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Integrating Macs® into Windows® Networks by Guy Hart-Davis

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CHAPTER 12 Backing Up and Restoring Macs

Like plumbing, backup is a dirty and thankless job most of the time—but someone’s got to do it, and I’m betting that someone is you. And when the pipes burst or vital files disappear, you can be sure of being the center of attention for as long as it takes to get the water working again or to restore the missing files from your capacious backup pocket.

If you’re adding Macs to your Windows network, you’ll need to back up the Mac users’ files just as you back up the Windows users’ files. In fact, if you’ve trained your Mac users to save their files in network home folders, you may be able to snap your Mac users’ files straight into your existing backup strategy with no more effort beyond making more storage ...

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