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Re: How do YOU back up your Isilion?

The reason I suggested NFS was simply because that's we use our Isilons for - almost 100% NFS v3 - so an NFS-based backup strategy would catch it.  If you're strictly an SMB shop, backing up via NFS would be pretty foolish as Chris pointed out.  If you're 100% SMB, then backing via SMB shares might be an option.

I still prefer SyncIQ for our environment simply because it's not practical to walk petabyte file systems.    That's also how I found a few SyncIQ bugs

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