To view current licenses, choose Retrospect Preferences, then click on the Licenses tab.
After you have installed the Retrospect Client software on the machines on your network that you want to back up, you must next add those clients to Retrospect’s Sources. To add networked clients, follow these steps: In order to backup a Retrospect client machine, Retrospect naturally has to maintain a connection between the Retrospect server and the client.
Retrospect provides three ways to test and maintain that connection: Refresh, Locate, and Test Address.
If you have more than one Retrospect server, you can conveniently administer them all from a single installation of the Retrospect console application.
To back up clients, first install the Retrospect Client software on each of the client computers.
Then use the Retrospect console application to add those clients as sources for use by the Retrospect server.
After configuring the clients, you can create and schedule scripts using client volumes as sources, as if the volumes were connected directly to the Retrospect server.First, you can test that a machine with the Retrospect client software that you have previously added to Retrospect’s Sources is still reachable using the Refresh function.Follow these steps: In some unusual situations, Retrospect can have difficulty finding a client.This chapter provides instructions on configuring and administering the Retrospect Client software that allows you to access networked Retrospect client computers from the backup server.It also describes the options and controls available to Retrospect clients.Mac OS X’s Network System Preferences allow you to specify the order in which you want to try different network interfaces when connecting to a network.