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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glusterfs backup - how to migrate image to new server?

I am running glusterfs on a 3 node prod server with thinly provisioned LVM-Volumes. My goal is to automate a backup process that is based on gluster snapshots. The idea is basically to run a shell ...
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how to backup centos7 that run several vm's with ovirt

I have a centos 7 machine. on this machine I've created several VM's using ovirt. I want to create a backup that machine(all the vm's and the server itself). I know there are many way to backup a ...
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Quantum Scalar i80 - I see the tape drive, but not changer

I have a Quantum Scalar i80 connected via SAS to a CentOS 6 server. When I look in /proc/scsi/scsi, I see the tape drive, but I don't see the changer. From /proc/scsi/scsi: Host: scsi8 Channel: 00 ...
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Windows Active Directory backup to a file

How can i take a complete backup of windows Active Directory into a single file and is it possible to restore this AD backup to another server? I cannot use active directory replication now, because ...
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Windows backup VS Volume snapshot

I have an EBS volume mounted as secondary volume on an EC2 . I want to back up data on the C drive (WEB application user document attachements ) of the EC2 instance : 1) Run a regular windows ...
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Backup: daily backup changed files only to Amazon S3/Glacier

I am using this rsync bash script to create a daily backup of my webserver (only changed files). It works fine, daily backups are transferred to my home NAS. Only new/changed files are transferred, ...
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backup postgres database password issue

I've got a postgres database that I want to backup regularly. For that, I'd like to use the automated backup script here Usually I to proceed admin tasks I use these command: > sudo -i -u ...
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Backup workaround for IaaS v2 Virtual Machines on Azure?

Looked high and low, but couldn't figure out a way of backing up my VMs in Azure's new portal i.e. IaaS v2 VMs (made using the resource manager). I was wondering if anyone has implemented a ...
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Bacula stopped working after pool delete from catalog and from disk

We had 2 identical backups of 1 server. 1 was done by real name and the second was done by alias (CNAME in DNS). I deleted the one that was done by CNAME to free up disk space. First I deleted pool ...
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Veeam Back jobs failing with error: Error: Client error: ChannelError: ConnectionReset

My Veeam Backup was working fine until one day I got this error: Error: Client error: ChannelError: ConnectionReset I was having this error for every backup job(new and old) and restore job. The ...
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How to create scheduled incremental backup with WBadmin?

It says wbadmin use VSS to backup blocks that have changed since the last backup, do I have to add -vssFull or -vssCopy in the backup command to be able to perform incremental backup? Is incremental ...
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how to delete old files in ftp with bash

I have a backup ftp server and I have a CRON bash sending all backups here. Right now I have to manually delete all old files, but I would like to automate this process with a CRON bash The remote ...
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Safely retaining backup data for decommissioned BareOS Clients

We have a BareOS installation for back ups. We have just finished using a client machine. We want to: Ensure that the last remaining snapshot(s) are retained forever. Make sure that that client ...
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restore parts of an LDAP Database

Let's say I have a replicated LDAP setup and someone comes along and deletes an account by accident. Naturally this deletion then gets replicated to all the slaves. How would one go about restoring ...
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BackupPC Per host file exclusion

Is there a way to set exclusion directories per host in BackupPC? I would like to skip /home on 2 of my web cluster nodes that use NFS Mounts to the master server. Or, can I skip directories mounted ...
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Connect by mysqldump to a mysql server only allowing one ip

I have a cloud server with MySQL in it. In this moment, i can't connect from my pc to the server using any of the users. What it want is allow to use mysqldump with an specific user and only allow ...
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Hp Data Protector backup destination command line

I'm using Hp DP ver. A.06.11 on HP-UX with 24 slots tape library. On DP Gui, I'm able to specify backup destination. Is it possible to do it from the command line? When I type the command /opt/omni/...
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EFS Encrypted folder questions?

I have just installed a brand new W2012R2 that includes sensible medical data folders. I was considering Bitlocker but as I need remote access to the server, it will not be a good alternative for me (...
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DPM 2010 - Unable to 'Backup Using Child Partition' since 2012R2 cluster upgrade

We recently upgraded our 2008R2 Hyper-V cluster to 2012R2 over the weekend. I'm trying to create some new protection groups on our DPM 2010 server but we are no longer able to create 'Backup Using ...
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How to backup Xen virtual machine using XL toolstack?

My server is running several virtual machines using Xen with XL toolstack. Each virtual machine uses an image file as a disk device. If I just copy these image files, there is a high possibility of ...
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Backing up remote Ubuntu VPS via rsync — is it possible and reasonable? Any alternatives?

I have a VPS on Digitalocean. They do provide 2 ways of backup (snapshots and "regular backups"), but neither of them can be downloaded from them. My goal is to find a reasonably universal way to ...
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Multiple 12292 and 10 VSS errors

My server running Server 2003 R2 has been reporting multiple 12292 and 10 VSS errors when the UniTrends agent calls to the Shadow Volume Provider for a VSS Snapshot. The server has the latest updates ...
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MySQL execute every query on a second server

I have a Web-application on a Linux Debian 8 Server saving in MySQL. I need a backup which is always the latest version(not even a minute behind) so the only way i could think off to archive this is ...
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Router backup solution with USB [closed]

I have a router sitting at an external location. I'm looking for a solution to backup router logs at scheduled intervals, incrementally, over USB. Can someone recommend an intelligent external ...
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Live Backup using Proxmox's snapshot-drive command

I have a KVM server(not on a proxmox node), my VPS is based on qcow2 format and I would like to do a live backup of the vms. I have understood there are two types of backup, Internal and External, I ...
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ZFS Backup vs. ZFS Data Folders for Services [closed]

So I recently set up my own little server here at home. I got my main system set up on an SSD and a ZFS pool of larger HDDs for data storage. Now the question I was asking myself was if for services ...
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how to backup win 2008 r2 drivers for bmr?

I am in the process of moving a W2008 R2 OS to dissimilar hardware using EaseUS. In the process I will probably need the hardware drivers of the new machine. This new machine has already W2008 R2 ...
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Oracle RMAN full backup due to gaps in ARCHIVE LOGs

I've recently recovered a Data Guard configuration. Simple setup that syncs from primary to standby using Data Guard. Because it's been on-line for a sustained period, some logs are missing and I ...
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How to force restart WBADMIN? Command line not responding

Just going through the backups this morning and I've noticed that the backups have failed for days now due to a backup job already running. Upon checking with the wbadmin get status command, the job ...
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WBAdmin shows recently backup successful, but does not show as Backup version for recovery

We have a file server running Windows Storage Server 2012 Workgroup. The backup schedule runs Nightly at 11pm. We rotate 3 external hard drives as the Backup targets (one is offsite and rotates weekly;...
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Adding to tar archive /var/lib/mysql is it enough for backup restore task?

In every docker project, I have a backup.sh and restore.sh file I want to find a good way for backing up and restoring mysql backup using only ./restore.sh ${timestamp} My backup.sh look like ...
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Need to do partial restore from a full xtrabackup

I'm using percona xtrabackup to do full DB backups on mariadb 10 and now i'm testing the restore. I want to restore just some databases (the important DBs) and ignore others (big archive DBs), ...
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How to do rsync with different destination port

I'm trying to rsync between two hosts. The source host has SSH keys in the destination server and I verified it can ssh without a password. The destination server is allowing ssh over port 2209. When ...
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Solution for backing up/copying from multiple destinations

We have 12 Debian servers that we want to copy a specific directory from to just one server on a weekly basis. This server will act as sort of a backup server. Any suggestions how to go about this?
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Configuring rsnapshot to only daily backups

I configured rsnapshot so it would not backup hourly by commenting out the hourly cronjob in /etc/cron.d/rsnapshot: #0 */4 * * * root /usr/bin/rsnapshot hourly 30 3 * * * ...
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Can't mount or edit VHDX file, in use

OS is Windows Server 2012 I have a VHDX file that we've been using for backups since Windows won't play nice with our NAS. The first 6 backups worked flawlessly, and they show up in the Windows ...
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Do I still need a backup if I have a redudant storage system with rollback capabilities?

My organization recently bought a storage system. It has 1.5Petabyte, with RAID6, and there is an online synced mirror in a physical different location. The system allows rollback / file recovery, by ...
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Can't login to centos after restore

I'm attempting to run a restore from backup of a test centos server that I have running on a local machine. The server is mimicking the same backup procedures we have running on another server, and I ...
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Backup of KVM raw-images

` Hi,guys! I'm running qemu-img-0.12.1.2-2.355.0.1.el6 on CentOS 6.3 using raw images for my virtual machines. Is there any way to safely backup guests, without stopping them? I've tried to make ...
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mksysb backup failure: “0042-154 c_stat : the file or directory … does not exist”

I have an environment with more than 40 AIX. The nim mksysb backup feature was running just fine for all of them, but for 3-4 weeks one particular server started to fail the mksysb with the following ...
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pg_dump compression; Server or Client side

When you are specifying compression on pg_dump, is the compression happening on the server side so that the transfer is quicker or is the pg_dump doing the compression? Thank you
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Simple backup solution for Windows Workstations [closed]

I am responsible for managing the IT at a small company (5-10 workstations). One of the challenge is to handle backups. We already have a Linux server with a big HDD offsite, so this looks like the ...
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Backup strategy for LVM file sytem on NFS file server connected to SAN

I have setup a server (CentOS) on which I have connected to several LUNs from a SAN via iSCSI then multipath, resulting in multiple physical volumes I can use for LVM (dm1 ...). From the file server, ...
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Server to Server file transfer through wget

I have a dedicated server in Germany with 120GB data, since I have bought a new dedicated server in U.S, I would like to transfer all the files to new server through FTP connection, to achieve this I'...
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Exchange restore procedure

I have a odd situation that was dumped in my lap where two database files on an Exchange server have become corrupt. I know no history of this setup from before, but was asked to try and fix this. ...
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Old Roxio Retrospect 7.7 client is not working

I got a legacy backup infrastructure built up by old EMC/Roxio Retrospect 7.7 Multi-Server in the small company LAN. All clients are still works fine for more than 6 years. But when I tried to install ...
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Xackup Backup Type for Xen Server 6.5

I'm running the Xackup trial and started backing up a few linux and windows VM's. I selected disk and memory state as the type of backup. Everything ran fine and backed up ok. When I went to edit ...
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Best RAID config for Data Backup NAS?

Currently looking in to a NAS backup solution which will primarily be used for storing images of a few employees laptops and also storing some internal data. Most likely going to go with the Synology ...
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NAUbackup features + Snapshots

Does anybody know whether or not NAUbackup captures the memory of a vm, along with the disk, when it takes a snapshot? I'm running xenserver 6.5 on three blade servers and I setup NAUbackup to backup ...
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I am looking for software that can parse emails and expect emails within a grace period [closed]

I manage a diverse set of backup systems, the only commonality is email notifications, There status being Failed, Success, Success with exceptions and unknown(where the email isn't sent). Case 1) ...