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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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How to backup and restore configurations on lots of Cisco routers and switches from Linux? [closed]

I'm looking for a way to backup, save, version and restore configurations of Cisco network equipments. I need to be able to automatically GET and PUSH configuration files on lots of routers and ...
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Centos 6 - Backup and Restore/Recover

I'm trying to test and document a backup and restore procedure for Centos 6. Here's where I'm up to, but there are a few areas where I need a bit of clarity. CentOS backup/restore documentation on the ...
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Automatically restore for vmdk file

I have vmdk file of Linux server that was created by ESX or ESXi by service team. Later we will do the changes on the server but we will need to restore to existing snapshot which corresponds to ...
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1answer
549 views

Restore mysql databases that is created using direct admin

PS: I'm sorry my description is a bit long. I am just trying to give all the information. At first, I was not able to login to direct admin. I research on the web on what are the causes and found out ...
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Full server backup solution (to remote windows share)

I have a working server with a raid > lvm > dmcrypt stack. I would like a backup solution which solves the following problems: Changes only: Only transfer daily change, not the whole X Terrabytes ...
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Linux software Raid LVM restore volume group

first of all: excuse my bad english :) We use a Archlinux server with 3 HDD in software raid 1 mode. There should be two lvm extended partition from which i think they should be work in volume ...
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linux + Backup & Restore tool for Blade IBM/HP machines [closed]

target - Backup & restore tool that can be put on a PXE server so that a client can be booted via network and support IBM/HP blade machines I hope that I ask the right question, there are allot ...
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how to get a linux image and restore it on another computer

I am trying to use dd command to accomplish complete restore of a linux image on a new computer. I have two partitions sda1(main) and sda2(extended), I took a backup of mbr image using: dd ...
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How to backup a linux server running a software raid

I would like to backup a production server running ubuntu 10.04 LTS on a software raid. In order to to that I have rebooted into a rescue system which is running in RAM. df -h on ubuntu looks like ...
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Regarding complete backup and restore of Linux system

This is regarding following: Complete restore of linux system The selected answer has one line: use rsync the entire thing with something like: "rsync -axvPH --numeric-ids ..." Can I have the ...
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3answers
559 views

backing up SVN repository on Ubuntu linux to a Windows share

We have a Ubuntu(head-less) system that runs our SVN repository(ies). Would like to regularly back it up to a Windows share automatically. What should we do ? Any links/articles ? Any gotchas ? How ...
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1answer
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Virtualmin Restore from Backup

I had to re install my VPS due to some fatal problems, it now has a clean version of ubuntu 8.04 and virtualmin. I have 18 domains that i have backed up on my home computer which i spent 3 hours ...
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Restoring data from Linux RAID running in linear mode

Two years ago I bought a WDC MyBookWorld II NAS which is using Linux software RAID internally. I thought it used RAID1 but it turned out that in my case it used linear mode. I was stupid enough not to ...
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Restore linux backup to new hardware

I was looking at following the instructions in this serverfault question for restoring a backup of a server to new hardware. I am a little bit confused by the whole process and have a few specific ...
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1answer
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restore -A usage

I have created a number of dump files using Linux dump(8), using the -A option to get a table of contents on disk (the backups are on tape). Now I'm trying to look into these archive files, using ...
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1answer
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How restore back up email files in qmail

I have problem with restoring some old backup mail files in a mail server that uses qmail. The problem is, when I copy a new email file to the /cur directory, the number of emails in front of inbox ...
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1answer
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buagent process has been consuming 100% cpu for two days

The buagent process has been using 100% of cpu since two days ago. I want to terminate this process but I don't know if it's something dangerous or not (I am not much advanced in working with linux, ...
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How to set up a linux box for easy restoration?

At my work, we use a linux box to store our source code and host our revision control software (svn). We also have some other products on there like "trac" for project management, fisheye and ...
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1answer
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Restore DB2 database

Is there anyway to restore a db2 database whose backup was made in Windows XP , to a linux machine ? I am using the same version of db2 on both the OSes -> DB2 Express-C 9.7 Source OS : Windows XP SP2 ...
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2answers
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Am I backing up my database correctly? And then load it as INNODB?

mysqldump -hlocalhost -uUSERNAME -pPASSWORD THEDATABASE | gzip > /home/db_backup/abc.sql.gz tar -xzvf ./abc.sql.gz mysql THEDATABASE -uroot -pPASSWORD < abc.sql The important note is that ...
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Linux: how to restore config file using apt-get/aptitude?

I've occasionally lost my config file "/etc/mysql/my.cnf", and want to restore it. The file belongs to package mysql-common which is needed for some vital functionality so I can't just purge ...
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1answer
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Restoring /root file system in debian Linux!

How can i restore Linux system if its /root file system is corrupted?