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  • Software FAQ

    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Can I customize my automatic scheduled backup times, frequencies, etc.? Would I have the option of scheduling an automated backup process to run on a daily or weekly basis? Does this include...
    • 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...
    • How many versions and for how long are files kept/saved with EZ-Backup? For example, can I specify the number of versions of each file to keep or is it time based (keep all versions less than 30...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • To display your Policy Information (how many versions EZ-Backup keeps on the server and for how long they are kept), you can check through the ADSM or TSM Backup client. Start the...