[X4U] Backing up with Disk Utility

PoolMouse poolmouse_nyc at mac.com
Thu May 19 05:25:42 PDT 2005

John Baltutis <baltwo at san.rr.com> wrote:

>On 05/18/05, PoolMouse <poolmouse_nyc at mac.com> wrote:
>>  i know you manage a bunch of macs. if you need to make bootable
>>  images, take a look at netrestore:
>  >	http://www.bombich.com/software/netrestore.html
>  > ccc took a back seat as soon as netrestore hit the scene. block copy
>  > instead of file copy, etc. netrestore follows asr procedure (man asr)
>  > so you can restore to a different computer.
>I can't imagine what your problem is concerning CCC. CCC is designed,
>primarily, for single-user use to make bootable clones, with additional
>features for making images and using asr for restoring. It currently works
>in Tiger, albeit with a workaround (see
><http://forums.bombich.com/viewtopic.php?t=5264> for details). CCC is not
>in theback seat.

ccc used to be the tool for imaging and deployment. not anymore. 
netrestore is the best tool for that job. ccc is certainly not as 
viable for mass deployment as netrestore is. there's no comparison. 
netrestore does block copy. ccc does file copy. no comparison - if 
you manage many macs.


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