Making copies of data so that the copies may be used to restore the original after a data loss event, or for historical retention.

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How to set icinga2 downtime across midnight

Our backup is running between 22:00 and about 05:00 the next day. I could not figure out how to set this in a scheduled downtime with "apply ScheduledDowntime" in icinga2 (r2.4.1-1 on opensuse 42.1). ...
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SQL Server Management Studio 2012 DB Backup script

I have SQL Server Management Studio 2012 installed on a VM. We have an active DB (attached to an ASP.Net application whose target Framework is 4.0). What I was looking for is a script to backup a DB ...
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Burp: How to write backup and how to debug?

I would like to use BURP to backup my servers. The clients-directory contains my configured client but my question is now: How can I perform a backup manually and where are the logs located at? If I ...
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How to restore with Duplicty if Temp space has 0 available?

Normally this command works properly for restoring: duplicity restore -t7D --file-to-restore folder/to_restore file:///where/is/the_backup/ /where_to_restore --no-encrypt But today I am having this ...
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rsync syncs too much files

I have the following directory structure: /tmp1 \_ file1.txt \_ file2.txt /tmp2 \_ file1.txt \_ file2.txt \_ file3.txt /changes With rsync's --compare-dest option, I want to sync all ...
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Should I not use my server when its server image is being created?

I have an Ubuntu server on Rackspace and I am currently getting an image created for this server. In the mean time, are there any adverse effects to either the server or the image if I use my server ...
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mongodump on mongos : Shard not found for server

Trying to mongodump a mongodb 3.2.1 cluster with : - 3 mongos on port 28018 + keyfile internal auth (one shard on rs0) - 3 mongod_config servers on port 28019 using keyfile internal auth + auth - 3 ...
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VSS Unexpected error querying for the IVssWriterCallback—Access Denied

I'm having trouble with VSS based backups of my Exchange server. I'm getting the following error on the start of the backup: Volume Shadow Copy Service error: Unexpected error querying for the ...
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Consolidating multiple backupsites to centrally managed backup

We're a medium sized business with about 50 different geographical sites of varying sizes (infrastructure/user/server wise). Today we have local backupservers on most sites, that take filelevel full ...
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Windows Server Backup - iSCSI and USB Drives

Been using S2012R2 built in backup for a while with great success now, using a single USB3 external drive for daily backups. (1.6TB data approx). We're now looking to add an offsite backup, where we ...
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Encrypted offsite backup using GPG with private key never on backup server?

I have a backup server, that creates xz compressed tar archives of directory trees to be backed up. These tar archives can get huge (multiple TBs), are split into pieces (2.5TB), and each piece is ...
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Hardware choices for one Hyper-V host and 2 Server 2012 VMs? [closed]

Our old server setup used removable RDX disks which we'd rotate and take offsite. Unfortunately, our internet connection is too slow to perform a backup over the wire, while the RDX drive is too slow ...
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Cobian Backup: Incorrect parameter error

I have some Cobian Backup tasks to copy a file to an external hard drive. To prevent it from being compromised, the drive will not be mounted until the task is launched. We use the following ...
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What is the risk of a SQL Server backup strategy that is only weekly full backups and daily transaction log backups?

I'm trying to convince a client that their SQL Server backup strategy is insufficient. Long story short is that their current backup "strategy" is a weekly full backup followed by daily transaction ...
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CoreOS persistant data storage ( creation + backup + restore )?

Im planning to move my whole server stack to coreOS and using docker. The problem is currently there seems to be no good solutions to create a persistant data storage , back it up and easily restore ...
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Use Google Drive for live DB backup? [closed]

I am currently trying to define my backup strategy for my AWS EC2 server. I already use Google Drive to backup my apache root folder. This also automatically doubles as a deployment strategy since the ...
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How to decrypt owncloud backups manually without a working installation?

I recently had a data lack and miss some very important files. Encrypted backups I had an owncloud 8.x instance running on my server last year for keeping backups and already located the wanted ...
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Does rsnapshot save binary diffs?

I use rsnapshot for some years under Kubunt/Linux. But I am not sure how it (and underlying rsync) handles binary diffs: Image a large Thunderbird mailbox file or a 10 MB jpg photo and I change the ...
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Making backup copy of whole git server with all repos

I have found that I can fully backup a git repo, backup a bare repo and much more. What I am interested in, though, is, how to backup the whole git server with all repos - daily, onto a server in a ...
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SQL Server - Database Transaction Log Backup. Appended or seperate files?

we have 30 productions databases in our SQL server. top big DBs are 60GB, 40GB, 8GB, 5GB and the rest are 1GB or less. we have incremental transaction-log backup set-up currently every-hour by ...
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Linux Server Mirroring Questions

Excuse me if my English is not well. I have some questions about server mirroring. Could mirroring replace backup? or I need both of them? If main server goes down and users change files and DB on ...
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What is the safest way to delete backups in BareOS?

I'm playing with BareOS. I understand that, when everything is configured correctly, all backups are automatic and purges are managed so that nothing goes missing. But while I'm getting the ...
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Rsync --link-dest create folder only when there is something to update

Firstly, I have a hard time understanding what the --update parameter does. I thought that without it, it would logically update any file that changes and I believe that's what it does, so why does ...
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Backing up large files using rsync to external drives (NTFS) taking into consideration performance & speed

Currently files are backed up from one external hard drive to another as a means to provide the ability to restore from a secondary device should the primary external hard drive become unavailable ...
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System Center 2012 R2 DPM loading tapes from library out of order

I have a System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager (DPM) configured and working properly. The server has a SAS Tape Library with 24 tapes, and the DPM shows all tapes. But when a backup to tape ...
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How Can I Backup Files Hosted on FileMaker Server v13 to a Network Share in Windows?

Background: FileMaker Server documentation says not to backup to a network share: Specify a folder on a local volume, not on a remote volume. If you want to store database backups on a remote ...
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Backing up 2 Exchange Servers in a DAG

A little explanation of our setup.. We have an Exchange 2013 in our main site with 1 Database Active on it and then we have a DR Exchange 2013 with the same Database but as passive. Users are ...
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Convert to HTML the output of Powershell

I have been working on a Powershell Script that generates email of the Windows backup event. The problem is the formatting looks bad. Subject: Computer name status [backup was successful] Tuesday, ...
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Restore files that are not in the Bacula database using a Bacula file deamon

I have a backup made with Bacula on tapes. Files are not listed in the Bacula's catalog. I want to restore files inside the directory, listed one per line in needed.lst (last line empty) onto a ...
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Not able to find root disk using prtconf in solaris

I am working on Solaris 5.10 server. I have a shell script for backup purpose. It uses the prtconf command & then searches for the root disk to create the backup. It runs the below commands. ...
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How to script a backup/restore of the Default Domain Policy to a reinstalled PDC

First I'll say that I've just now discovered that my practice of making changes directly to the Default Domain Policy isn't the recommended way of doing things. I admit I'm not sure why this is the ...
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Need some advice for backup strategy [closed]

I asked some others before but I am still not sure how to solve it exactly. Basically I have a dev server with multiple folders of different branches for a project. Right now I tar.gz them daily to ...
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Backing up a complete Git server

I have a CentOs 7.1 and a Git Server installed on it. The Git Server is configured with SSH keys so users need a passphrase and a private key to connect to the server. There are currently 7 ...
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Icinga2 - Unknown user:backuppc

I'm trying to monitor BackupPC with Icinga2.I've downloaded this plugin but I'm getting the following error. I've added this to commands.conf object CheckCommand "backuppc" { import ...
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BackupPC not completing backups

I'm running BackupPC on Ubuntu server and it suddenly stopped working. I'm getting the following error: File /var/lib/backuppc/pc/mail.vpl.lan/LOG.122015 Contents of file ...
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Lenovo System x3650 M5 RAID 5 Backup and Restore

0 down vote favorite I have a Lenovo System x3650 M5 RACK Server that I already configured to RAID 5 with Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system installed. I have two partitions letter C: and E:. ...
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Network path not found while joining client to domain

I am using Windows server 2008r2 and it has AD, DHCP and DNS. When I tried to join clients to our domain, it worked well for almost 5 years. But on monday it refused to join. The error message was ...
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Error restoring files from backup using backup exec 2010 error code e000fee1

Hopefully some had experiencing same problem like me using symatec backup exec 2010 r2. We are using this software for backup and it not had problem until now, but lately when I want to restore files ...
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Don't receive emails after restoring mails on postfix (ubuntu-server)

I recently swichted my virtual server and for that reason I had to move the whole postfix from the old to the new server. I created an archive (.tar.gz) for each domain in /var/qmail/mailnames/ For ...
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Syncing MySQL backup with GIT tags

We have a large Yii2 / PHP application using MySQL database and versioned by GIT. The application is under continuous development as customer require new features. The database gets changed quite ...
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Server Backup reports incomplete backup [0x80070020] due to item in System Volume Information Folder

My Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials server has started throwing the same error each time during daily backups, each backup has this error in the failed items backup log: Error in backup of ...
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Best practices to backup mysql databases

This question concerns best practices for mysql backup with replication and large number of databases. I'm looking for your point of view and suggestions :) I - Current situation I have two ...
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Backup old disk to external disk (new)

One of the 2 x 500GB drives on server is crashed can read but not write the data, which both are on Hardware RAID 0. So I connected an external 1TB new drive to backup the data and replace those 2 x ...
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Missing Exchange Writer + Missing System Writer + Specific services crashing regulary + Hyper-V VM

I have some strange errors on multiple Server 2012 R2 Virtual Machines (Hyper-V hosts). Missing VSS writers on startup: System Writer and Exchange Writer. I have scoured the net for possible ...
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Azure Backup VM with files and MySQL

I have an Azure virtual machine that I use to run my java web applications. These web applications make files in the filesystem and are constantly updating the MySQL database I have on the virtual ...
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Is it safe to use not ECC RAM for cold backup server?

I need home computer for simple backup task (just cronjob on Linux, it will run once per day): Download file from my production server (in datacenter, it's good server with Xeons & ECC RAM etc.) ...
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keep a minimum free space on rsync-destination

I'm using rsync to backup two folders to the same target disk in a nightly cron-job: rsync -avz /very/important/data /Backup/VID/ rsync -avz /other/stuff /Backup/tmp/ The first job backups more ...
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Backup a System via scp

I want to backup my System remotely. Can I jsut copy / via scp to get a working image of my System, or could this be a problem? The System is a CentOS7
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Backing up Xen Guests from dom0 with disk image file

I have a Xen server dom0 with a number of guests installed and am struggling to find an easy way to manage backups from the dom0 side. Guest scripts: Of course I could run backup scripts on each of ...
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Blob not found: Error when uploading tar.gz to Azure storage container using linux script

Error The portal displays this Blob not found. error This is the XML error I get when I hit the download button <Error> <Code>ResourceNotFound</Code> ...