Hi, has anyone witnessed slow backups of NDS (or should that be DS) metadata?

We have a NW 6.0 server running AS 9.01. When this is used to backup a fully patched NW6.5
server the job completes in around 20 minutes. Both servers are in the same tree.

Compare this to a NW 6.5 server (fully patched) running AS 11.1 SP1. When it backs up the
NDS metadata from the same 6.5 server as noted above, it takes over an hour. In this
case the backup server is in a different tree?

Is anyone aware of any obvious issues, or configs. that I can amend to speed up this data?
General data transfer rates are OK (though we'll never be entirely satisfied with the



Greville Wild
Computer Services
University of Cambridge.