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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Do I need to use apply-log with innobackupex

I'm using innobackupex to backup my databases like this: usr/local/bin/innobackupex --user=bkpuser --password='example' --rsync \ --no-timestamp /pathtobackup 2> /pathtobackup/innobackupex.log ...
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Fresh SQL Server DB restore works most times, but fails sometimes

I'm working on an automated setup of a Windows Server 2008 R2 Core with IIS and SQL Express I'm starting with a fresh (just installed) OS in a VM (virtualBox in this test case) My scripts then ...
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Can a Sql Server standard edition backup be restored to web edition

If I have two instances of Sql Server 2008 R2. One is standard edition, one is web edition. If I take a backup of a database from the standard instance can I restore it to the web edition instance?
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Restoring subversion from hot-backup.py backup

Ive been creating backups of my subversion repository using hot-backup.py. I've had no problems restoring from these backups in the past. But today I noticed that my "ABCD" repository is backed up ...
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Acronis Cloning of Redhat Linux Server

I tried to evaluate Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 for my redhat linux before deciding what cloning software to purchase for my company, but doesn't seem to get it working. My redhat linux box has ...
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Best method to protect software PBX system from disaster

I have been put in charge of maintaining an old PBX system which is running Windows Server 2003 and TeleAdvantage PBX software. The big concern is that the company that originally built this PBX box ...
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Restore utility error

I want to restore a .bkf file created on SBS 2003, to a SBS 2011. I have downloaded and instaled restore utility, but I am getting this error Unable to write data to c:\foldername This security id ...
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Mirroring an entire machine

What's the most appropriate way to constantly mirror all the settings and data from one Linux machine to another? I have a critical server, which I'd like to have a "hot spare" available for in case ...
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clone server onto remote storage

how can i clone a server onto a remote drive? I would like to make an identical backup of my CentOS 6 64bit server onto a remote hdd. I am going to be installing a raid card into the sever causing ...
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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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Need help recovering PostgreSql database to a new server

As said in the topic I need some help restoring a database to a new server. There is a production database on one server - I do a daily automated backup of that database to a remote location: pgdump, ...
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>Lotus Notes Backup Exec 12 restore options - Which one?

What do these restore options in backup exec mean when restoring a Lotus Notes database? Retain original IDs Select this option to restore the original database IDs. Assign new database ID ...
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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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Advice for Large Backup on Plesk Mail Server

We have a Plesk 9.5.4 server with 2423 domains and according to SELECT * FROM psa about 8811 e-mail accounts. When we do a backup it takes about three days and the backup file is about 65 GB big. We ...
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Duplicity restore reports “Invalid SSH password” when I'm using a private key for connection

I'm testing the restoration of a backup with duplicity 0.6.15. I can login to my backup server just fine using ssh and sftp using the following commands and my private key: ...sftp root@client:~# ...