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Time difference between servers after disaster recovery

We are running an old training system based on Windows Server 2003 and XP-clients. The solution is rather simple with four servers, two of them beeing DC:s. Everything is preconfigured and that goes ...
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Restoring database to a point in time not working

I have a database that is backed up nightly via a maintenance plan I created using the wizard in management studio. The recovery model is set to full. On the 26th something happened and SQL Agent ...
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Replace MySql databases with a more recent copy via command line

Ubuntu Server running MySql server. We have 5 databases on our server. On a recent crash, the server was restored incorrectly and now 1 database (B) has 2 incorrect tables and a 2nd database (A) is ...
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Scripting Windows 2008 R2 restore of files using wbadmin

The problem I am running into is the restoration of files using wbadmin; specifically with the -recoverytarget flag set. The line that I am running is : e:>WBADMIN START RECOVERY -version:09/19/...
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Time Estimate for Backup Recovery with IBM System x3650 M3

I've been doing a little business continuity planning research for myself and I have come to the question of: What is the estimated time for the recovery of about 4 TB worth of data with the use of ...
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how to backup a cloud site on rackspace cloud with code and database

i have my website hosted on rackspace cloud server . i need to make backup of code + database of my cloud site. Please give me link of any documentation which suggests steps to perform this or link ...
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how to restore cloud site on rackspace from files container [closed]

I have backed up my cloud site using http://www.zipitbackup.com/. It creates a backup file in Cloud sites/Container . Now i need to restore my site using this backup file. I don't find documentation ...
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Restore From Database not showing database I want to pick

In Management Studio I want to restore to a point in time from an existing database. However, the databases that I can choose from in the drop down list don't include the one I want to choose. And ...
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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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Best method to clone a Windows server?

I have a Windows Server 2012 production server I am running with RDS set up. I want to copy everything I have done to set up this RDS server (user profiles, files, settings, etc) and make a second ...
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Restructuring RAID Array (Windows Storage Spaces)

Our current production server has 6 hd's in a RAID 10 array. Technically it's not RAID, but the new Windows Storage Spaces feature in Windows Server 2012 (think software-RAID). These six are used for ...
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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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Which way should we choose to shorten backup time?

A company performs a full backup for its data in a daily basis for disaster recovery purposes. However, their backup process cannot be completed within the assigned backup time window. What would ...
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easy way to restore incremental rsync backup?

I have incremental rsync backups of a folder, created with: rsync --delete -a -v --backup --backup-dir="../backup_`date +%Y-%m-%d`" /orig /backups/dest so I have a copy of current /orig on /backups/...
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Hyper-V Missing Virtual Server From Hyper-V Manager List

We are running Hyper-V on a Window 2008 server that doesn't have a desktop (only console login is provided). We access Hyper-V using Hyper-V Manager which connects to this host-server and it provides ...
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What is the best way to create backup in an existing gitlab and restore the same backup in a new gitlab server? [closed]

What is the best way to backup and restore gitlab incuding all repositories, commit comments, wall comments, wiki etc.
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Automated nightly backup of 1TB drive on Ubuntu Server

How you would set up an automated nightly backup for the whole disk (boot and data partition) running Ubuntu Server? I have a 1TB drive (current usage 200GB) and I want to have daily clone of this ...
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Is there a way to list files that can be recovered from rdiff-backup

I am testing rdiff-backup as a possible backup solution. There is one thing i cant find how to do and was wonder if it is possible. If I am backing up directories on a server. e.g. server:/...
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How Do I Restore a MySQL Database from Time Machine Backup?

I develop locally on a Mac, and my computer completely died yesterday. The hard drive is gone, apparently not recoverable. I have a current backup on Time Machine. So my question is: How exactly do ...
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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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Ridiculous Exchange database restore scenario

Okay, so I have a little bit of a challenge for the Exchange pros. I am looking for the mailbox database that a specific user was on... Before their account (and mailbox) was destroyed, around 7 ...
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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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MySQL transfer from backups

I had a server die and I have been trying to restore the data onto a new server. I had a mysql database. I have all the files stored in /var/lib/mysql. Each database had a database privileges ...
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Percona-Cluster: backup and restore procedure

I'm trying to restore a full backup taken from one node of a three-node percona cluster (percona cluster 5.5, galera 2.1, wsrep sst method is rsync, innodb tables only). Backup was taken like this: ...
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Backup and Recovery Strategy for a VPS

I have several small virtual private servers running ubuntu 11.04. I currently have VirtualMin managing the backups for the server, however, it only backs up the users' home folders and the ...
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Differential backup missing moved folders (flawed archive attribute logic)

Recently I've discovered that my backup system it flawed: there are situation where various files/folders are missed. I do my backup from local disk to a network NAS. I use Cobian backup, and I have ...
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Restoring my Backup [closed]

Is it possible to copy all the data in the C drive of a machine to the C drive of another machine (which has totally different hardware) and then boot the new machine with it?
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Windows 2008 R2 Backup to DVD

Been playing with Windows 2008 R2 and I ended up creating a backup of my test server and stored the backup files on my local machine. How can I copy the backup files from my local machine to a DVD? ...
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Duplicity: is it possible to restore files from a backup that has not been updated in six months?

I need files from an old server that ran a daily duplicity backup and was deactivated six months ago. The backup files are store in an Amazon S3 bucket and the last backup was made about six months ...
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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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Accessing data on SAS drives if server fails

If my server goes down, how can i access the data on the SAS drives? I don't have another server to plug them into, and even then connecting the drive to a different controller (while keeping the ...
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Restore Files from Client Computer Backups (Windows Server Backup) -Windows Server 2012

A laptop connected to the domain with some critical files died the other week, and I'm having trouble restoring the files. The laptop is sent away for repairs, but in the meantime I need the files ...
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rsnapshot - not correctly archiving mysql databases

My rsnapshot configuration: snapshot_root /.snapshots/ backup /home/user localhost/ backup_script /usr/local/backup_mysql.sh localhost/mysql/ Using this file: NOW=$(date +"%m-%d-...
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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 partition,...
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tar on windows and symbolic links

It seems to me that tar on windows does not understand directory symbolic links - it treats them as an ordinary folders which in my case leads to infinite recursion. 7-zip has the same problem. Are ...
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File server failed. DFS with and without replication in use. Questions on getting back to normal operation

I have an oldish (physical) Windows Server 2003 R2 box, which is a file/print server. I suspect the RAID card has gone bye-bye, after a reboot Windows is checking the data volume, its been 1.5 hours ...
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Acronis TrueImage .TIB file conversion to .VHD

I've made several backups of older 2000 and XP machines I've phased out over the last year or so. These were done with 'Seagate DiskWizard' from Hiren's Boot CD (Acronis True Image Home (v9.5 I think)...
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Automatically Snapshoting AWS instances (or other back up strategy)

I just realized that my aws instance count has risen into the double digits. I'm currently backing portions of my folders and dbs and moving them off to a backup instance. What I think I should be ...
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Backup RAID1 and RAID10 before upgrade

I have two machines, one with mdadm RAID 1 on root partition and one with mdadm RAID 10 on root partition with 4 drives. Ubuntu machines, now I need to upgrade these. If something goes wrong I need a ...
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Symantec Netbackup : Oracle restore fails “exited with status 13: file read failed”

I am restoring Oracle datafile size of 1200GB. Datafile is read from backup piece size of 4000GB(4TB). Note: As I monitored 4TB is processed totaly to read all blocks of my datafile. I had several ...
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Can I restore a SQL Server 2008 R2 backup to SQL Server 2008 R2 Express?

I have a server that's currently running SQL Server 2005 Express, and I need to restore a database backup that a developer has modified using SQL Server 2008 R2 [I think the full version, but still ...
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Restore database from backup file, where file name matches reg expression

I am doing the below : RESTORE DATABASE UAT FROM DISK = 'E:\Databases\backup\MY_LIVE_20120720_070001.bak' WITH REPLACE But I want to be able to use a file location that ignores the numbers in the ...
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Restore Exchange 2003 database to disk on a server not running Exchange

I need to restore an Exchange 2003 database to disk on a server that is not running Microsoft Exchange, would that be possible? or would Backup Exec only restore to a server running Exchange? If it ...
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Sql Server Backup Compatibility - 2008 with 2005

I'm hoping to restore a backup from SQL Server 2008 into a Sql Server 2005 instance. Is there a way to have Sql 2008 back up in a format that 2005 will understand?
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selectively import “record sets” from one mysql instance to another

I have a mysql server hosting a production database, and routinely I make snapshots of it, which we can also use as a staging environment. Sometime bad things happen, e.g. we delete a row (and all ...
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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 ...
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MySQL Unite Two Tables

Situation: after crash (or hack, I'm not still sure) some in table vB_users disappeared. I have march backup of that table, but since that time there were new records. Is there a fast way to add all ...
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How can I split phpmyadmin's server backup to database backups?

I have a big .sql file which i created with phpmyadmin to back up my development databases. is there any way to split this big backup into several files, each file for a separated database? the file ...
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What's the easiest way to do a FULL backup/restore in Windows 7? [closed]

I want to be able to backup my Windows 7 system, then restore it. When I restore my backup, I want to do a FULL restore--that is, if I created files on my desktop or installed software after the ...
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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 ...