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How to reliably and conveniently mirror 2 drives in hotswap hdd racks (likely without RAID1)?

I have the following situation: Need to store 1 original + 1 copy for data sets that are 1-2 TB in size Need to use consumer SATA drives, 1 for original, 1 for copy Need to store 50+ such data sets ...
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Robocopy falsely marks files as newer

I have two NTFS formatted drives on different machines and I do a robocopy mirror between them like this: robocopy "D:\My Documents" "X:\Backup\My Documents" /MIR /V /NP /XD .* /XO /XA:SHTO /FAT /Z ...
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Why are CentOS RAID-1/mirror partitions syncing multiple times?

I'm setting up a CentOS 5.6 server, using Kickstart. I have four disk drives, sda-sdd. These are the relevant Kickstart lines: clearpart --linux --drives=sda,sdb,sdc,sdd --initlabel part raid.11 ...
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Debian amd64 mirror size too large

I have rsync'ed debian amd64 to my local (Omnios) box using the recommended ftpsync too. The size of my mirror is 143 GB. I was led to believe from debian and other sources it should be around 80 GB. ...
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How to get robocopy summary information involved in powershell?

I have a quick script written to compare file differences across servers, and then give a prompt for whether to mirror the changes. I'd like it to intelligently NOT prompt for copying if there aren't ...
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Best way to clone a Linux system

I've just finished setting up a Debian system running on an embedded device. It has custom partitioning, numerous config file changes, web content, and a couple of applications compiled from source. ...
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Alternative to robocopy /MIR

We run a number of web apps that store a lot of local data in small xml files. One part of our backup / recovery strategy is to produce a local mirror of the file system via a VPN to the hosting ...
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P410i: replacement disk disk is not synchronizing; Port ID changed from 1l: to 2l:

Little problem: Our SA 410i changed the adress of slot 5 of the disk-backplane from Port 1l: to Port 2l:. I don't know why there were no configuration changes made. We have an HP 380 G6 with an ...
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Windows 2008 Server is not booting from primary mirrored disk

We have a Windows Server 2008 with mirrored disks (RAID 1). Disk 0 & Disk 1. Last week, Disk 0 failed so we replaced that with new one. Completed mirroring from Disk 1 to Disk 0 using Diskpart. ...
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ubuntu preseed installation keep missing mirror files

Install ubuntu12.04.2 with preseed file, but there is one buggy problem about preseed mirror setting. The symptom here is installing process got stuck. So I track down the log file, and find out ...
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Why did rebooting cause one side of my ZFS mirror to become UNAVAIL?

I just recently migrated a bulk data storage pool (ZFS On Linux 0.6.2, Debian Wheezy) from a single-device vdev configuration to a two-way mirror vdev configuration. The previous pool configuration ...
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Debian local apt repo

Using debians ftpsync I've synced amd64 to my local file server, and installed debian over the network using ipxe. It dawned on me, that the content I've downloaded needs to be shared as an apt repo, ...
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SQL server HA when running with PCI Flash device

I want to purchase a PCI based Flash storage device for our ESXi server hosting our SQL Server machine. We use SQL Server 2008 standard edition. storage is on Netapp via NFS. It is a VM (ESXi 5.1) ...
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How to fix geometry of two identical disks?

I have two identical HDD. First has geometry 3876021/16/63 and second has geometry 3876018/16/63. First disk's capacity is 50% already. I want to add second disk to mirror (first disk is master). How ...
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Slow download speeds (own debian mirror)

I am using ftpsync to have a local version of the debian packages for all of our debian clients. Internally, the traffic from the mirror is at our normal LAN speeds (100 MB/s); however, when a ...
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Mirror drives on Exchange 2k3 server, larger drives than OS partition RAID ok?

I have an Exchange 2k3 server that uses a backup process that is at times unreliable. Part of the process is to nightly truncate those transactions logs (we receive ALOT of email). Currently I have ...
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How to use `rsync` to securely push to a mirror?

I am using rsync --rsh "ssh" to push to a mirror. Setting the necessary file system permissions on the mirror requires rsync to run with root privileges on the mirror. However, the mirrored files ...
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Keeping a local mirror lean and mean for what our application needs

We have a local mirror RPM repositorythat lives where our virtual servers live on Amazon Web Services. This setup could conserve some network bandwidth, but my predecessor probably set it up as place ...
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Owner/Group issue on Mirror server

I am running Gluster-FS with a High-Availability Storage setup. Both client and server nodes have NginX running to serve same files. main.mysite.com mirror1.mysite.com ..etc.. The problem is that ...
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How can I get “mirrored from” on a GitHub repo?

I noticed that https://github.com/apache/ant says "mirrored from git://git.apache.org/ant.git" (with a link) and I'd like to do the same. https://exyr.org/2011/git-mirrors/ seems like a good write up ...
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3WARE 9650-4LPML JBOD DISK to RAID - 1 Mirror Migration How To?

It is possible to migrate a single disk, to Raid 1 as per Table 10 in the User Guide Page 122: http://www.3ware.com/support/UserDocs/3ware9650SE-UsrGuide.pdf I am trying to find what the best method ...
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Are RAID 1 disks usable transparently?

I was wondering if RAID 1 disks are usable straight away, without the RAID controller. Possible?
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How do you install mercurial when mercurial.selenic.com is down? [closed]

I'm trying to install mercurial (the DVCS) but unfortunately http://mercurial.selenic.com is down. Does anybody know of any mirrors I could grab the source from, allowing me to install it. Hopefully ...
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Login failed for user 'XXX' on the mirrored sql server

We have 4 web servers that host our asp.net (3.5) application. Randomly, we get error messages like : 1) "Login failed for user 'userid'" 2) "A network-related or instance-specific error occurred ...
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Backing up a mirrored SQL environment

I have 2 SQL servers in Mirror configuration. I want to backup these servers but backing up the SQL databases in Mirror state causes an error. These two mirrors also have a witness set. I would ...
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Robocopy Log Size Too Big

I am running a robocopy script that mirrors 1 drive to another computer, and is using the /MOT flag to stay in memory and every few hours maintain the mirror. The script is also set to create a log ...
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mirror server for clustering

I have three servers worldwide. One in the U.S., one in Asia and one in Europe. I want to make them mirror servers, so that when a surfer enters the U.S. He will serve in the United States. If a user ...
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HOWTO: Apache index page banner?

I'd like Apache index pages to show my company banner w/ link to homepage on top. Instead of: Index of /pub/something to show [Company Banner] Index of /pub/something I added these lines to ...
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Ubuntu Preseed not using local mirror

I have a full ubuntu mirror located on the server http://leelah.home.ianwilson.org/ubuntu/ In my preseed.cfg file, I have the following d-i config for selecting my country mirror: d-i ...
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Addressing SQL 2008 mirror cluster

Hallo SQL jedis, I want my database to be always available. So I've set up database mirroring, which is working peachy. My question though, is how can I consistently address the database? I want ...
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Mirror directory, only purging files in destination directory older than 7 days

I would like to mirror a directory, but only delete files in the destination directory older than 7 days. Situation: - Directory A is mirrored to Directory B. - A file from Directory A is deleted ...
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Mirror remote mailbox (gmail) locally [closed]

Is there an easy way to mirror my gmail mailbox to a local (linux) server? Due to the number of clients at home (phone, tablets, etc) I keep hitting the gmail imap connection limit. Also would be ...
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Faster way to mirror a FTP site

I am currently using wget -m to mirror a remote FTP but the speed suck, what are the good alternative (command) so we can parallel to download in order to boost the speed up?
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How to serve a wget --mirror'ed directory of files with questionmarks in them

I'm trying to create a static mirror of a php application (an old php Gallery installation, specifically). The app produces URLs such as: view_album.php?set_albumName=MyAlbum wget downloads these ...
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How do I use git-push --mirror with git-shell in SSH?

I am attempting to setup a mirror-to-backup hook in our repositories. The hook is executing a git push --mirror backup@server:path/foo.git. However it fails stating: fatal: What do you think I am? A ...
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Mirroring a drive in Debian

I have a drive with data on it. I dont want to use RAID, instead I want to do hourly backups to a second drive. I basically want to mirror the data drive and resync every hour. It is inefficient to ...
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RAID1 rebuild fails due to disk errors

Quick info: Dell R410 with 2x500GB drives in RAID1 on H700 Adapter Recently one of drives in RAID1 array on server failed, lets call it Drive 0. RAID controller marked it as fault and put it offline. ...
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wget recursive download, but I don't want to follow all links

I'm trying to mirror a website using wget, but I don't want to download lots of files, so I'm using wget's --reject option to not save all the files. However wget will still download all the files and ...
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Debian mirror syncing error

I'm running the Debian mirror syncing tool 'ftpsync' on a FreeBSD 8.2 system. I changed the script a bit only to adapt to the FreeBSD system (e.g., path of bash). And I followed the steps from ...
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wget does not mirror if ip is provided instead of domain name

I am trying to get a site mirroring with wget, and came across a strange behavior. Say I am mirroring an internal site named www.example.com in the following way, all seems to be working fine: wget ...
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Is there an async FUSE filesystem for replication?

I have a low-power VIA x86 PC with one SATA port. I want to backup special files (ie: /var) from the SATA drive on this port onto a USB flash disk, but I don't want a RAID1 or fully-synchronous ...
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What does that mean: packages excluded due to repository priority protections

When updating with yum i recieve the following message: yum update Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, priorities Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * atomic: www7.atomicorp.com * base: ...
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Is there a way to mirror two severs on Ubuntu?

I was wondering if it's possible to mirror two servers, like you could upload files to one server and they'd push to the other server, etc. I'm more curious to file mirroring, it doesn't have to ...
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solaris + metadb + hard drive mirroring

I have Solaris machine With two disks (the disks defined as RAID 1 (mirror configuration ) actually when I pull out one disk the second disk will be active The problem is that when I run metadb on ...
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improving rsync backup performance

What are the best techniques to improve rsync over ssh mirroring between unix boxes, assuming that one system will always have the master copy and the other system will always have a recent copy (less ...
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DPM 2010 iSCSI Mirror

We're using DPM 2010 for exchange backups, The backup Disk(s) are iSCSI attached drives from multiple NAS boxes. We'd like to mirror iqn.2009-07.com.example.example:RAID.iscsi4.vg0.iscsi05 onto ...
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Ubuntu does not load its local (near) mirror for downloading packaging

The Ubuntu server is in Australia. However, every time I perform apt-get install/update/upgrade, it always load the U.S mirror for downloading. $ sudo apt-get install make ... The following NEW ...
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Easiest way to change default mirror of an Ubuntu ISO

What is the easiest way to "patch" an Ubuntu ISO so that the default mirror is different? Details: We're behind a proxy so upon initial installations, the process isn't able to the see the mirror ...
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How do you mount a RAID1 disk as a normal disk

I'd like to copy data off a disk (EXT2) that's part of a RAID1 mirror (Linux software RAID). When I try to do a manual mount of the disk is complains that it's part of an array. Is there a way to ...
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Mac OS X Server 10.6 - Apple's software mirrored RAID worth it?

I am installing an Intel Xserve (Quad core Xeon) with Snow Leopard Server (10.6) on two 80Gb 7200rpm SATA HDs. I created a mirrored RAID set using Disk Utility with those two drives, all went fine. ...