Backup computer program for networks

  • US 5,133,065 A
  • Filed: 07/27/1989
  • Issued: 07/21/1992
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/27/1989
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A computer network comprising in combination:

  • a plurality of nodes including a controlling node and one or more remote nodes, said controlling node having computer means and a central backup device, at least one of said remote nodes having computer means and a local storage device;

    means located on each of said remote nodes for creating a remote backup set containing a list of files located on respective said local storage devices to be transferred to said central backup device; and

    means located on said controlling node for transferring said files listed on said remote nodes over the network to said central backup device.

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