If you have many copies of BackupAssist installed on many machines, Central Administration is a new feature in BackupAssist v7 that will let you easily control every copy. This video shows you how to set up and use Central Administration with BackupAssist.
While tape isn’t the ubiquitous backup medium it was a few years ago it remains hugely popular according to a recent survey by Spiceworks. Around 35% of the small businesses surveyed relied on tape to secure their backups, with slightly more using tape to back up their most sensitive data. When we see these sorts
Each year on the 25th of April, Australia takes a day off to remember solider who have died in conflict. This day – which we call ANZAC Day – is a national holiday and as such, our Australian support team will not be in the office on 25 April. US support will be operating as
Chances are a great deal of your important data is generated or managed by a VSS application. You might have emails managed by an Exchange server or your customer accounts indexed by a SQL database. Knowing which applications use VSS will tell you the best way to back them up. If an app uses VSS
Concept art via Pixar So the guys at Pixar are sitting there, most of Toy Story 2 sitting in digital tatters around them with no working backups when Technical Director Galyn Susman realises she has a working copy on her home computer which she copied so she could work at home and look after her
Pixar studios. A stray command is zapping thousands of lines of code pulling apart Toy Story 2 in mere seconds. Oren Jacobs, the Visual Effects Lead, scrambles to the phone and quickly dials IT, demanding that they pull the plug on the server immediately. It’s too late. 100,000 files of the movie have disappeared into
I heard this story about Pixar a few years ago: in the middle of making Toy Story 2 one of the coders accidentally ran a command which began deleting chunks of the movie and it wouldn’t stop until there was nothing left. First Woody disappears. Then Buzz. Then Rex. Within a few seconds all of the characters were gone,
Note, for best practice offsite backups, see our Cloud Backup feature, released with BackupAssist 10. Earlier in the year we put out a series on using Rsync with BackupAssist. Soon afterwards we launched v7. We realized that there were some slight changes in the process with v7 so we re-recorded the videos that weren’t current anymore.
Learn how you can recover from a physical machine to a virtual machine with BackupAssist from this quick walk-through video. Check out our YouTube Channel for plenty more support tips and demonstrations.
Magnetic tape for digital storage has now been around for over 60 years and in the tech world, that’s more than old, it’s positively ancient. After reading some recent survey results which showed that for many businesses tape was the primary backup storage, we thought it was time to revisit this esteemed and distinguished medium.
We have just released BackupAssist v7.0.1 which holds a ton of new updates and fixes to further improve on BackupAssist v7. Some of these new features include: Improvements to the logging efficiency Easier navigation in the Report Viewer Fixes for IE Central Administration issues For the full list of inclusions, see the update release