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Windows Server 2008 repair logonui.exe

I'm fairly certain some data on my server got corrupted and from a dialog box that popped up I think one of the things that got corrupted is logonui.exe I think this because while the server goes ...
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how to send a corrupt netbios packet

I want to send a corrupt netbios Session Service packet to my machine, My goal it to check whether my machine restarts or not upon receiving the corrupt netbios packet (this has happened before and I ...
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Strategies for detecting corruption in Greyhole pools [closed]

Are there any good strategies for proactively detecting data corruption in a Greyhole pool. Suppose the following chain of events happens. c:\> copy swiss_bank_account.txt ...
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MySql crash: Incorrect key file for table

We have a MySql 5.5 database running InnoDB on Linux. One table (named table_search) is running MyISAM to be able to perform full text searches. The table has 823 368 rows. Yesterday we had a server ...
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Weird file corruption when using FTP. Any theories?

Sometimes when I'm uploading a large number of small files via FTP, some of the files' contents will be replaced with FTP control messages. For example, after uploading a website I'll notice that an ...
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Moving files with batch files from one pc to a server, to a another pc - worried about disk corruption

I use scheduled tasks that calls a batch file, that calls more batch files to move about three files from a pc, to a server, then to multiple other pcs. It all happens very quickly, as they are small ...
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logfile deleted on Oracle database how to re-create it?

For my database assignment we were looking into 'database corruption' and I was asked to delete the second redo log file which I have done with the command: rm log02a.rdo this was in the ...
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Detecting data corruption so we're not backing up corrupt files

I've been thinking about data integrity, I currently backup about 2tb of data and always have one backup of data from a year ago. My concern is if a file became corrupt on our production file server ...
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how safe are FS recovery operations?

I just needed to do a recovery of a vserver after a failed update. Because the scope of the affected files wasn't exactly known, I completely restored most directories, except /home which was not ...
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CentOS Superblock corruption?

I'm on CentOS 5.2 and I'm having a problem booting my two database servers. Our IT department performed a SAN upgrade over the weekend and now I can't boot - they say the upgrade went fine but ...
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NTFS error 55 after rebooting a Windows 2008 Web Server

This one really drives me around since a year or so: Having a public Windows 2008 Web Server (behind a firewall) that runs perfectly smooth, I have lots of troubles when rebooting this server (e.g. ...
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Corrupt files' contents, while FS is OK

Looks like my USB HDD is old and corrupted: rsync: read errors mapping "path/to/file.jpg": Input/output error (5) Syslog: kernel: [58927.940676] sd 6:0:0:0: [sdb] Unhandled sense code kernel: ...
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Outlook 2010 clients corrupts every .pst archive opened

We have got an installation of Outlook 2010 that corrupts every .pst archive opened with it, except for a newly created test archive which only had one mail in it. All archives cannot be opened and ...
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Corrupted RDP Certificate

One of our machines crashed earlier, so I connected to it to find out what the issue was. It has been spitting out the following error in the logs for the past couple of days apparently... The RDP ...
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md5sum of large files gives different results sometimes

I have an AMD quad core, 8 gb RAM, 1 SSD EXT2 (2 months old), 2 HDD EXT4, approximately 1 year old. I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 x86-64 and when I compute the md5sum of large files (9 GB) sometimes I get ...
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Prevent data corruption on ext4/Linux drive on power loss

I have some embedded boards running American Megatrends bios with embedded linux as the OS. The problem I have is that the industrial flash ide's will be corrupted on power loss. I have them ...
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MySQL table keeps corrupting, need a simple fail over solution?

One of my clients servers recently crashed at the planet, we got an automatic email from them that they had to do a hard reboot. Since then mysqld stops running occasionally and then shopping cart ...
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Intermittent javascript download issue

I posted this question on stackoverflow, then it was suggested I try here, as it seems it could be a server issue. After having no issues on my development xampp box, once I put my site live onto my ...
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Lotus Notes is reporting: 'RRV bucket is corrupt.' when attempting to open an NSF database

I'm using the Lotus Notes Client version 8.5.2 on Windows. Its reporting error code 0x139e, 'RRV bucket is corrupt.'. I've tried opening it with and without the "fixup" flag but both fail with the ...
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Can't access NTFS file after BSOD. Corruption undetectable by chkdsk?

We have several files on a Windows server that show up in directory listings but can't be accessed. I can take ownership of the files, and the ACL shows that Everyone has read/write/execute access; ...
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Will repairing a MySQL table run the risk of data loss?

I recently had a table in my MySQL DB go haywire (part of my Invision Power Board install) which has never happened to me before. If I use the "Repair" tool in phpMyAdmin, will I run the risk of data ...
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Problem with msiexec.exe locking up when installing / uninstalling

I am running two virtual 2008 Windows Servers that have been having some reoccurring problems for the past few months. Msiexec.exe seems to run and always freezes at 25% cpu usage and around 12 - 15k ...
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MySQL: Corrupt ARCHIVE table. Help, Please?

I'm a programmer and a total newbie as a sysadmin... Today I started receiving error emails from our production site: Incorrect key file for table 'xxx'; try to repair it I found the server with 2 ...
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Corrupt Linux sda3 var drive - need some files

It's 3 a.m., and my hosting company says a 'networking issue' occurred and, in summary, they can replace the hard drive that has developed a 'fault', but they will not assist me in recovering my data ...
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Copying /var/lib/mysql files over resulted in InnoDB corruption

My server had to be re-installed yesterday so they replaced the hard drive and hooked the old one up via USB. I grabbed the database files (/var/lib/mysql) and downloaded them and then I erased all ...
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To salvage data from unresponsive VMWare Infrastructure Web Access Virtual Machine's VMDK file (Win 2003)

Similar to my previous question Cannot delete unresponsive machine on VMWare Infrastructure Web Access on Windows 2003 host and now YET another virtual machine has stopped at 95% (while starting up) ...
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CentOS 5.6 unexpected inconsistency how to repair?

This morning I found that my server was not responding and wasn't able to connect to it in anyway to do a safe reboot. I had to do pull the plug to reboot. Upon rebooting everything appeared to be ...
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Firebird 2.5 Database Corrupt

We have an issue where a database hangs the server when: a backup is performed (Hangs on a specific table) selecting * or count(1) from a specific table or viewing data that is related to the table ...
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gunzip: invalid compressed data--format violated

Problem definition: I transferred a tar.gz file from a Linux machine to a Windows partition.The Windows partition has mounted with the Linux server as cifs. OS : Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server ...
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How do deal with SQL Server transaction log corruption

We had a failure with our SQL Server log shipping job. sp_readerrorlog reported: Backup detected log corruption in database X. Context is Bad Middle Sector. LogFile: 2 'D:\Database\X_log.MDF' VLF ...
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File corruption issue AIX jFS2

I have an application which is doing a lot of file operations.Its doing a lots of file read and write operations(lot of small files). We have found that some of the files are getting mixed up ...
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MySQL InnoDB random data corruptions: hardware or software errors?

I'm an administrator of a social game which uses MySQL(Percona 5.1.56 to be precise) for data storage(all tables have InnoDB type). There are about 2 millions of players in the game and database size ...
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PHP fails to start sessions - disk corrupted?

In my Linux server, I can't login to my PHP application having an issue related to PHP sessions: PHP Error Logs: [Sat May 21 21:27:50 2011] [error] [client ] PHP Warning: Unknown: ...
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Win 2003 Server: corrupted folder / free disk space

I have a corrupted folder on my win 2003 server which is occupying a lot of hd space, unfortunately there's no way deleting it - when showing its properties it shows several GB of occupied space but ...
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How to cause file system corruption for test purposes?

AFAIK the reasons for file system corruption are as follows: improper shutdown (hard reset); hardware failures (bad block on disk, bad disk controller); improper startup (mounting damaged file ...
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How do i stop Squid proxy from corrupting jar-files?

Our internal corporate NTLM proxy (Also Squid i think) randomly returns 407 errors for some reason, and it's pointless to even try to get someone to fix that. I have on my Windows computer an ...
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HDD partition corrupting

I manage a server for a nursing home. The system is running 3 x 320GB SAS drives in a RAID5 array. This is split into 6 partitions. The partition which stores all the users profiles becomes corrupt ...
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Mysqld not starting due to apparent db corruption

I am very new at admining mysql, and bad for me, something caused the db to get clobbered. There are many error messages in the log that I am not sure how to safely proceed. Can you give some tips? ...
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How to make a Linux software RAID1 detect disc corruption?

This is one of the nightmare days: A virtualized server running on a Linux SW-RAID1 runs a VM that exhibits random segfaults in seemingly random codechunks. While debugging I find that a file gives ...
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Queries passed to SQL Server are getting corrupted

We are experiencing a bizarre error with our application at a customer site. We have managed to narrow it down to the point where we can replicate the behaviour using just Management Studio and SQL ...
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Files on ext4 on Drobo with corrupt, zero-ed out blocks

I have a 2TB ext4 file system (Ubuntu running Linux kernel 2.6.31-22-server x86_64). This file system is the second drive on a Drobo box plugged in via USB. We've not had problems on the first drive ...
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How can I remove a corrupted file in Linux?

The power went out at home and my Linux server (Plugbox Linux) went down. After it came back up, one of the files on the USB drive that was connected is corrupt. "ls -il" gives this: ? -????????? ...
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Causes of sudden massive filesystem damage? (“root inode is not a directory”) [closed]

I have a laptop running Maverick (very happily until yesterday), with a Patriot Torx SSD; LUKS encryption of the whole partition; one lvm physical volume on top of that; then home and root in ext4 ...
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Active Directory domain.local corrupt

We have a small business server 2008 running in windows hyper-v, yesterday the hyper-v manager reported the SBS server was in ‘Pause Critical’ state. This turned out to be because of snapshots ...
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Why does the W2k3 TCP/IP stack gets corrupted?

I have a W2K3 server that every time an update restart the server, at boot the tcp/ip stack gets corrupted. This makes the server unable to do any kind of networking, and when i issue an ipconfig ...
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What are the warning signs that a MySQL table might be corrupted

For some reason, it's not the first thing I think of when diagnosing very strange table errors. I had an issue when doing an order by I'd wind up with only one record. Explain said I should have 28 ...
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nginx + fastCGI + Django - getting data corruption in the responses sent to the client

I am running Django behind nginx using FastCGI. I have discovered that in some of the responses sent to the client, random data corruption is occurring in the middle of the responses (might be a ...
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advisability of taskkill to close an application

Before running backups on the data from an application I need to close it cleanly without risking an improper shutdown and data corruption in a Paradox Database. How likely is that, if I use taskkill ...
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Exchange 2010 Corrupt database and failed initialization

I have a corrupt database, I was in the process of repairing and moving the mailboxes to a new database. I got complete with all but a few mailboxes and the system crashed. Now when attempting to ...
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Corrupt Exchange 2007 Mail Box

We have a power user that we suspect has a corrupted MB (missing emails, etc.). To troubleshoot the issue further, we want to delete this user's Exchange MB, create a new one, associate it with his AD ...