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OS X Mountain Lion Server For Dummies by John Rizzo

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Network Backup of Clients

With Time Machine, Mountain Lion Server does some great backup for all your clients at home — as long as they’re running Mac OS X 10.5 or later.

For backing up Windows or Linux clients and servers, or for larger networks, you can add third-party software to Mountain Lion Server. Time Machine can’t back up to tape, which is used in some enterprise environments. The following three backup servers run on Mountain Lion Server, can back up Windows as well as Mac clients, and can back up to tape libraries:

check.png Retrospect, Inc, Retrospect Single-Server or Multi-Server (www.retro spect.com) is for small to medium-sized shops. Retrospect Server comes in several configurations, from a single server to multiple servers. Modules are used for your Mac, Windows, and Linux clients.

check.png Tolis Group’s BRU Server for Mac OS X (www.tolisgroup.com) comes in packages from workgroup to enterprise levels. BRU Server can run concurrently with other services and includes error recovery for restoring from damaged media.

check.png Quest NetVault: Backup for Mac (www.quest.com/netvault-backup) is a full-blown enterprise-level backup system for big, complex networks. Quest NetVault: Backup for Mac supports ...

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