledge and agree to the...
    • Only files are checked, not folders. Therefore, any volume or hard drive listed as part of the backup DOMAIN in your options or preferences file will have all of the folders in its directory...
    • Unfortunately, it's not possible to check the storage space used from the client side. Our billing scripts do queries on the nodes each day, drop the five highest amounts (to accommodate temporary...
    • Should you need to recover stored files, you can choose what file or files to restore. You can restore the entire volume of files you have backed up. You can select a single file,...
    • Can I use the same nodename for more than one machine? No. (It is technically possible but neither CIT nor the vendor supports it.) Is it possible to back up a computer with a...
    • EZ-Backup uses an incremental backup policy. This means that your first backup will be a full backup of all included drives, directories, and files. For subsequent backups only new...