Difference between revisions of "Archives"

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In general we archive the following:
 
In general we archive the following:
  
* hosts with persistent local data (Windows, macOS)
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* the primary drive from hosts with persistent local data (Windows, macOS)
 
* accounts that are archived and deleted (including metadata, network home directory and GitLab)
 
* accounts that are archived and deleted (including metadata, network home directory and GitLab)
  
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* Data that migrated forward to a new machine
 
* Data that migrated forward to a new machine
 
* Data that was handed off into the care of the end-user or PI
 
* Data that was handed off into the care of the end-user or PI
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* Data from drives that failed and was not under backup protection, that is unavailable for us to archive
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* Data from self supported machines

Revision as of 21:28, 30 April 2020

UMIACS Archives

When UMIACS archives data we hold onto the archive for a period of 5 years.

In general we archive the following:

  • the primary drive from hosts with persistent local data (Windows, macOS)
  • accounts that are archived and deleted (including metadata, network home directory and GitLab)

We may not archive the following:

  • tmp and scratch directories (as discussed on our page about data sotrage)
  • external drives that were attached to a machine
  • Data that migrated forward to a new machine
  • Data that was handed off into the care of the end-user or PI
  • Data from drives that failed and was not under backup protection, that is unavailable for us to archive
  • Data from self supported machines