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How does restore to dissimilar hardware work?

System restore to dissimilar hardware, something which high end backup/recovery products can do, is a really useful feature. However, how does it work on a Windows Server restore? Thanks
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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Shadow protect backup restoration really slow

I'm part of a small I.t. dept for an engineering firm. While I'm mostly a software developer I wear many other hats due to the small size of the company. Today I'm wearing the hat of I.T. manager ...
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Restoring AIX ufsdump on another Unix system

I've previously tried to restore from an AIX mksysb image (question here). I managed to find another set of nightly AIX backups that look to have been made with ufsdump: # mt -t /dev/rmt/1h rew # dd ...
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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 ...
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Restore of SBS 2008 unsuccessful

I have a Windows SBS 2008 here that I'm trying to restore from backups. It runs as a VMware virtual machine, so I can use snapshots and try out stuff. What happened Windows froze and the only option ...
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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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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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SQLSTATE 42000 on Restore after restoring native backup from NetBackup tape

My environment is Windows Server Standard 2003 SP2, SQL Server 2000 SP4 with a few additional patches, NetBackup Admin console 7.1 and NetBackup Client 6.5.3. I take nightly full backups that restore ...
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Problems with USB-Devices using VDR

I'm using VDR on vSphere4. It works sucessfully. I've already backuped several VMs with VDR and I like it very much. But now we got a problem. We have 2 VMs, using an USB-Device Server with a stick ...
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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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backup restore all ubuntu server

I need to change my server(all hardware). I`m running Ubuntu-server on it. I use it for LAMP. Is there any way to completely backup running server and restore it on another(all of databases, Mysql ...
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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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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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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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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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>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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HP Data Protector restore destination not honored?

I have HP Data Protector 5.5 installation backing up a single server. Now we have experienced RAID troubles on the server and I would like to restore the backup to antoher server before commencing any ...
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Backup and Restore Multiple MS SQL Databases

We have switched to a new CAD package at work (elecworks) which uses MS SQL Server to store it's data. Unfortunately, it seems to use a separate database for each drawing that is created. We are ...
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Restore of AIX backup on other Unix system

I have two old AIX backup tapes box labelled "System Image" that I need to recover a few files from. I've tried to extract them using tar (Solaris and Gnu) and cpio with no success. I then ...
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Acronis / Backup Exec restore using VSS hardware provider

I developed a VSS hardware provider for a storage System While taking the backup of the disk i set the backup option to use VSS hardware provider During the backup, i receive the call to my Hardware ...
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Duplicity restore with ftplicity fails because of different volume gpg key

I'm trying restore my backup made on remote ftp server but i have problem because backup was made with different gpg key and then incremental backups was made with second gpg key. I get ...
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Windows Server 2008 Server - Restored Harddisk - Set partition as System/Boot

I have and old server which has failed mirrored disk. We broke mirror and removed failed disk. We got a new harddisk but we can't mirror because current working disk is old and has 512b cluster size. ...
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What is the correct way to backup samba4 and file permission

what is the correct way to backup samba4 and file permission. Currently what I did is only clone the whole harddisk, but it need to shutdown and take time. any one of you have better solution? I ...
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What is the best way to backup and restore a CentOS 7 server, using rsnapshot?

I recently made a backup of a CentOS 7 server using rsnapshot - version 1.3.1 and rsync -version 3.0.9 I made a few changes to the rsnapshot.conf file, which are listed below. I uncommented the ...
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Restore of Windows 2008 Server into a Oracle Virtualbox

I am trying to restore a Windows 2008 R2 server bare matal backup to a Virtualbox virtual machine for DR purposes. The problem I have is that I can boot from the 2008 R2 CD in order to get into the ...