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Backup and Archive

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Objective

To back up desktop and laptop computers that are not in a shared lab environment. To provide users the ability to restore files from backups themselves. To meet legal and policy requirements for data retention. To provide a backup mechanism for servers (virtual and physical).

Atempo backup system

The primary backup system for staff in the Faculty of Science and post graduate students who have a dedicated machine assigned to them.

AFS backups

Used by under-graduate students and other people who store files in AFS.

Retrospect backup system

In the process of being phased out and replaced by Atempo. Used by Computer Science and Mathematics only.

See also

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