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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Backups (BackupAssist) are running more than the expected Time

What are the things need to checked if the backup jobs(BackupAssist) are running more than the expected Time.
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Reboot to USB stick from OS for backup [on hold]

I have an Ubuntu server. With a terminal command over SSH I would like the server to reboot to a clonezilla usb stick, launch a backup of the system and then reboot back to OS. I found that I can ...
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Configure clonezilla two suppress prompts on restore operation [on hold]

I have an usb with the image created by clonezilla from disk. How can I decrease/limit the restore procedure prompts to the one question says "If I want to restore or not"? Where should I start?
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Backup Drives: Should I prefer more cache or a SAS interface?

Background: I am buying new drives for a backup server. I've found a good price on a WD RE drive that has a SAS interface but only 32MB of cache. I have to pay $40 more to get a SATA interface and ...
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Windows Server Backup full backup overwrite?

I am currently backing up a Windows Server 2008 R2 virtual machine to a share on a NAS. Unfortunately, backing up to network shares in 2008 R2 does not allow for incremental backups, nor does it allow ...
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Back up rented VPS that does not have that option

I'm currently renting a linux VPS from a host that doesn't grant the option to create a backup or snapshot. In my previous experiences with other hosts most of them had the ability to do so. And for ...
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How does backup deal with existing snapshots in snapshot based backup

I have a question regarding backups and VM's that contain snapshots. If i have a VM running in vmware with 2 snapshots and a snapshot based backup runs overnight, will it delete all of my snapshots or ...
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bash script works correctly but skips commands in cron if I am not logged in via ssh or I was connected recently

I am trying to schedule some backup scripts in cron on a CentOS release 6.7 (Final). This is the full backup, basically mounts a remote directory, checks if there is enough space available for doing ...
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bareos: changing retention period of windows client

I have a Bareos server that backups some Windows clients and I have also installed webui When I've installed the windows client the program showed me some configuration that I should include in ...
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AWS Glacier for backups with Vault Lock, but still removable in extreme cases

My company maintains data for a number of large corporate customers. The data is everything in the company, and loss of the data would probably mean losing all our customers. This means I ideally need ...
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Software Raid + LVM + Virtual Machine: File Corruption after crash

At our startup, while trying to move our applications to a new server we ran into a hung up Ubuntu 16.04 at the new server, responding to pings but ssh hanging at debug1: Entering interactive ...
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How to restore only a specific system state item in Windows Server

i have two Windows server in 2012 version, i want backup specific system state item in the first server and recover it on the second server but retaining the roles and system state existents in the ...
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Amanda/Zmanda backup-recovery Local server

I am trying to recover some files from a tape on Linux, that were placed on there through an amdump. The problem is in order to use amrecover you have to set up the server. Which I do not really know ...
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Azure Site Recovery. How to Increase Backup/Restore Speed?

My 128GB VMs take 2 hours to back up and 1.5 hours to restore. Is there a way to decrease that time?
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Remove “OneDrive” from path in onedrive folder [closed]

I'm trying to setup a simple backup solution for a small office of a few people. We have a windows server with two disks in Raid 1 (mirrored) for saving files that can be reached both in office and ...
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Is it safe to create tarball while files are in use?

Is it safe to create a tarball of a directory while the files in the directory are being used (read+write)? I want to create a backup of a 20GB directory without having to shut down my application ...
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Restore full VPS using rsync backup

I had a xen VPS running Debian 8 that had to come offline so I backed it up using rsync like this. rsync -aAXv --exclude={"/dev/*","/proc/*","/sys/*","/tmp/*","/run/*","/mnt/*","/media/*","/lost+...
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Microsoft Azure Backup Server TCP/UDP Ports to open

Planning to install Microsoft Azure Backup Server in our production environment which is firewall restricted, but I could not find any documents which specify the exact TCP/UDP port requirements. ...
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Adding snapshoting capability to a QA lab made of pyshical machines

Due to the nature of our application we can't run and test it on virtualization. I would like to have the ability to revert to a previous clean state and (if possible) have some kind of snapshoting (...
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Auto clean unused space on disks in VM

I run KVM based virtualization server (namely, Proxmox) where some Debian based machines are run in KVM VM's. Proxmox can create backups of VMs, it also compress the VM disks images. As we understand,...
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How can I export a database from phpMyAdmin when the “Export” tab is missing?

My Webhost has disappeared, possibly because the company has gone out of business. I no longer have access to cloud-based backups which my host created on a daily basis, however I still have access to ...
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To iterate a schedule for every hour in tivoli workload scheduler (similar to iterating the job )

Requirement: I have 3 jobs in a schedule, each job to run for every one hour. Each job is having dependency to each other. If any job running more that one hour, the next instance should not overlap ...
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How to backup all the iso and config files [closed]

We have: Existing Spec: Model: HP Proliant DL380p Gen 8 Server Processor: 2 x Intel® Xeon® E5-2650 v2 (2.6GHz/8-core) Memory: 32GB (2 x 16GB) HDD: 1TB SAS Hot-Plug HDD We are Upgrading it to: Memory: ...
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Local External Drive Backup for WinServer 2012 R2 Essentials

Right now a client of mine has a WinServer 2012 R2 Essentials machine with three hard drives in it - one is the main C: drive for the OS, and the remaining two are using Storage Spaces for drive ...
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Generate duplicate Active directory on Server 2008 r2

Currently We are using window server 2008 r2 and installed Active directory on server, which working fine. Problem is that, Some of roles which are not working well(Can not install/uninstall roles), ...
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HP DPM 7.0 restore failed on symbolic link

I know the software is really old. The previous admin decided to tick the box that says "Backup POSIX hard links as files". Now that I need to restore a job, it fails to create a symbolic link. ...
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How could I quickly recover lost DFS files on AWS?

We have a Windows 2012 R2 file server on a EC2 instance, with DFS network shares. The overall data takes about 600-800GB. I would like to somehow keep a copy at 15 minutes intervals for the lastest ...
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rsync to remote ssh or to local iscsi

I'm curious of anyone knows a link to or can elaborate upon this design question: I have a server that I would like to make a backup copy of data from. I have a second server that is iscsi-enabled. ...
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Error while creating a mongobackup using MongoDump

I'm using the following command line: /global/instance/mongodb-linux-x86_64-enterprise-suse11-2.6.10/bin/mongodump --host localhost:27017 --authenticationDatabase admin --username admin --password ...
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How to prepare a new disk to restore a Windows 10 backup image?

My current system (Windows 10 Pro) is on a 256 GB SSD and I want to replace that with a 500 GB one. So I read about that and found some articles suggesting using the systems build-in tools to move my ...
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DPM - Reporting of express backups

How can I get out of DPM server a list of the latest successful "express Backups"? ( And good to have time taken? ) The monitoring page just shows everything as a recovery point. My protection ...
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Hiera hash or array error

I developed an AWS S3 bakcup modul, but after the latest modify, puppet client not running (for run I using a following command: puppet agent --no-daemonize --debug --onetime). My hiera.yaml: --- :...
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Explorer crashed on Windows 8 Deep Freeze will erase all my data if restarted and Task Manager is not coming up

How do I force explorer to restart without the task manager or Ctrl Alt del? Neither are responding to any input and Windows is just completely unresponsive. Deep Freeze (configured by admins) ...
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Combining a Windows Server with a Cloud NAS

We currently run Windows Server 2012 on our company's server. This handles the local domain, user accounts and file sharing etc. The server is RAIDED, and separately to this I also run a daily backup ...
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What is the asymptotic performance of par2?

I've got a machine with a wimpy CPU, only 1G of ram, and a 10Tb of disk space. I'd like to make a very reliable backup of what's stored on this machine. As part of this I'd like to create par2 ...
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'rsync -av −−del' gives error

Seems --del has problems with permissions. I don't know what's happening but rsync is not deleting file '1-s2.0-S1369527414001830-main.pdf' on local. rsync -av −−del /home/bernardo/...
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Backup laptop and server folder using rsync

I want to have a folder in my laptop synched in the server. My purpose is to have 'cloned' folder in laptop and server. Both folders will be updated when changing files either in laptop or server with ...
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If RAID5/6 are risky due to URE, are full backup/restore schemes at risk too?

As I understand it, you have a high chance of encountering an URE during a rebuild due to having to read a large amount of data to perform the task. Does this problem also affect backup and restore ...
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Server 2012 Essentials not deleting backups

I have a client who had 2012 essentials, he has a separate solution for backups and we don't want to use the built in Windows backup. I selected each pc and turned backups off and told it to delete ...
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Simple Bacula config to not fill backup volume

I am new to Bacula (and to server admin in general) and I have setup a close-to-vanilla configuration for a small webserver. I have little space for backup (66GB). The backup volume was full, so I ...
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TFS backup notifications apparently not working

What must I do to correctly configure Alert Notifications for backups on my TFS 2015.1 installation? I've entered the SMTP information and verified that a test message goes through; my domain account ...
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Regular Disk Backup Vs. Hyper-V Backup

I have a Server 2012-r2 environment where the hard disks are backed up regularly. In the machine I also have two or three VM running at a time. I was wondering if the entire disk backup is enough to ...
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How to eject sas hdd win server 2012 proliant dl380 g9

We got Proliant DL380 G9, when I try to eject or remove SAS HDD by taking it offline, the Red LED (Do not remove) is still on. I'm not really familiar with Proliant, on other servers I just take the ...
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Arcserve incremental backup to network drive on weekday and full backup at monthend to a USB drive

i wish to keep the backup as simple, fast as possible weekday : incremental backup to network drive, admin no need to care about it monthend : full backup to a USB drive, then admin will remove the ...
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How do I set domain machines to ignore domain in login credentials?

Basically, some machines will allow remote access with an incorrect domain but correct username and password, but others won't. How do I set a server TO do that? My issue is that I have a host ...
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What is the diference between volume marked archive and volume marked full?

In Bacula, what is the difference between a volume status at full and a volume status on Archive? I browsed the Internet, but found nowhere to find out what means all those statuses such as Recycle, ...
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What's the safest way to backup a graphite whisper database?

What's the safest way to backup a graphite whisper database, is it safe to just use tar or is there another method required to prevent corruption?
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MariaDB taking ages to restore backup

So I did a mysqldump of a pretty huge db and I'm trying to restore it now using: mysql db_test < db_test.sql but it looks like it's not gonna end by the end of this year. It's been about an hour ...
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Sync a Maildir backup to an account

I have a client who created about 20 mailboxes on a server, and they have been using them for a few weeks. So there is mail in them, that can't be lost. Now they recovered a backup of those mailboxes ...
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What is the solution for daily backup only changed files (with log) in Windows Server [closed]

We are a small team and working on a project that has huge file sizes which shared from a Windows Server running machine. After some losing important files, corrupted files and etc... we decided to ...