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  1. Simcfc73's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alis_Klar
    Trying to do backup on the cheap. Got a decent quote for this software so looking seriously at it.
    It there any way to get around this? Is there away of archiving off to an external drive for offsite storage?

    Does it do any de-duplication or optimisation of how it stores multiple snapshots? It it like VSS in that it only stores the differences between multiple version of the same file?
    I used Firestreamer which allows you to use USB hard drives as tape drives... its not perfect but it works very well.

    Been using it for a couple of months and it does the job, you plug in your USB, start Firestreamer then tell it how many tapes you want to hold on the external drive. The config gets saved onto the external drive so when you have finished and changed drives you just load the config in Firestreamer and lock the door in DPM.

    I got a really good discount from them when I ordered.
  2. markcuk's Avatar
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    no headteacher i met payed much attention to them
    Updated 7th June 2010 at 07:21 AM by markcuk
  3. Edu-IT's Avatar
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    Good writeup, thanks CAM!
  4. RobFuller's Avatar
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    We have some KONICA MINOLTA copiers which have a network port but only for management when you go to print it just fails. The leasing company had to replace the boards to enable the printing 'feature' ... took me by surprise!
  5. Alis_Klar's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by ZeroHour
    I am D2D (no tape as we bought a mega server) but we are thinking about adding tape in possibly later.
    I would never pay again for the massively expensive BE lics, DPM for education is so so cheap and works very very well so far.
    Trying to do backup on the cheap. Got a decent quote for this software so looking seriously at it.
    Hardware Requirements "The storage pool does not support Universal Serial Bus (USB)/1394 disks."
    It there any way to get around this? Is there away of archiving off to an external drive for offsite storage?

    Does it do any de-duplication or optimisation of how it stores multiple snapshots? It it like VSS in that it only stores the differences between multiple version of the same file?
  6. timbo343's Avatar
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    Pak_guy

    Ive got the network Configuration Manual if you want it. It should tell you how to change the ip from DHCP to IP.

    Let me know if you want me to send it you.

    Tim
  7. Maz's Avatar
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    I'd try first removing the Switch out of the situation, install it on one machine, print a test page, share it, connect from another computer, test it again.

    Failing that, try Konica's Universal Driver available from their website.
  8. pak_guy's Avatar
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    thanks for reply
    no i am not using VLAN (Virtual LAN)
    One thing is, i haven't given a static IP address to the photocopier can it be a problem if yes then tell me how can i give static IP to the photocopier?? As i said i have enabled DHCP option in photocopier so it receives IP address automatically.

    one more thing the PC on a network from which i m pinging the photocopier have an XP OS.
    The pinging is successful but can't print.
  9. timbo343's Avatar
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    We have a few Konica Printers on our network, and work without any problems. Just one question, are you using a VLAN? your DNS entries are different to the IP Address. The only difference we have done is given ours a Static IP address and used the PS driver instead of the PCL_6 driver as the PS driver handles PDFs better.

    If you are having major issues, contact Konica, they will be happy to help.
  10. andyturpie's Avatar
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    hear hear!
  11. AngryTechnician's Avatar
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    The SIMS one is simply the entire default output from a .NET exception via Exception.Message() - Microsoft specifically warn in documentation that this should not be shown to end users. As far as I can tell, SIMS (along with most other Capita products) has almost no built-in exception handling at all, so simply outputs the .NET exceptions in raw form whenever something goes wrong.
  12. ZeroHour's Avatar
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    I am D2D (no tape as we bought a mega server) but we are thinking about adding tape in possibly later.
    I would never pay again for the massively expensive BE lics, DPM for education is so so cheap and works very very well so far.
  13. RobFuller's Avatar
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    Let us know how you get on as I'm very interest in moving away from BE which is so expensive compared to this product.
    What’s your setup? D2D2T?
  14. ZeroHour's Avatar
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    Its very nice, we migrated for 2007 without an issue so if you have any questions shoot away
  15. CAM's Avatar
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    If it still shows the old name then it will still be worth updating. Then the name of the marksheet owner will be correct.
  16. vikpaw's Avatar
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    question: does a person who is put on cover, via cover module gain access to the marksheets for the classes they are covering..?

    if a person is brought in to do a long cover, we often give them access to the other person's SIMS account so they can do that, because sometimes we still want the original teacher's name on the reports.

    otherwise, as you say the marksheets can be fairly easily recreated and the assessment operator should be told of any changes to the timetable. luckily for us, the timetabler also manages the reports set up

    i did actually think that with update course memberships, the course supervisors would also get updated and the marksheet control would just pass to the right person... even though on the template screen it has the old teachers name. we get this with our reg group based marksheets, it still shows the name of the person from two years ago, when i set it up, but actually gets assigned to the current class teacher and it's their name that gets printed in the report.
  17. andyturpie's Avatar
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    PMSFL Every organisation has one of them.
  18. EduTech's Avatar
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    ROFL! that's funny
  19. ZeroHour's Avatar
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    LOL brilliant
  20. GrumbleDook's Avatar
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    It's more a case that I am looking for a solution where I can post a blog entry on my existing grumbledook.com site and then it will automagically become and entry in my EG blog ... rather than it being a manual job. I now have my blog posts announced on twitter via friendfeed ...

    Glad you like the post. Any comments for improvements?