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Don't rely on TM Server Backups !!!

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Feb 5, 2013 7:27 PM

Hello all,

we just had a catastrophic Finder crash (10.7.5) and we had to re-boot our Mac Mini server with the power button.

 

As we could not repair the OD database we decided to restore the entire server from a TM back-up that was just a day old.

 

While OD and the networks accounts could be re-stored we found empty (not a single entry) calendars (belonging to networks accounts).

Further, all enrolled devices (Profile Manager) have been lost.

 

We now consider to re-store our server from a Super Duper clone or a Retrospect back-up.

 

Time Machine has been utterly disapponting.

 

Comments and help from other Lion server users are very welcome.

 

Regards,

Twistan

Mac mini (Mid 2010), Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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