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Mac® OS X System Administration by Guy Hart-Davis

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CHAPTER 18Back Up and Restore Data

While your company’s knowledge workers focus on creating data, manipulating it, and squeezing value out of it, you as the administrator must focus on keeping the data safe for them. This means backing up all the data that’s valuable in case something goes wrong, and restoring the data from backup when something does go wrong.

Backup and restore can be a game of high stakes, and to save you from tripping up and getting impaled on them, Mac OS X Server provides a powerful feature called Time Machine for backing up data automatically and restoring it easily. You just have to make sure Time Machine is turned on and pointing in the right direction so that you’re in a good position to restore that valuable data after ...

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