When our tape drive went I configured BackupExec to backup to a folder on
an Ext HDD. Works slick.


David Martin

Network Administrator O.S.S.U.

157 Daniels Road

Hardwick VT 05843

Office 802.472.6531 Ext 24

Cell 802.595.2733

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On Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 10:27 AM, Leslie, Ben <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Thanks for all the input, we used to use BackupExec to backup all data on
> our SAN (including VM images, AD data, and everyone's redirected 'my
> documents') however our tape drive failed and I was given no choice but to
> use Carbonite to backup all 600GB of data.
> At 3-4GB of data per day (I'm assuming Carbonite throttles their data
> throughput) our initial backup will be complete sometime in mid February.
>  Ben Leslie
> Technology Manager, BVSU
> P: 802-375-2589 ext. 139
> P: 802-375-6409 ext. 217
> On Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 10:11 AM, Craig Donnan <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Second on Barracuda Appliance.  Model 390 for Central office only right
>> now.  Support for VM ware allows for backup of the vm image file and send
>> off site.  Will probably be using Barracuda at the high school if approved.
>> Craig
>> Craig Donnan, MA
>> Systems Administrator
>> Washington West Supervisory Union
>> 340 Mad River Park, Suite 7
>> Waitsfield, VT 05673
>> 802-496-2272 x120
>> fax: 802-496-6515
>> On Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 10:03 AM, Mike Kanfer <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> At CSSU, use the Barracuda appliance.  We have two- one backs up CVU and
>>> Hinesburg and the other one backs up Williston, Shelburne, Charlotte and
>>> Central office- all through our VPN's.  Each backs up about 2TB of data.
>>> The first time it runs, a full backup is done and can take several days to
>>> protect bandwidth but after that, a file server is backed up in anywhere
>>> from 10 minutes to 25 minutes since it does incremental backups.  We backup
>>> select folders for databases on workstations of admin assistants in
>>> addition to the regular server stuff.  From the appliance, the data backs
>>> up to Barracuda's cloud for offsite storage of our data.  Managing it is
>>> done through a web browser- restoring files could not be easier.
>>> Mike
>>> On Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 8:47 AM, Ben Leslie <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>> Just out of curiosity, what is everyone doing for data backup...tape
>>>> drive, cloud storage, leaving it up to students/faculty to backup their own
>>>> data?  What about databases and other data that's more IT admin related and
>>>> not faculty/student work files?
>>>> When you do full backups of your data sets, approximately how much data
>>>> are you backing up?
>>>> Thanks
>>>> Ben Leslie
>>>> IT Manager, BVSU
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