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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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ZFS Faulted and I can't remove the faulted disk

Friends, had one hard drive fail in a 4x1.5 TB ZFS setup and am now stuck. status output is below. Since it's a raidz1 vdev, I am still hoping for recovering it. My issue is that since I cannot ...
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Recovering InnoDB

Bit of tough situation. Running MySQL 5.5 on Ubuntu 12.04. Looking to add some functionality to our internal site, I installed Kaltura. In doing so, my existing MySQL databases seemed to lose all ...
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Windows 2000 Server Recovery after HDD crash

I have here a Windows 2000 Server that I am desperately trying to resurrect after a HDD crash. The HDD crashed with the Seagate BSY Bug. After unblocking the firmware via the TTL/Serial port, we ...
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Server failed, can I retrieve my database from the my hard disk?

I have an old server running Windows Server 2003 R2. Windows got corrupted due to an improper shutdown. I attempted to repair the Windows installation, but it made things worse (it gets to the ...
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LSI RAID-on-chip with RAID6 over two SAS links goes red when HDD enclosure is powered cycled; how to recover?

I have a RAID6 array managed by LSI 9286-8e card. I also have Sans Digital 24-bay NexentaSTOR JBOD enclosure with SAS extender built-in. They are connected to separate UPS devices. Normally, I'd ...
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How to repair XFS filesystem with the first sector broken?

I have copy the partition to a file with ddrescue, but the first sector is broken and filled with zeros. I run xfs_repair -f -o force_geometry file.img, after it says "found candidate secondary ...
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Exchange 2010 Recovery: Mailbox not found using Restore-Mailbox

Exchange 2010 SP1 Update Rollup 5 server information store database was restored to a Recovery Database using EMC Networker successfully. The Recovery Database is in a mounted state with mailboxes ...
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Recovering with DDRescue Cannot Complete (write error: Read-only file system)

I'm trying to recover a corrupt VDI using vdfuse to mount the VDI and using dd_rescue to rescue the borked partition. dd_rescue seems to be working fine but once it reached about half of the ...
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Windows server detected error with hard disk

We have hosting Windows server 2008 R2 and I am working as admin in small company. The server is hanging and restarting as the hard disk seems to be damaged due to power fluctutaion(though having ...
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Recover snap server data

Hi I have a snap server 110 the machine powers on ok and the healthcheck passes but unable to connect no responce on the assigned ip or any ability to reach the device via the snap server manager. ...
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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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Scan raw block device data for known file types on linux [closed]

I'm looking for a way to search a raw block device for file type patterns on linux. The partition type is known and the partition table exists. I want a linux based (open source maybe?) programm ...
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Linux RAID: Replacing Failed Drive…permanantly

Okay, odd question here. I have a server with RAID 5. A drive failed, in a really physically in a really odd way. On the machine it boots and is seen by the BIOS but...no partition can be seen on the ...
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How to stop a Linux LVM volume group?

I am currently dealing with a multiple disk failure on a Linux LVM Volume Group that is backed up by a RAID-5 md device. One disk has been taken out completely and another one is showing a limited ...
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Is there way to read sectors from SATA drive without ECC correction?

I know, there was such possibility like that in old ATA standards: "READ LONG" command produced LBA sector + ECC payload. sg_read_long supports in in linux, but the command is obsolete for quite a ...
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What's the possible issue when i connect an hard disk and Windows Disk Management tell me “Disk is not initialized”? [closed]

I've a disk to recover. The problem is that when i connect it via Usb to Windows, Disk Management tell me "Disk is not initialized". So i try to inizialize it flagging "MBR" or "GPT" but Windows ...
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Recover data from SCSI hard disk

We've got an old server with SCSI hard disk. The server crashed last week and it isn't exactly known what hardware component is damaged. Since the server is due to be retired anyway we don't want to ...
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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 the 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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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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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 ...