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DFS Nameserver is broke

Our RAID array which housed the File server VMDK is no more. This was a Windows Server 2003 install which was the file server and contained the DFS Namespaces. The RAID array with all the files is ...
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1answer
555 views

Windows Server 2008R2 Backup Cannot Be Found (Unable to Restore)

I've got a bit of an issue and need some professional advice. One of our servers ended up crashing and I have a backup of the said server (Windows Server 2008 R2). The backup routinely backed up the ...
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1answer
94 views

Is it possible to restore windows 2008 server to larger raid array?

Warning: I'm a developer not an administrator. I have a Windows 2008 server that is providing Active Directory and some directory shares and it is running out of space. Currently, it has three 250GB ...
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What to back up and how to restore that back up to another server - MS Server 2008 R2 [closed]

I am modifying an old server to be used as a backup server. The backup server should be able to use the backups of the primary server and run the same as the primary server. Both servers are running ...
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0answers
31 views

How to Restore Server Settings Windows Server 2008

I would like to restore window server to the state it was, like a week a go. Is it possible to do something like restore pints in XP in windows server? If not what might be my options?
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1answer
305 views

Restore SBS 2008 Backup to Same Hardware but Different Disk Configuration

We've got a Dell T610 Server with SBS 2008 on it, running Exchange Server, SQL Server Express, DHCP, Active Directory, Sharing Files and Printers, etc. We currently have (4) Seagate Savvio 15K 146GB ...
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1answer
418 views

Where to get some generic ruleset for the firewall of a domain controller?

I've blown up the firewall rules on a domain controller (DC). Since there are no restore points in Windows 2008 and restoring everything from a full backup is not a solution in this case, how do I: ...
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298 views

Tape restore giving error incorrect block size - Win2k8

I'm trying to restore from tape and I am getting an error of incorrect block size. The software I used to backup is called BackupAssist and their support hasnt been the greatest. One weird thing I ...
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1answer
548 views

LTO-3 restore from backup when backup software is unknown

I was recently asked to restore the backups of some HP Ultrium LTO-3 tapes to a portable HDD, the company that owned the tapes liquidized and the old CEO wanted the backups in a form they could read ...
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1answer
978 views

Restore Windows Server backup into a smaller partition

A Windows Server 2008 R2 machine was mistakenly partitioned. The system partition is now larger than it should be. Because Disk Management doesn't let me shrink the partition to the desired size, I ...
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254 views

Windows Server 2008 - Disk Imaging program wanted [closed]

Can anybody please suggest a good disk imaging solutions for Windows 2008 Server? The software should be capable of incremental backups, FTP storage and handling the Windows Server 2008 default ...
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1answer
1k views

Restore old Backup Exec tapes with NTbackup

I've got old backup tapes made with previous versions (v10 and v12) that I need to pull data from (related to this prior question). I have a machine set up with Windows Server 2008 and a trial ...
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689 views

How do you verify a restore?

What tool(s) would you use to verify that a restored file structure is whole and complete? My environment is a Windows Server 2008 file server. (We use tape for backup, but that is inconsequential.) ...
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3answers
209 views

Best Web Server Backup Tips?

I have a web server that I run which has quite a few sites on it now all using SQL Db's - Its actually a cloud server from 1&1 (Win2008). I have the following in place in case of the worst: ...
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2answers
256 views

What software can create OS image backups for platform independent servers

I have a couple servers for which I use the inbuilt backup tools to make OS backups, is there software that can automate the process and make similar format backups. Are there any freeware tools ...
2
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2answers
192 views

Imaging a colocated server

Hello: I need some advise on if something is possible. Here is the Scenario... I have a Co-Located Windows 2008R2 DC Edition server in chicago (far from me) so I only can access it via RDC. It has ...
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1answer
240 views

Best way to backup remote windows 2008 server to my local machine?

We have a remote Windows 2008 server hosted by 1&1 which I would like to backup to my local desktop. What are some of the better alternatives to accomplish this? Daily automatic backups would be ...
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3answers
5k views

Backing up Windows Server 2008 R2 to FTP server

I'm looking for an inexpensive way of backing up my Windows 2008 R2 dedicated server to an FTP server. To be any useful, the software should also be able to restore the server by using a bootable CD ...
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476 views

I/O error on restore restart using Red Gate SQL backup - the default backup directory exists

I am getting the following error on log restores for a certain DB in a log shipping setup: During restore restart, an I/O error occurred on checkpoint file 'H:\DFLT\RestoreCheckpointDB22.CKP' ...
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1answer
387 views

How to ignore hard drives size with Windows Server Backup (Win-2008) restore?

I used Windows Server Backup to backup my 640GB boot drive. Only about 30GB is used, and the backup was very fast. Now I am trying to restore the image to a 500GB hard drive but it is saying that the ...