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Reading off of MDADM drives after server died

I had a 2-drive RAID-1 array running on ubuntu, which I had forgotten about. The host I was running them on is now dead, leaving me with these two disks. How can I get data off of them? If I dump ...
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Recovering data from a damaged disk

So have this problem. Have a 500G disk with data that has crashed. I need to recover data. I used ddrescue to first create an image and I have recovered 455G to that image. Now, I do not know what ...
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MSA20 RAID5 recovery failure due to URE on another disk

I have MSA20 with one disk array on 12 disks and 3 LUNs on it (each raid 5). A few days ago one disk in one of the LUNs was failed and I replaced it. But raid5 recovering failed at 13% and I see in ...
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Use at best reliability two old servers to deploy a domain in small business

I have to deploy a Windows 2008 Domain and all I have is two old (5 years) Hp 380. Of course I know that the best in reliability would be to buy new hardware and I've told the customer that nothing ...
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Electricity gone off while shrinking database, how can I recover my database?

While executing a shrink on a 25GB database, the electricity has gone down, and I can't access my database. It shows as "In Recovery". How can I recover it?
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Supermicro BIOS recovery - SUPER.ROM

I have a Supermicro X9SCL+-F motherboard that I flashed a beta BIOS to, then the flash went bad when I tried to flash back to the latest stable. I am attempting to recover using their SUPER.ROM ...
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Recover ESXi partitions

Wanted to backup an ESXi server but pressed the wrong button in my hosting provider panel, which instead installed a fresh linux on the server. Right now I'm imaging the whole drive with ddrescue. Is ...
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Mysqld InnoDB crash

my MySQL server just crashed and I cannot restart/recover it. I've tried: /etc/init.d/mysql restart Stopping MySQL database server: mysqld. Starting MySQL database server: mysqld . . . . . . . . . . ...
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3ware 9650SE-24M8 INOPERABLE data recovery

I have a raid6 array with 16 hdds. Two harddrives had failed (device error), but when I went to replace them, I pulled out one wrong disk! Now the raid array is INOPERABLE. Is there any way to ...
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Recovering deleted messages on Web host's mail server? [closed]

I apologize if this isn't the right place to ask, but due to an automatic list import malfunction, some of my client's email address settings were misconfigured in his Web host's control panel, and an ...
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Protecting of witness folder in Exchange 2010 DAG

I have some recovery software and Exchange DAG cluster under protection of it. Should i also add a witness server under protection? Or i can just recreate a witness folder using Exchange Management ...
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HP Proliant 380 G4 iLO stuck in recovery mode

The iLO interface on this server is stuck in recovery mode. I've tried flashing the firmware via FTP per the iLO manual. It seems like the flash succeeds & the iLO interface resets, but it comes ...
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Can WinRE be removed from virtual machines?

With the aim of reducing standard VHD size as much as possible, is it a good idea to make an image with WinRE (in C:\Recovery) removed? If it is ever actually needed, to recovery a faulty VM, would ...
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MySQL master-master replication between database running on 3 different server

I am trying to implement a master-master replication between 3 MySQL Databases running on 3 different servers. I implemented master-master replication for 2 servers, but can't figure out how can I ...
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Can I access rsync in this situation? [closed]

My CISC professor has had our class use SSH to log in to his server, hosted by a company called Panix. We use vim to edit and compile our code on his server. We just took an exam, and as part of said ...
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ext4 filesystem broken

I have a synology nas with an internal hdd (a 2TB wd ears). This drive has SMART errors. I took the drive and build it in a external USB case. Then i booted Linux mint and tried to mount the data ...
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Recover Ubuntu Server after openvz install

The situation: I have ubuntu server. After installing openvz I had to reboot it, but it never started. I was able to boot it in recovery mode, I mounted back partitions, backed up files. I was ...
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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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pciide.sys not found - drivermax issue

I have a weird issue. I turned on my laptop in the morning today and I was shocked to see a \system32\config\system not found message - The OS on it (WindowsXP) would not boot. So, I read a few ...
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Recovery from SAS Harddrive [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the different widely used RAID levels and when should I consider them? I have 6 SAS Harddrive configured on RAID 0. One of my SAS Harddrive has gone faulty, So ...
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MySQL crashing when trying to restore from dump

So I had a very large corrupt innodb table. mysqld would crash whenever I did a check table on it. I did a innodb-force-recovery=1 and did a dump of the table. No errors showed up. I dropped the ...
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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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CentOS - Automatically run fsck on boot into recovery

I'm automating a process to upgrade my ext3 filesystem to ext4. Following the instructions from here I'm able to successfully migrate my filesystem. I've scripted the vast majority of the work, and ...
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Recovering linux software RAID array without removing it's items

I have linux software raid (RAID10), md2 : active raid10 sda6[4](F) sdd5[3] sdc5[2] sdb6[1] 390620160 blocks 64K chunks 2 near-copies [4/3] [_UUU] which has degraded state. Can i start recovery ...
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Recover files from LUKS-encrypted partition

I have a partition encrypted with LUKS. I used it without problems every day until suddenly the password stopped working. Is there anything I can do? I have tried with a different keyboard and from a ...
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Recovering deleted PostgreSQL database from recovered binary files

A PostgreSQL database has mistakenly been deleted from a Linux server. Some binary files of that database have been recovered (maybe all of them but I'm not sure). Is it possible to recover the ...
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Jenkins VM Crashed, now there are no jobs

The VM that was running Jenkins for me crashed, and when I rebooted it there were no Jobs on Jenkins. These weren't terribly complicated scripts, but it did take several hours to write is there any ...
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Windows Server 2008 Hangs On Boot After crcdisk.sys

I'm running a Windows 2008 Server install that's been having trouble. It's had several anomalous reboots, and finally got stuck in a state where it couldn't finish booting. When I attempt to boot into ...
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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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Detect corrupted LV/partition encryption type and fix and mount

Due to several recent power outages and a failed UPS, an encrypted logical volume is no longer accessible. It has been a while but I'm sure the encryption was done by using Ubuntu's installer, so it ...
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MySQL: recover 5.0 database from datafiles and insert to 5.1 MySQL server

I have an old server backup with MySQL data files in /var/lib/mysql and I need to access the data inside of one of the databases inside that directory. I unfortunately don't have any SQL-dumps of the ...
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SQL Server database filled the hard drive and freeing up space isn't possible

I have a database in SQL Server 2008 on a 1Tb hard drive and it filled the drive, there is only 4Kb free. The MDF file is 323Gb and the LDF is 653Gb. The hard disk this DB is on has no other files on ...
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InnoDB recovery

My MySQL server run to crash due to (page file write error). I did a disk diagnosis but no errors found. I restarted MySQL server. It scanned the bin log like for 1-2 hours and recorded log as below: ...
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Why is my mdadm raid-1 recovery so slow?

On a system I'm running Ubuntu 10.04. My raid-1 restore started out fast but quickly became ridiculously slow (at this rate the restore will take 150 days!): dimmer@paimon:~$ cat /proc/mdstat ...
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Splitting up SQL server dump

Is there a way how to split up dump of whole database server (with such tables as 'mysql' or 'information_schema') to single databases? Looking for better way than insert this whole dump and export ...
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Recover data from RAID0

Is it possible to recover data from a RAID0 hard drive when the other hard drive has failed?
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NTFS recovery after installing ESXi

I got this server where I had a Windows 2003 installation on, and I didn't think I needed it anymore, so I desided to install ESXi on it for testing purpose. But now I just found out that there where ...
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Oracle 10g cannot start after cloning server with dd

I used dd to clone a x4100 server with Linux Red Hat. The hardware is identical for old and new servers. Then I changed IP address and host name. The newly restored server is up and running but Oracle ...
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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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Is it possible to restore an Oracle DB on a different Operating System?

Is it possible to restore a backup of an Oracle 10.2.0.2.0 database which runs on UNIX to an Oracle 10g Express Edition (10.2.0.1.0) instance on Windows?
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mdadm raid6 recovery reads more from one drive?

I just replaced a fault drive in my raid6-array (consisting of 8 drives) during the recovery I did notice something strange in iostat. All drives are getting the same speeds (as expected) except for ...
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I just deleted “/bin”. What's the best way to recover?

I just ran (not on purpose!) rm -rf /bin. I've booted down the computer and am using Finnix to try to recover from it. I have succeeded in mounting the drive, and confirmed that, yes, the entire /bin ...
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Recovering a crashed EC2 instance that is EBS-backed

I had an EC2 instance which was EBS backed (i.e. boots off an EBS volume). The hardware appears to have crashed. I'm having trouble getting it back, which is frustrating as the whole point of having ...
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Oracle Restore and recover Database on the same host?

I have DB1 database on Server1 . I have taken backup. After that I have created table TEST. Inserted some values in the TEST table. Truncated table. And want to return my TEST table to its ...
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Reset AD Domain Administrator Password

How can I reset the administrator password for a Windows 2008 R2 DC? It appears that none of the Domain Admin passwords/accounts are valid for this given DC, and there are several machines actively ...
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Linux recovery image

Is there any linux image which I can boot from grub, runs in the RAM and provides ssh access? I need this to setup a remote system to which I don't have console access and the defaults provided don't ...
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How to install Windows service from command line while setting recovery options

I have a Windows service that I build on a build server and then install on multiple remote servers using Sysinternals PSExec and sc create. This was worked well to this point but I now have a need to ...
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internet connection in debian 6's recovery mode

I've broken my window manager on my Debian 6 machine, and so I am stuck to recovery mode for now. That is, I got a plain root shell. Now here's my problem: how can I get a internet connection, so I ...
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How to restore files from harddrive with CRC (cyclic redundancy check) error

Greetings! Does anyone know the way to restore files from harddrive, that reports CRC (cyclic redundancy check) errors on acquiring file lists (even cmd's dir command). Thanks in advance! Update OS: ...
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Dell PowerEdge 2800 Logical Disk Failure: Any Possible Recovery?

I was noticing a issues with the server. Usually Microsoft Updates that have downloaded, but are waiting to be installed can cause this. Before applying the updates and restarting, I ran several ...