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Virtual installation vs bare metal for disaster recovery

I am part of an service company that has a server solution that hosts different field software to talk to industrial alarms and such. The original implementation didn't make use of any kind of ...
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Active Directory Disaster Recovery in a Small Business

This is hypothetical question, but one I’m sure that someone must have encountered and/or given some thought to before. Situation: Consider this, a small business is running an Active Directory ...
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New 2008 R2 Domain controller online with another failed DC. How do I get rid of the failed DC?

We had a 2008 R2 domain controller begin failing recently, the backups all became corrupted and the system drive contained CRC errors. (thus preventing further backups). We were able to promote a ...
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Disaster Recovery with one 2008R2 DC and a 2003R2 DC

I am working out DR scenarios and one was making me scratch my head: Currently our domain has a 2008R2 DC and a 2003R2 DC. I know bringing restoring DCs can sometimes be harmful to an AD if others ...
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Restoring SQL Server 2008 R2

I am running SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition on a Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise. I'm using the standard backup and restore for the server portion and the native SQL Backups for the databases. ...
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Which Windows Server 2008 Backup Do I need?

I am looking at creating backups of our C: drive in case we have a major HD or OS failure... This is a web server, so I want the fastest way of restoring IIS with all the settings and all the program ...
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DR Process to restore DPM 2010 Backup of 2008 R2 Domain Controller to different hardware

So I have a DC running Server 2008 R2 on a HP server. I take a full back up using DPM 2010. Then restore the BMR image to the network copy that to a USB drive boot a laptop using the Serer 2008 R2 ...
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Imaging a colocated server

Hello: I need some advise on if something is possible. Here is the Scenario... I have a Co-Located Windows 2008R2 DC Edition server in chicago (far from me) so I only can access it via RDC. It has ...
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Migrate Windows Server 2008 to a new hard disk 2

A few weeks ago, I already asked how to move a Windows Server 2008 to a new hard disk. Despite the previous answers and two weeks lost trying to do it, I am always unable to move the OS to the new ...
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Migrate Windows Server 2008 to a new hard disk

I have a machine with Windows Server 2008. I want to change the hard disk drive, but keep everything else. I don't have a cd/dvd drive and don't want to buy it. My first idea was to make a ...
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How to remove an “extra” (unwanted) network from a windows 2008 failover cluster?

We had a severe crash on one node of our 2-node Windows 2008 / Exchange 2007 CCR Cluster the other day, and i tried to rebuild the node from scratch. I'm using this as a rough outline: ...