Making copies of data so that the copies may be used to restore the original after a data loss event, or for historical retention.

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What is the diference between volume marked archive and volume marked full?

In Bacula, what is the difference between a volume status at full and a volume status on Archive? I browsed the Internet, but found nowhere to find out what means all those statuses such as Recycle, ...
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What's the safest way to backup a graphite whisper database?

What's the safest way to backup a graphite whisper database, is it safe to just use tar or is there another method required to prevent corruption?
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MariaDB taking ages to restore backup

So I did a mysqldump of a pretty huge db and I'm trying to restore it now using: mysql db_test < db_test.sql but it looks like it's not gonna end by the end of this year. It's been about an hour ...
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Sync a Maildir backup to an account

I have a client who created about 20 mailboxes on a server, and they have been using them for a few weeks. So there is mail in them, that can't be lost. Now they recovered a backup of those mailboxes ...
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What is the solution for daily backup only changed files (with log) in Windows Server [closed]

We are a small team and working on a project that has huge file sizes which shared from a Windows Server running machine. After some losing important files, corrupted files and etc... we decided to ...
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Best performance- and backup-strategy with running multiple Webapps and databases on dedicated servers

my company is soon going to move our webservice-hosting to a new hoster and therefore i'm currently planing how everything will run in the future. I have to deploy at least: MsSQL-Database Server ...
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System State Backup on Domain Controller

I wanted to do a one-time full server backup of the Domain Controller. However, there was almost 1 TB of data to backup. So I am just doing a System State backup instead, which is less than 5 GB. At ...
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Rsync takes 8+ hours to backup 15M+ files

I have ~700GB storage where I store ~15M files, hence average file size is ~50KB. To back it up, over night I run a simple rsync script with the following set of flags: --archive --update --compress -...
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Powershell and par2 command line

I have a working script which 7zips sql bak files to a network location (helped by the good people here:)). since 7zip doesn't have recovery records i would like to use par2. now, i have put together ...
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delete rsnapshot directories

Looking to move from rsnapshot backups to something like backupninja. I'm having trouble finding a definitive answer on how to delete the rsnapshot backups. From what I understand many of the files ...
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Full system backup with rsync

I was reading this article about how to do a full system backup using rsync. This article assumes you have another machine with a similar linux system. What if is not the case? How different would be ...
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Remove all Snapshots Stuck at 25% for the past 14 hours ESXi 5.1

I have an ESXi 5.1 host server with a Server 2012 VM server which I am monitoring remotely that hosts the email application Domino. I was using a third party VM backup software called Iperius which I ...
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How to create image file and mount via. loopback (Ubuntu to remote backup space)

I've been fiddling around with the Hetzner Backup Space and I want to use rsync via. rsnapshot in order to back up my files (more info at their Wiki here) They state in their documentation: The ...
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“Windows 7 backup utility” on Windows 10 looks for files in old user folders after changing it

Yesterday, in order to recover from the latest Insider build, I installed Windows again, keeping the old non-system and non-user files in my HDD but installing a fresh Windows copy. I set up a new ...
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AutoMySQLBackup: Create a single file for each database

I'm backupping my databases with automysqlbackup. This works fine - but unfortunately I do not get a single file for each database but a cumulative file called daily_all-databases_2016-04-...
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Copying snapshot to another machine

I currently have exported an OVA of certain systems so I have a complete backup. After certain changes were made ( additional users added to LDAP for example), I created a snapshot. Would I be able to ...
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Backing Up Multiple SQL Databases to Network Share at the Same Time

Junior SysAdmin/accidental DBA here so apologies in advance for the noob question. The previous DBA here had a SQL Backup Maintenance Plan that he would copy across 20+ database servers and have all ...
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Rsync backup to veracrypt-encrypted USB memory stick results in errors

I have created encrypted USB memory stick using Veracrypt for backup. First sync went ok, now trying to update it results in error. I'm using this command after mounting the volume: sudo rsync -...
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WS2012, VSS Backup errors

I have few problems with VSS Full Backup on WS 2012 R2. I have 3 physical servers with few VM's on each. I'm doing Full Backup everyday via Windows Server backup. On each server I have different ...
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Bareos Backups all files despite of a custom FileSet

After reading documentation and many blog I still can't figure out what is missing in my FileSet so Bareos backup only csv and pdf files: FileSet { Name = "HQ ccomp" Include { Options { ...
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Backup Destination full, Acronis BAAS

I have a server where the versions were set too high on the backups. The drive became 100% full (0 bytes available space). I lowered the versions and attempted to rerun the backup, however it appears ...
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SBS 2011 Backups showing non-existent drive as unsuccessful

I have a client using SBS 2011 and the backup job for the server is showing that the C, D & E drive backups are fine but a fourth drive is unsuccessful. It doesn't list the name in a standard way ...
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Best Practices for AD DS Backup and Recovery?

So Microsoft claims that "you cannot use a network shared folder as a backup target for a system state backup", but I've seen plenty of posts where people indicate that they are able to do this from a ...
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Backup CentOS VM on Remote Server without snapshots

I have a VM with CentOS Server installed, which is for Email and Web Services, on a free esxi. The entire esxi has 2 TB usable and the CentOS server has 1.5 TB provisioned. Another CentOS VM that runs ...
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In terms of stability, who beats whom? VPS or dedicated server? [closed]

basically I am asking because I am wondering if dedicated servers are really more stable than VPS? I read here: http://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/website/difference-between-shared-vps-dedicated-...
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Very Huge Sized Cache of Duplicity

I am currently using a duplicity script to backup my 110G/2T CentOS server to a 2T sftp server. Since 4 days passed, duplicity backed up just 90G. This is not a problem. The main problem is; I have ...
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File archiver that stores RAW EFS files

I'll start off with the assurance that I have all the EFS certs safely in hand, and that is not what I'm asking about below. Assume I have that part taken care of. I'm trying to backup a some mixed (...
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How to correctly process backups from webdav folder

So I have a GNU/linux server running apache with mod_dav. Users can upload their backups into their respective user folder. I would like to write a scanner that scans those directories and passis it ...
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R1Soft CDP2 disk safe - make previous disk safe be active

Hoping that someone will be able to dust off some ancient R1Soft CDP2 knowledge on this =). How can you make a previous disk safe active so that backups can be made to it again? For example, if a ...
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Bacula. Running concurrent job from one linux box

Hi all i have a strange problem, as bacula documentation i can run two or many concurrent jobs if i set "Maximum Concurrent Jobs" more then 1. And this is work fine for jobs from different servers. ...
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Backing up MySQL MyISAM databases by copying the physical folders

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine and on it I have 2 MySQL MyISAM databases. These databases are quite large as they are over 20GB in combined size. I update these databases once a week. (I ...
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Merge split backup in container

I have a backup on my former hosting's container storage but it's split into 200MB parts Here is a screenshot So I can download the parts and when I do a cat file-003 I do get some plain text in ...
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Tape Library backup terminology

We are looking for Tape Backup solutions but bit confused the difference between LTO Tape Drive and LTO Cartridges . We want to backup data (1 PB) from Linux servers for long term secure environment. ...
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XenServer Fails to Backup:

I've had this issue on and off for a year and I figured I should finally post something. When going Server -> Backup on a three host pool of XenServer 6.5 SP1, I get "Unable to read data from the ...
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Hybrid Cloud Backup solution [closed]

I am looking like this solution. How can I do this? My side there will a central server This server as a local backup server. It will act as local file cache server. This server will encrypt all ...
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Restrict rsync over ssh read only / only copy from remote host

I want a backup host to be able to pull backups from a remote host. The backup host uses ssh key authentication to authenticate as a restricted user on the remote host, this user is restricted to the ...
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How to do offsite AWS RDS PostgreSQL backups?

As a measure to mitigate against catastrophes such as a malicious entity gaining full access to our AWS account and deleting everything, I am in the process of setting up offsite backups for our ...
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Physical storage devices, such as tape and changer devices, not visible when booting Debian 8 Jessie, with hpsa driver.

Question Not detecting all physical devices behind Smart Array controller after upgrading to Debian 8 Jessie HP P212 Smart Array Controller and HP 1/8 G2 LTO-5 3000 SAS Autoloader Debian 7 Whezzy ...
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Trouble getting automysqlbackup to keep connection to mysql server

I am trying to follow the instructions from the following page to set up backups for mysql. https://www.howtoforge.com/tutorial/mysql-incremental-backup-point-in-time-recovery/ However, once I get to ...
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Is redundancy form of a backup?

If I have two disk drives c and d and I image the c drive to d and leave it for a day; it is a form of backup, since I can revert to the day I mirrored it. But if I mirror it as RAID1, it is not a ...
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How to backup mail with exim4 server

I have a little exim4 mail server with local delivery to /var/mail folder. How can I backup mails? Is it enought to simply save all /var/mail folder? In this case, how to restore?
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With backups, is deduplication a function of the server independent of the backup software?

In order to save space with backups, I wanted to know if I can use any deduplication or if I have use a special implementation. In other words, say I use backup software x. If I ship those backups ...
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What can I use to do a detailed comparison of local and network share data?

I've got an IT problem I could use some assistance with. I work at a large organization with many users (1000+). We're currently on a mixed Server 2012 R2/2008/Windows 7 environment. The situation is ...
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Log backup clashes with log rotation

On my servers I have log rotation and a backup script which, besides all, backs up the entire log directory. For log rotation I use logroatate on Linux and newsyslog is used on BSD. For log backup I ...
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How to free memory after rsync?

I need to backup data from a web server with 10GB of RAM (Ubuntu). To backup data I use Rsync. My first test was to use one rsync for all website, but it uses 5GB. So I decided to split rsync but it ...
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bacula catalog backup error

I have a Bacula (mysql) server on an Ubuntu-server machine. It backs up and restore without issues except for the catalog. Every time it runs the catalog backup it shows an error. My guess is that ...
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Anyone using VTL for backups?

I would like to know if VTL is really a valid option nowadays? Is anyone here using it and why actually? Does it have any benefits compared to a regular server stuffed with SATA drives in RAID6/10? ...
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Copying preserving file and directory symlinks and symlink destinations

I have a directory with a bunch of files and symlinks in it, for example (not related to my actual hierarchy): src/usr/bin/ls -> src/usr/bin/busybox src/usr/bin/echo -> src/usr/bin/busybox src/...
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Does Azure Backup protect against a compromised server?

I have a (physical, not Azure VM!) Windows server whose files are automatically backed up using Azure Backup. If the server gets compromised, how much damage to the backups can the attacker do? ...
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Raid 5+1 considerations

I am charged with upgrading a persons private business network and was thinking of putting a bit of backup and centralisation. So for that i though of getting a small NAS with 4 drives and having 3 ...