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 ====== Backups ====== ====== Backups ======
  
-The CS department ​now hosts user data on ZFS, a filesystem that includes native support for snapshots. ​ We take snapshots of all of our partitions every hours, giving us snapshots every day.  These snapshots are stored locally as well as backed up to an offsite location. ​ Users can access the snapshots of their partition, here you can find backups of your home directory.+The CS department hosts user data on ZFS, a filesystem that includes native support for snapshots. ​ We take snapshots of all of our partitions every 12 hours, giving us snapshots every day.  These snapshots are stored locally as well as backed up to an offsite location. ​ Users can access the snapshots of their partition, here you can find backups of your home directory.
  
 So for example, if my home directory is ''​%%/​zf15/​ktm5j%%''​ then the snapshots for my partition live in ''​%%/​zf15/​.zfs%%''​ So for example, if my home directory is ''​%%/​zf15/​ktm5j%%''​ then the snapshots for my partition live in ''​%%/​zf15/​.zfs%%''​
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