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Re: Xtree Backup

Posted By: Greg Akers <>
Date: Oct-20-2000 9:01 p.m.

In Response To: Re: Xtree Backup (Kim Henkel)

> Where is the data? On floppies?
> As far as I am aware, XTree did not provide a 'back' function as such -
> it will only 'copy' files to a backup medium. So unless the files were
> archived or zipped in the prcess, you should be able to recover the files
> using any file-manager software.

> If I'm overlooking something, it might be useful to see a directory
> listing from the backup disk.

Steve, how can you tell that the missing computer was backed up using XTree? In the past I've seen floppy disks marked "Archived with XTree" that had regular .ARC or .ZIP files on them. These can be read by many other archiver, or compression, utilities.

The only other (seemingly remote) possibility I can see here on the XTree Fan Page is the "Configuration Backup & Restore" utility of XTreeTools for Networks (see >http://xtfp.arkanda.net/x33press.htm#top_iv). This could save the Netware bindery, system files, trustee rights, login scripts, and printer configuration data files to floppies, hard disk, or network drives.

If the missing computer was a Netware server, and you need to recover this type of information, then you might need a Netware expert. I doubt that you'll be able to find a copy of XTreeTools for Networks to restore this.

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