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 ===== Client Operating System as a Backup Server ===== ===== Client Operating System as a Backup Server =====
 It is possible to use Mac OS X client as a server. However, this is not recommended. If you want to use a Mac OS X machine as a server. It is well worth investing in server hardware which comes bundled with server software. However, This section is aimed at those who intend to use the Mac OS X client operating system as the platform on their backup server.  It is possible to use Mac OS X client as a server. However, this is not recommended. If you want to use a Mac OS X machine as a server. It is well worth investing in server hardware which comes bundled with server software. However, This section is aimed at those who intend to use the Mac OS X client operating system as the platform on their backup server. 
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 +===== Spotlight and Server Load =====
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 +The load on a backup server may be considerable if you are indexing all files which are backed up with spotlight. You may wish to consider disabling spotlight on backup volumes. Visit the [[Spotlight|Spotlight page]] for details regarding this procedure.
  
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