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PGP decryption fails with error for one file

We store database backups encrypted with PGP Command Line 9.7.0. Files look like 2009.bak.pgp Here's command line used to backup these files: pgp --encrypt F:\2009.bak --recipient admin@company.mail ...
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PostgreSQL disaster recovery options

My customer has quite a large (the total "data" folder size is 200G) PostgreSQL database and we are working on a disaster recovery plan. We have identified three different types of disasters so far: ...
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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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Need help recovering PostgreSql database to a new server

As said in the topic I need some help restoring a database to a new server. There is a production database on one server - I do a daily automated backup of that database to a remote location: pgdump, ...
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How to restore a file system level copy of a PostgreSQL database (not dump) to a different PC

I am new to PostgreSQL. I have to recover a database which was running in widows XP machine. I have the zip folder of postgres. I have extracted postgres installation in a different PC and started a ...
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Exchange 2010 giving a backup error (see detail). How do I find out what the problem is and how do I fix it?

The error is: eseutil (2860) JetDBUtilities - 3928: The log file \?\GLOBALROOT\Device\HarddiskVolumeShadowCopy84\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V14\Mailbox\Mailbox Database ...
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Need help with choosing a backup solution [closed]

I need help choosing a backup solution for a server from amongst the tools that I've read about recently (rsnapshot, amanda, clonezilla, rsync, dd, duplicity, bacula...). The setup: [1] One disk ...
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604 views

Windows Server 2008 Backup Failure on WinRE Partition

I'm setting up Windows Server 2008 R2 backup for the first time. When I try to do a test backup, it fails almost immediatly with the following error message. Log Name: Application Source: ...
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368 views

Getting the path of items on your network

I have a ReadyNAS on my network that I can't SSH or rsync into because it doesn't allow connections on port 22. I can, however, see the machine in Ubuntu's filesystem GUI under "Network". If I open up ...
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ghettoVCB issue

I have setup a ghettoVCB script in order to backup three VM. I put it in a crontab but I have an issue. In my backup folder I have 3 different folders, one for each VM. In each folder I have the ...
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Should a restore of a database file for Exchange 2010 always be in a “Dirty Shutdown” state?

First off, note that I am not doing this recovery because of any actual problem, I'm just testing it. I'm running Exchange 2010 on Server 2008 R2, and using Windows Server Backup to a remote file ...
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I just disaster-recovered an Exchange 2007 Server, what now?

Long story short: My standalone Exchange 2007 server existed in a Hyper-V instance that somehow clashed with the physical server's RAID hardware and caused a BSOD on the host shortly after the ...
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The best way to backup and restore a Linux Mail Server?

I have a Linux Postfix mail server, and I am doing a configuration backup via FTP. but actually thinking about it, this will give me a 3-4 day period for recover my server... whats is the best way to ...
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MOSS 2007 recovery using Data Protection Manager

I'm trying to recover a part of SharePoint document library to a network folder. Sharepoint server already has a DPM agent and everything is backed up regularly. When I start recovery wizard in DPM,in ...
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3answers
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What is included in a 'Server-State' Backup, and is it enough?

When using Veritas Backup Exec and selecting System State as a backup item, what exactly is backed up? Veritas seems to refer you to Microsoft, and Microsoft tends to be equally vague about what this ...
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How to recover outlook settings from backup?

Before we sent the Vista machine off we backed up via the Migration Wizard and with MS Backup onto a portable drive. When the machine came back with a new HDD we installed vista and ran MIG. Some ...