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locally attached

Drives, printers, scanners and other peripheral devices that are connected directly to a computer typically via USB. Locally attached devices are designed for either desktop use or portability. For example, a locally-attached hard drive may weigh a pound or more, while one made for travel may weigh only several ounces.
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Several systems can be backed up simultaneously, resulting in several serialized images residing on a disk locally attached to backup server.
iSCSI was derived from SCSI, a protocol used for accessing and writing block-level data on locally attached disk drives.
The new Perle SmartServer 400e high-performance router provides a complete solution for mixing Ethernet LAN connections, dialup PCs, locally attached serial devices and voice connection over a wide area network (WAN).
In addition, Shoreline uses the IP SAN's logical volume management capability to create a separate volume for each server, which to the server now appears as a locally attached disk.
Once configured, the ESP provides your server-based applications with seamless access to widely distributed serial devices-as if they were locally attached. No software customization is required; the ESP shields existing applications from any changes.
Version 2.5 provides support for Network Appliance file servers (filers) and can now backup and recover NetApp filer data to locally attached tape driver or robotic tape libraries, or to devices attached to a remote NetApp filer.
Microsoft's conclusion (and Domino/Lotus Notes bears it out) is that the disk system that is used to store messaging data must have all the features of locally attached block storage (Microsoft will support NAS devices that handle both files and blocks, such as hybrid NAS appliances or NAS gateways, as long as the logical unit is exposed to the network using an FC or parallel SCSI interface instead of as a file system.
The old System/38 was limited by locally attached terminals.
This capability should be available for locally attached evidence disk as well as disk-attached to systems running on the network.
Being able to back up and recover from network storage locations enables disaster recovery protection for machines that do not have locally attached tape storage devices.
Media: Since media specifications are constantly changing for disk, tape and optical technologies, a backup appliance should provide for virtualization of data storage, allowing the media in a storage pool or bucket to be changed, migrated, updated, distributed and consolidated across locally attached, network attached or SAN managed locations.
The NDMP option works in conjunction with Legato's NetWorker or Veritas' NetBackup enterprise-wide backup solution to direct the files on the NAS device to a locally attached backup system controlled tape or similar device.

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