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Backup issues

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On Mon, 10 Nov 2003 11:06:43 -0500
Dan Barrett <nullpointer at> wrote:

> OK, sorry for the obvious answer.  I'm confused about how Samba works
> into this.  If you reverse the roles, i.e. have the Linux backup
> server connect to an rsync server on your wife's box, is this how the
> big datacenter products like Veritas do it?  Linux just asks the
> Windows box what has changed?
Yes, the big datacenter solution is to have an agent in the windows box.

However, my solution, mounting the Windows share as an SMBFS was working
well until recently. 
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Jerry Feldman <gaf at>
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