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Backing up the Entire Server xpost

Question asked by MicheleOlson on Mar 30, 2012
Latest reply on Apr 2, 2012 by mbraendle

For the second time in a short period of time I have had a client ask about a method of backing up the entire FileMaker Server computer. They see a need to have something they could put online immediately, should the server machine itself fail.

 

I don't recommend this as I feel there are several ways to have files up and running [including using a third party FileMaker Server service on a temporary basis] in a relatively short period of time.

 

If the client has regular backups throughout the day and at the end of day and has a remote backup as well, then I feel they are as covered as can be.

 

However, because this is the second client asking for this type of *safety*, I am wondering if I am missing something that I should recommend to them.

 

Your opinions are appreciated.

 

Thanks,

 

Michele

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