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How can one recover SSO from a disaster?

I am trying to test recovery from a disaster, but feel the SSO part is like a Catch 22 situation. I cannot get it to work. We have a DB cluster where SSO is also a clustered service, just like the ...
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How to diagnose SQL Server database spontaneously going into Recovery mode

We have a large SQL Server database (approximately 1G) which will spontaneously go into Recovery mode several times per day. This apparently happens only when there are a significant number of ...
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Recover ext4 file

How to recover recently deleted file from ex4 partition? Mashine hosts Open SUSE 11.2 (kernel 2.6.31)
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Recovering Accidentally Destroyed LVM2 Information

Ok, so I'm stupid and made a serious and grave mistake. On my linux box running Ubuntu 10.10, I have a 1.5TB RAID array that I had originally setup using the instructions located here: ...
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S/MIME with Outlook - what is the recovery process if necessary?

We have a customer that is considering using S/MIME in Outlook 2010 (with Exchange 2010 although I don't think that matters) for all internal e-mail communications. If they do this, then is the ...
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Mysql start and backup all tables with SHH Accsess

i have crashed my server.Now is in recovery mode. I have backuped all files but i can't backup mysql tables. From my hosting provider say that i must to start a mysql server and to backup all files. ...
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Recovery strategy for Master-Master replication

I have implemented a HA solution for mysql based on master-master replication. There is a mechanism on the front end part which guarantees that only one db will be read/written to at a given time ...
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XENServer hard disk crashed - Save my soul

Hey... I am in the worst possible situation. Any help is like saving my soul and even more... I had a machine on which Citrix Xen Server was installed and had three VMs and I was working on those ...
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Recover a MySQL database with only bin-log file

Here is the CATASTROPHE: We are working in our company with a web application for test management: TestLink. One team was working on it for more than 1 month till now. Yesterday, another team wanted ...
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Sharepoint - restore single document from database level backup

Have a single Sharepoint webserver backed by a SQL 2005 server. The sharepoint server has a messed up document in a document library and I have a SQL database backup from the day before. What are my ...
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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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Recover as virtual machine to any host in DPM 2010 missing in Recovery option

I have DPM 2010 installed and when choosing Recovery (Bare Metal Recovery) I don't have an option to Recover as virtual machine to any host. I only have option copy to network folder available. Is ...
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Recovering Data from a Linkstation LS-WXL/R1

I've been running a Buffalo Linkstation LS-WXL/R1 in RAID1 for a few weeks. Two nights ago we had a brief power outage. Yesterday when I tried to mount the disk it couldn't be found. I logged in to ...
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how to recover virtual machines back in case of virtual machine failure

I am having a virtualization setup via KVM on a Ubuntu 10.04 64 bit server. A recent dbus update cause a crash of my Host OS.It was a post install script of dbus which ultimately brought everything ...
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SqlServer2005 Enterprise Fast Recovery, SqlAgent Availability, and Replication

I have a database under SqlServer2005 Enterprise 64bit sp3, that is in phase 3 of 3 of recovery after a reboot without normal shutdown. It looks like with fast Recovery, the database became available ...
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Restoring from BackUp Exec to 2003 Recovery Storage Group

We seem to have some issue with recovering Exchange 2003 data via BackUp Exec 12.5 to Recovery Storage Group. We have set-up a dial-tone Exchange database, and now trying to restore latest backup to ...
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Mysql disaster recovery

We just got a major disaster: somebody made an uncontrolled update on the production database, and obviously, the backup process is not working since a long time, so we got a major data loss. A 40 ...
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Fail recovery for an Hyper-V VM

i'm testing a recovery at my job of a VM in Windows 2008 server with Hyper-V. what to know: That server called "vm_server" for further reference, got 3 VM running 24/7 on it. One is for Active ...
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Recovering Exchange 2003 backup to Exchange 2010 server

Our old 2003 mail server has died, and we are hastily setting up a new one based on Exchange 2010. We looking for a way to recover the 2003 data into 2010, any idea if possible? Thanks.
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Restore Windows Server 2008 R2 from a Windows Server Backup (.vhd)

I have a crashed (BSOD) Windows Server 2008 where i luckily have a backup from the night before the crash. This backup was made by using Windows Server Backup, doing a full system backup on a NAS. ...
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How to recover basic networking utilities on Debian?

I am administrating a small server for LAN, providing basic services such as web-proxy, ldap, kerberos, afs, etc. Yesterday there was a power cut so server halted. When I restarted it no network ...
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Exchange 2003: recover mailbox when migrated to 2007

We have migrated almost all of our mailboxes from Exchange 2003 to 2007 so both are still up and co-existing in our domain. One mailbox is missing some mails, and I tried to recover from an Exchange ...
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Recover overwritten filesystem

I made an oopsie- insofar as a filesystem with important data was overwritten as an LVM volume. I never actually wrote any data to the disk though, only hosed enough of the partition table to mark it ...
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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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Rebuild Directory Structure

We have an HD with 3 partitions, 2 are correctly identified but the third one is being reported as "unrecognized file system" by the WindowsXP Recovery Console. This third partition was used to ...
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How do you recover from a zimbra crash?

My server running zimbra crashed hard and now the zimbra server won't start. Here is what I get in the logs: Nov 24 21:04:14 zimbra1 slapd[21258]: @(#) $OpenLDAP: slapd 2.4.21 (Mar 24 2010 18:25:37) ...
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Why mdadm's RAID-1 is resyncing from scratch despite of the bitmap?

# cat /proc/mdstat Personalities : [raid1] md0 : active raid1 nbd0[3] sda10[0] 53246315 blocks super 1.2 [3/1] [U__] [>....................] recovery = 1.0% (537088/53246315) ...
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How can I switch Linux running OS from disk to running from RAM without restarting?

Is it possible to switch to running Linux from RAM or RAM disk after starting starting initially from disk? eg. You need to make an image of your hard disk, FTP it to a remote location, some time ...
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After applying archive log in oracle, what time is it now?

I have restored the database and applied the archive log. How can I tell the latest transaction timestamp I have recovered to? This is oracle 10g R2 standard (no flashback enable)
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Reinstalling YUM on CentOS via RPM

So, our server got into a complete meltdown. Random files are missing, an fsck fixed something out of any of the remaining files...and thanks to sysadmin's faulty backups, I ended up trying to recover ...
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How to uninstall domain controller role from server with command prompt

I have the following problem: I need to create a test Win Server 2008 R2 as Virtual machine, and set active directory on it. Never did this before, so I just experimenting. The problem is, after I ...
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How to clone a windows xp recovery partition

Its all in the question. The partition is on a slave drive. Bob.
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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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Recovering data from failed Raid configuration with 4 drives and two raid sets (Asus P6T / Intel ICH10r)

I've added the complete detailed version for my question below for those who can help, but want to quickly summarize my question first. I setup two Raid arrays using (4) WD Raptors, a striped set for ...
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Restore Windows from local system image

Back in the day (late 90s) I worked with a school who partitioned their desktop systems into two drives, the main Windows drive and a secondary hidden drive which held a system image for easy restore ...
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Plesk crash recovery

I had a dedicated server, running CentOS with a Plesk control panel, that had a hard drive crashed. The hard drive was put into a USB enclosure and connected to a new server. When I SSH into the new ...
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MySQL failed to start after killed a long running “LOAD DATA INFILE” process

I killed a MySQL process which is running a LOAD DATA INFILE command to load a 9GB .csv file into a table in a InnoDB database. Now, when I run mysql DATABASE, it just stopped and showed Reading ...
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MySQL data recovery (innoDB) - missing .frm files but intact ibdata

A recent server fiasco left me with a by-all-appearances intact ibdata file but only half of my .frm-containing directories. I've copied all of this to a fresh mysql install, and have successfully ...
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How can I automatically boot into the Advanced Boot menu in Windows 7

Rather than playing the F8 game on startup, is there a way (command line etc.) of configuring windows so that shutting down Window and rebooting will always come up with the advanced boot menu or ...
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How to recover from RAID 5 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to recover from RAID 5 there are 5 disk-array. i've lost the data of one of them. How can i recover?
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Exchange 2003 Recovery Items go back 3 years for 1 user

I have an Exchange 2003 environment serving approx 150 users. We are quickly approaching the 75 GB limit, and need to clear out what I can until we can get a new server in place. (Probably months ...
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how to repair ubuntu 8.04.4 after uninstalling many things by mistake

While trying to install rmagick and failing, I thought I would uninstall libfreetype6 and then reinstall it. When I entered sudo apt-get remove libfreetype6 It asked that the following packages ...
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Is there a risk of data loss on RAID1 when RAID controller stops working?

I heard that using RAID5 or RAID6 can be problematic: if RAID controller stops working, there is too much pain to recover the data when you do not have another controller of the same type. Now, is it ...
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Linux file Recovery

Can anyone help me out in getting back a deleted file in linux. Instead of giving this command " rm -rvf *~ ", I gave " rm -rvf * ". Is there any way to get all files back ??
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Can i recover command line deleted file on ubuntu?

I have mistakenly deleted a file via while connected ssh . How i can recover that file or, if ubuntu has something like trash bin or so ?
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How to recover/restore SQLServer 2005 databases from MDF/LDF files

I have a SQL DB instance that was stopped/shut down improperly and the msdb system db along with the regular DBs have been "in recovery" for over 2 weeks now. sometimes after a reboot one DB in the ...
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Change dead disk in DPM 2010

I was backuping data on an 1Gb hard drive with DPM 2010. This disk died but I replace it with another 1Gb hard drive. But I don't find how to recreate data structure on this new drive from previous ...
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sql server 2005 instance unresponsive and all db's are 'in recovery'

we've got a sql server 2005 instance that one of our guys messed up, i believe they killed the sql server service and restarted the computer, and when it came back all of our databases are "in ...
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MySQL Server - Got error -1 from storage engine

I am currently trying to restore a MySQL table from the .ibd file. I have been following the instructions on the MySQL reference manual on how to use DISCARD and IMPORT TABLESPACE to replace the .idb ...
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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 ...