Returning data from a backup to its original location or to its successor.

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How to script a backup/restore of the Default Domain Policy to a reinstalled PDC

First I'll say that I've just now discovered that my practice of making changes directly to the Default Domain Policy isn't the recommended way of doing things. I admit I'm not sure why this is the ...
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Unable to restore postgresql data dump for Django app hosted on Azure VM

I am trying to restore a postgres data dump for a Django app of mine. The data dump was extracted from Heroku, and pg_restore is being run on an Azure VM with Linux on it. There are around 40 tables ...
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Lenovo System x3650 M5 RAID 5 Backup and Restore

0 down vote favorite I have a Lenovo System x3650 M5 RACK Server that I already configured to RAID 5 with Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system installed. I have two partitions letter C: and E:. ...
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Error restoring files from backup using backup exec 2010 error code e000fee1

Hopefully some had experiencing same problem like me using symatec backup exec 2010 r2. We are using this software for backup and it not had problem until now, but lately when I want to restore files ...
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Don't receive emails after restoring mails on postfix (ubuntu-server)

I recently swichted my virtual server and for that reason I had to move the whole postfix from the old to the new server. I created an archive (.tar.gz) for each domain in /var/qmail/mailnames/ For ...
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How to remove last updates on Windows Server 2012 if it does not boot now?

We have bought new VPS and I am trying to install it as we need it - Windows Server 2012 R2 x64. There are quite many things we want to install and I am working on this for several days already. The ...
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Windows Active Directory backup to a file

How can i take a complete backup of windows Active Directory into a single file and is it possible to restore this AD backup to another server? I cannot use active directory replication now, because ...
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Backup workaround for IaaS v2 Virtual Machines on Azure?

Looked high and low, but couldn't figure out a way of backing up my VMs in Azure's new portal i.e. IaaS v2 VMs (made using the resource manager). I was wondering if anyone has implemented a ...
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Is there a way to force restore an ElasticSearch snapshot with “unsupported snapshot state”

I am trying to restore a snapshot, but there were problems in some indices when we took the snapshot. We didn't get any errors when getting the backup, so we deleted the previous instance, but when we ...
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restore parts of an LDAP Database

Let's say I have a replicated LDAP setup and someone comes along and deletes an account by accident. Naturally this deletion then gets replicated to all the slaves. How would one go about restoring ...
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xfsretsore from a zipped image to a unmouted partition

I have a zipped image which I am restoring to a unmounted partition: gunzip -c /mnt/sda3/backup.gz | xfsrestore - /dev/sda7 I get a error: xfsrestore: ERROR: specified destination /dev/sda7 is not ...
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how to backup win 2008 r2 drivers for bmr?

I am in the process of moving a W2008 R2 OS to dissimilar hardware using EaseUS. In the process I will probably need the hardware drivers of the new machine. This new machine has already W2008 R2 ...
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Windows 2012 R2 AD LDS Restore to another computer

I've been having trouble restoring an instance of AD LDS from one computer to another following the Microsoft technet instructions. For the same server installed with the same windows restore image it ...
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WBAdmin shows recently backup successful, but does not show as Backup version for recovery

We have a file server running Windows Storage Server 2012 Workgroup. The backup schedule runs Nightly at 11pm. We rotate 3 external hard drives as the Backup targets (one is offsite and rotates ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 system image and active directory restore

I've the following setup: Domain DC1 [all fsmo roles], server 2008 r2 DC2 - additional domain controller, server 2012 r2 I need to restore DC1 from image backup, due to disk errors. Do I have to ...
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Need to do partial restore from a full xtrabackup

I'm using percona xtrabackup to do full DB backups on mariadb 10 and now i'm testing the restore. I want to restore just some databases (the important DBs) and ignore others (big archive DBs), ...
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Can't login to centos after restore

I'm attempting to run a restore from backup of a test centos server that I have running on a local machine. The server is mimicking the same backup procedures we have running on another server, and I ...
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Exchange restore procedure

I have a odd situation that was dumped in my lap where two database files on an Exchange server have become corrupt. I know no history of this setup from before, but was asked to try and fix this. ...
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Loading iptables rules at boot

i have added some rules to the iptables. I saved the iptables rules using the command iptables-save > /etc/sysconfig/iptables To apply the rules i did systemctl start iptables.service ...
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Restoring iptables at boot (rc.local)

I have saved my iptables rules using the iptables-save > command and i am trying to restore these rules when the machine boots up. I have added the command iptables-restore < "path to rules ...
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How to speed up restore process with gziped LVM?

I am experimenting with creating/restoring backups with the help of LVM. It works, but the restore process takes about 8 min. on an idel XEON with 32GB RAM and SSD. The system does not even seam to ...
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How to restore a saved partition table to another disk with parted

OS: Ubuntu 10.04 I have saved my partition layout from sda and want to restore it to my new disk sdb. I have used the following command to save the layout, but how can i restore it to my new disk ...
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Import a vm image to a new host machine with virt-manager

I need to recover a guest machine with Windows 2003 on a new host server on Centos 7 with virt-manager. I've shut down a guest machine and simply copied its .img file from /var/lib/libvirt/images. ...
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siginificance of /dev/oracleasm/iid/*

I am a backup admin and our DB team says these files are required in backups. backups usually cannot protect /dev/ and /proc. kind request for any Oracle DBA to help me here to know siginificance of ...
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Can I backup a VHD to an identical system and boot in case of hardware failure on the original?

Pretty much all in the title. I'm already using Hyperoo to backup the vhd file to a identical server and was wondering if it would be possible to add the vhd file to a Hyper-V virtual machine and ...
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Restore shows tape volume error

I have used the below command to take dump on my RHEL server: /sbin/dump -0uz -f /data0101/backup_labeir1/labeir1_150622_123050_^apps.dmp /apps The dump is successful, but when I do a restore using ...
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Should Remove-ActiveSyncDevice be run after a Dialtone restore?

I have an Exchange server with a consistent behavior, where some random phones will not work unless I run a Remove-ActiveSyncDevice for the problematic user. Is this normal, should I remove all ...
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Restored virtual DC - Issues after restore

I have two HyperV hosts, hv01 and hv02. hv01, a HyperV 2012 R2 server, hosts an SBS 2011 server and two other member servers, 2k8 R2 and Server 2012 R2, but neither are DCs. hv02 is Win 2k8r2 with ...
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Backup / restoring a snapshot on Linode

I am trying to automate a process of creating an image/snapshot/backup (whatever it is called) of my disk at a certain point, and then restoring it back to that point later. So I am experimenting ...
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I'm going to wipe a Windows 2008 server, but I want to be able to restore it just in case

I have backed up everything with the Windows Server Backup program, but will this be enough? My company is going to completely wipe the computer that has the server, but in case they change their mind ...
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Restore Legacy Tapes with Veeam

We were previously using VRanger to back up our VMs and then using HP data protector to copy the backups to tape. We have subsequently moved to Veeam, and have decommissioned both VRanger and Data ...
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Postgres Restore Not Restoring Binary Data

This is a very urgent situation. We have a postgres 9.4 database installed on a CentOs machine. We are trying to take a backup from a Heroku Postgres database and restore it to the database on ...
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mongorestore with indexing in foreground

I need to restore huge dump taken with mongodump utility. As the collections are big and mongorestore rebuilds indexes in backround, index building takes very long to finish. What I want is to somehow ...
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SQL Database with offline filegroup

I'm using SQL 2008 R2 Enterprise and yesterday I had an hardware-error. During this error one disk went offline, which contains a very unimportant part (filegroup) of the database. Accidentially this ...
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Best way to do a full backup of CentOS 6.5 running on VMWare

I have inherited a mission critical pound server running CentOS 6.5 running on VMware. Server needs updates and patching for Shellshock but we do not want to do anything to it without having a ...
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Backup and restore vCenter 5.5 in a Lab.

I need to take a copy of our production vCenter and run it in a lab for testing purposes. This part isn't my strong point.How do I go about this and is there any official documentation pertaining to ...
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Restore LDAP data from copied files

My server has broken and I had to urgently put it up again. I needed to reinstall the system and, since I was time constrained, I lazily just copied the directories I considered necessary (/etc, /opt, ...
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Restoring SBS 2011 Domain Controller with no DSRM logon access

I have a client's server running SBS 2011, it is their only server. I need to restore their OS to a previous date. Everything can go back to that date last week. They have a Windows Image Backup. ...
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Active Directory backup/restore without DSRM

I'm trying to backup my local DC to AWS for DR. When running locally, a system state backup and a restore through DSRM works fine. Unfortunately, a server in DSRM fails to boot in AWS (a situation ...
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I just deleted /etc/rc?.d/ dirs, how can I restore/recreate them?

sysv-rc was installed to get a hold of systems autostart, but in the end it wasn't needed (as update-rc.d came in handy). So I dumbly do apt-get purge sysv-rc and type Yes, do as I say! to the apt ...
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SCCM user state migration - is this user's data gone?

Long story short(ish), we're on the tail-end of our XP to Windows 7 migration project, and finally got some VIP's machine in to be migrated. Since the machine is almost as old as the OS on it, this ...
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PostgreSQL DB size increasing after restoring the same database backup

This is my batch script to take backup @ECHO OFF d: cd Apps\RemedyStar 9.0 KREMCOS\bin\Debug\PG pg_dump.exe -i -h localhost -p 5432 -U postgres -F c -b -v -f "C:\Documents and ...
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Cisco Aironet 1200 mode button disabled

Hey I got a free Cisco Aironet 1200 the other day and tried to restore it using the mode button but it was disabled and no one knows the password for the WAP's interface any ideas how I could get it ...
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Dual Drive Failure and server restore slowness on Windows Server R2

I recently had a hosting company that had a dual drive failure within 6 minutes of each other, not sure how that could even happen. However they had to restore a backup of the server last night. ...
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Bare Metal Restore to different platform Blue Screens

I have a PE 2850 server with PERC 4 RAID controller running Windows Server 2008 R2 that I did a Full Metal Backup on and want to restore this to a PE R710 which has a PERC 6i RAID controller. I ...
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How can I get ntbackup to show items in the Backup\LTO Ultrium media pool so they can be restored

I am attempting to restore data from an LTO Ultrium 4 backup tape. The backup was originally done via NTBackup. When I attempt to restore the data that was backed up, I am unable to view or select the ...
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Restoring an email message sent in 2012/2013 that can not be found in users mailbox

Novice here. Have had a request to restore a sent message that can not be located in the users Sent Items folder, probably because the message is 1+ years old. Running SBS 2008, Exchange 2007 and ...
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restore fails due to insufficent disk space

I'm trying to test my SBS 2008 backup by restoring to a vm on a Hyper-V server. The SBS is a physical machine. I created two vhdx each at 1TB in (fixed) size, which is larger than the actual disks ...
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Restore postgres Dump gives Errors: types do not exist

I´ve dumped a Database from an old Ubuntu machine with postgresql 8.4 wiandth postgis 1.5. On a new ubuntu 12.04 I´ve installed Postgresql 9.1 also with postgis 1.5. (created the postgis_template with ...
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Restore MS SQL 2008 Database from files

is it possible to restore a MSSQL server by copying its directory/data files? I have a damaged hard disk and was able to salvage the C:\Program Files (x86)\SQL Server 2008\MSSQL\MSSQL10.MYDATABASE ...