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Real Time Data Mirroring in Linux Servers [closed]

Which are the different techniques available for real time data mirroring / backup of full server to restore it from a entire system crash? Is it better to purchase a separate server for data ...
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4answers
148 views

How to restore a backup from a tgz file in linux

How can i restore from a backup.tgz file generated from another linux server on my own server? I tried the command the following command: tar xvpfz backup.tgz -C / The above command worked, but it ...
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3answers
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How can i restore linux backup on virtual machine

I have made the backup of my linux OS in bacukp.tgz which is centos 6.4. Now i want to create a new virtual machine vmware from it. So do i first need to install centos form cd or iso and then i ...
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1answer
127 views

Cloning my hard drive as a backup [closed]

At the moment, I have an Ubuntu 11.04 installation on a single 500GB hard drive in my laptop. The hard drive is partitioned into four parts: 500MB for the boot information, 2GB for the swap ...
2
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1answer
381 views

What tape backup device can read a DC 2120 XL cartridge?

While preparing to move to a new house, I came across two forgotten tape backup mini cartridges from 1996. I know they hold the only backup I made of my original Remote Access BBS, with all my ...
2
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3answers
1k views

Using mongodb tools (mongodump, mongorestore) from another machine

I have a mongodb server (A) and a http server (B). I would like to run mongodump and mongorestore commands on http server (B) to backup data on server B. But these tools comes with mongodb ...
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2answers
5k views

How To Backup “crontab -e” Files?

I want to do a complete server backup. I already have my backup script copying all of the html/php files for the web app, and the mysql databases, placing them into a .tar.gz file. How can I add the ...
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1answer
151 views

What is the best method of backing up a VPS?

Let's say that I have 50GB of off site storage and my VPS has a hard drive of 30GB. If I wanted to back-up my entire VPS (take note that cPanel/WHM is installed) every 24 hours, how would I do so and ...
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1answer
244 views

How to do rdiff backup restore

How to do rdiff back restore using program ( perl, bash ) Can i get more informatio about rdiff back restore ?
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1answer
95 views

Does rsync looks for modified files also

I have an rsync backup with me I want to restore it on a Vmware virtual machine. The back I have is of a Guest OS which is running on LVM and where I want to restore is a guest running on Vmware.My ...
0
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1answer
647 views

Restore Backup Exec tapes without Backup Exec running

I've got old backup tapes I need to pull data from that were created with Backup Exec some years ago, but unfortunately we no longer run Windows servers on our network. Our entire tape backup system ...
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5answers
598 views

How to Approach CentOS Back Up on GoDaddy Dedicated Hosting

Does anyone have any experience with backing up a dedicated server at GoDaddy or anywhere else? I have a CentOS system. I recently made a big newbie mistake working on linux and toasted my server. ...
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4answers
507 views

Backup plan for production server

We have a production server (RHEL 5.3 64 bit) where all our domains are hosted remotely. We want to have a standard backup plan for our system so that on any physical damage the system can be quickly ...
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2answers
424 views

Arkeia: Any way to restore files from a recycled tape?

Hoping for help and/or magic: I have a backup tape that Arkeia (v. 5.3.12, running on CentOS 4.3) has marked as "Recycled". I'm pretty certain that the tape has NOT been overwritten, and so the data ...
2
votes
2answers
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Backup plan for linux webserver in small business?

I am currently in the process of writing a backup plan for the webserver in use by my business. I am very new to this area and have a few ideas about how things should work but am unsure of what tools ...
0
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1answer
130 views

rdiff-backup command view backedup files

We are using rdiff-backup command to make incremental backups.My question is that how to view the files in a particular backup i.e, .gz file Also how to recover all the files in a particular gz file
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1answer
297 views

rdiff-backup command restore with date

If a backup was made using rdiff-backup command for some particular date what is the format that should be given to restore the files for that particular date. rdiff-bakup -r "dateformat" ...
0
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1answer
163 views

rdiff-backup command to restore

Let say i have a source directory which contains The contents /foo/a /foo/b(These are the files in a directory on a remote system) using rdiff command i make a backup as rdiff-backup ...
0
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2answers
198 views

ANy software for auto backup of ubuntu system

I am using ubuntu 10.04. Now the ubuntu is performing as i want. Is there any thing like system restore in ubuntu. SO that if i upgrade the ubuntu softwares and it stops working and i can restore ...
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10answers
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Linux - What directories should I exclude when backing up a server?

I'm backing up a linux server and storing it on some other server. I started off with a simple rsync -aPh --del server.example.com:/ /mnt/backup Then someone pointed out that I shouldn't back up ...