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I folder as BackUp

I just setup an iFolder server to test as a backup solution for our school.
Is there a way to limit the sync. I want to limit the owner of the file to
read and write. Basically if someone deletes something off their ifolder I
don't want it synced and deleted on the server. So if they need the file at
a later date they can pull it off the server. Thanks for the help.
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I folder as BackUp

> I just setup an iFolder server to test as a backup solution for our school.
> Is there a way to limit the sync. I want to limit the owner of the file to
> read and write. Basically if someone deletes something off their ifolder I
> don't want it synced and deleted on the server. So if they need the file at
> a later date they can pull it off the server. Thanks for the help.

I am running iFolder 3.0
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Re: I folder as BackUp

but... that defeats the purpose of ifolder. Ifolder's role in life is to keep
the directory in sync.


Suzanne Miles
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Re: I folder as BackUp

In article <p2r4m1hjbjaf4tra8vpj70gu3cs8d68k4d@4ax.com>,
smiles@NOSPAMthebisgroup.com says...
> but... that defeats the purpose of ifolder. Ifolder's role in life is to keep
> the directory in sync.
>

True, but having fallen into that very same trap myself (and losing a
couple of weeks' work that way) I can follow the reasoning.

Myself, I'd setup an iFolder server, then setup another server and one-
way rsync iFolder content from the iFolder server to the 2nd server.

-bert
www.bertplat.nl
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Re: I folder as BackUp

Isn't that what NetStorage can be used for?
Not sure, just asking the question.
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Re: I folder as BackUp

good idea...


Suzanne Miles
Volunteer Sysop, Novell Support Connection
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Re: I folder as BackUp

I'm currently working on a parallel solution. One idea, outside of iFolder would be to use Netware's snapshot to snap the volume as many times as you need. That would require a bit of batch files?

You'd need NW6.5 for that and a bit of more disk space

Soroush Madjzoob
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Re: I folder as BackUp

Yes that would be neat, but iFolder is not aware of the filesystem it
runs on:(

So, make enhancement requests, to ask for filesystem awareness.
We would then be able to;
-Use Netstorage for remote file access (vs iFolder Webaccess with IF3
or the Plugin with IF2.x)
-Leverage the rich filesystem features (like salvage, rights
inheritance so no two places to maintain rights)
-Ability to make any folder on the filesystem a iFolder folder (even
your homedir), and one would not be bound to just the iFoilders on the
iFolder-server itself.

Even think .. why would one have files on the filesystem and have the
also in your GroupWise DMS... (Yes, integration was once on the
roadmap)

and lots more:))

Regards,

Sebastiaan Veld
Wannit BV
www.wannit.nl



On Fri, 28 Oct 2005 20:08:05 GMT, "G of Borg" <G@ofBorg.com> wrote:

>Isn't that what NetStorage can be used for?
>Not sure, just asking the question.


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