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> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Dale E. Reed Jr.
> Sent: Wednesday, May 05, 1999 2:03 PM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [Emerald] Defining Backup devices
> Kelly Wright wrote:
> > How do define a backup device to anyother drive on another
> server? I want
> > our Emerald db to backup everynight to another machines drive.
> You can't. SQL Server can only backup to a local drive. What I used
> to do to work around this was I would have two tasks. The first would
> dump the Emerald database on a nightly basis to a dump device, and
> about 1/2 hour later, a second task would copy the file over to
> another machine. I also had a task that ran about 1/2 hour after that
> that would restore the dump on the second machine to an Emerald database
> on it. You could theoretically do this several times a day to
> have a fairly recent backup machine.
> Dale E. Reed Jr. Emerald and RadiusNT
> IEA Software, Inc. www.iea-software.com