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

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Extracting httpdocs from Plesk Panel 9.5.4 Webserver backup file

Good day, I am having problems manually extracting domains from Plesk 9.5 backup that was FTPed onto my back up server. I have followed the article http://kb.parallels.com/en/1757 using method 2. The ...
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Restore SQL Server 2008 db without affecting users

When I restore a db in Sql Server 2008 R2 from data on another server, it makes a mess of the users. I have a Windows User and MsSql Login named Web_SqlA on both machines. Before the Restore, Web_SqlA ...
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Windows Restore fails with “The Volume ID could not be found” error, what to do?

On my server with 3 disks, one disk died and I'm trying to do a restore. The server looked like this: [DISK1] | C:, main system drive <-- this one died [DISK2] | D:, data disk [DISK3] | ...
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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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Backing up and restoring remote servers

I have backup exec 2010 R2. Going to be upgrading to 2012 here in the next day or two. I have several servers onsite and 4 remote servers. To backup the 4 remote servers to the tape library device ...
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windows 2003 server missing dllcache folder, how to restore?

Recently our Windows 2003 server has started giving a "Could not start the security center service error". I looked into this and realized a windows dll was missing called WSCSVC.dll I then realized a ...
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Accessing tapes at the Windows Server 2008 R2 with NTBackup backups

Does anyone know any solution how to access tapes at the Windows Server 2008 R2, tapes written with NTBackup from earlier Windows versions ??? I appreciate free or low cost solution to access such ...
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Recover amanda backup without configuration files

I have inherited a bunch of old backup tapes that contain some data that needs to be recovered. The problem is that the amanda implementation used to create these backups has since been obliterated. ...
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ubuntu /dev folder restore

I am a linux fresher. I make a folder /dev/test/ in Ubuntu. When I rebooted the server, the folder /dev/test/ was disappear. Can restore the folder? Why? Thank you.
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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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DPM Disaster Recovery

I'm using Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (2010, currently evaluating 2012) to backup my environment, and I have two questions about the disaster recovery process in the event of a ...
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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 restore a certificate from a backup

I have an authenticode certificate living in a backup created with Drive Snapshot, which is a byte level backup of the c: partition from my development machine. I need to export that certificate. I ...
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What are the risks in backing up private keys on services like Dropbox?

I have a couple of private keys that I use to administer Amazon EC2 instances. I recently lost these keys when I did a re-install of my computer and I found out that the CD-RW I'd backed them up to ...
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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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How to make a full backup of an ubuntu root server with tar?

I am running ubuntu 10.04 LTS on a remote root server and almost the same setup on a development server over virtualbox. My goal is to backup the remote root server to an ftp-account. In case the hard ...
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Restore Hyper-V image to bare metal

We run Hyper-V on our Win2008R2 server with a DC and Terminal Server as virtualised machines. We're finding that our current usage necessitates a new server to give our terminal server more ...
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Server 2008 stuck in reboot loop “Configuring Updates: Stage 3 of 3”

Our server performed some updates last night and this morning we came in to find it stuck in a boot -> "Applying System Configurations" -> "Configuring Updates: Stage 3 of 3. 0%" -> reboot loop. Safe ...
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Restore utility error

I want to restore a .bkf file created on SBS 2003, to a SBS 2011. I have downloaded and instaled restore utility, but I am getting this error Unable to write data to c:\foldername This security id ...
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Restore a deleted workflow in Sharepoint

A colleague of mine just did something rather stupid and deleted a vital workflow on a production machine running Sharepoint 2010. Since we're not hosting the machine, there's no backup (yes yes, I ...
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how to properly compare the same two large files on two different servers byte for byte?

So I have two servers with the same 10gb gzip file on each. On one server it unzips fine. On the other there are crc errors. The file sizes are the exact same. the systems are exactly the same ...
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MSSQL 2008 R2 Restore VSS

We have a Windows 2008 R2 server which has 2 disks of which one is used as a backup disk for Windows Backup with VSS enabled. We also have MSSQL 2008 R2 running on this server. If I want to restore a ...
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Restore MySQL Databases from File backups, not MySQL Export

I've got a Windows Server and I get Windows Server Backup to backup all the files every day. I don't however have a system image so I cannot use that. I've tried just copying the database files into ...
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Backup Exec - Restoring Offline Files Cache

We have a set of mobile users who use Windows XP SP3 offline files to synchronize changes between network shares and their laptops. We recently had an incident where a user's offline cache was not ...
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Recovering Exchange messages from a server clone

We recently had a problem with our Exchange 2010 backups (Backup Exec 2010), so we now only have access to a full VMware guest image of the Exchange Mailbox Server. I have restored the VM fine, ...
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Amazon EC2: Restoring Windows EBS snapshots into AMIs or Instances?

As my Windows EC2 instance lives, starting and stopping many times a week, it evolves. These changes get saved to it's EBS volume, so state is persistent across reboots. Now, periodically I backup ...
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rsync to restore backup not working

I'm trying to use RSYNC to restore a backup. I am trying to restore all files by running the same command that the script runs to backup but with the destination and target switched around. rsync ...
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Server hacked - want to run an rsync backup in reverse. Will this work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My server's been hacked EMERGENCY My user account on a shared hosting server got hacked and overwrote every PHP with this at the bottom.... ...
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Restoring openldap configuration from ldif file?

I am trying to restore my OpenLDAP server from an ldif file I made before it went horribly wrong. All of the websites I found talk about using slapadd but when I run slapadd -v -l ...
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MySQL: How to backup and restore using different schema name using xtrabackup

I very often need to create a backup of a database and import it using a different schema name. These schema's are pretty large (3-5GB) and mysqldump is a pain. xtrabackup seems promising but I cannot ...
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Missing Removable Storage Manager Feature

Anyone know a workaround for the instructions found here: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=4220 since they are incorrect for Windows Standard 2008 R2 SP1. There ...
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stop error 0x0000007b on boot bare metal recovered Win2008R2

We had HP DL360G4p with Windows 2008 R2 which was broken a few days ago. I setup VM on ESX4 because we don't have extra same hardware and recover from WindowsServerBackup image. The recovery looks ...
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Is there any option to restore data after deleting from a MySQL table

There are some rows in a table, by mistakenly I had deleted all rows from the table and data got commited. So is there any way to restore data for that table. I am not having backup of the database. ...
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SQL Server 2005: Row in backup, missing in database

I've got a MS-SQL 2005 backup file. When I open with a text editor, despite being binary, I can see some information I want back. Nevertheless, when I restore the backup using MS-SQL studio, the row ...
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MySQL table “doesn't exist” error

I'm using Windows 7 Ultimate x64. After reinstalling OS copied back whole MySQL data directory to C:/Programdata. But now when i'm trying to open some table from restored db's with Navicat it shows me ...
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How do I restore Public Folders in Exchange 2003 using NTBackup?

Our Exchange 2003 server had a catastrophic failure which corrupted the contents of the Exchange databases. Soft recovery failed due to excessive corruption. At 72GB, a hard recovery was not really ...
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Any chance to recover formatted hard drive LVM to ext3

I am a big fool. But i believe this could be the event for every serious linux administrator. I Accidentally formatted my hard drive from LVM to Ext3. I tried some of the recovery tools. I can see ...
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sfdisk + Restoring partition table from file

Please advice why I get the following errors: sfdisk: seek error on /dev/cciss/c0d0 - cannot seek to 533078016 (the last lines with the error) when I run the sfdisk command remark my disk = 300G ...
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SQL Server 2008 - Restore database without restoring transaction log (LDF)

I have a production database with Full recovery mode where the MDF and LDF files are approx 80GB each. We have a test server that we restore this database to on a regular basis for dev / test ...
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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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Back-up Appliances and how easy they really are

So currently I am looking at a few options to improve my company's back-up solution and I stumbled across a few ideas and quotes regarding the following: HP x1000 G2 Network Storage System Dell ...
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Problems restoring large SQL Server 2005 database

I have a customer with a gigantic SQL Server 2005 database (almost 400GB including the log file) and a table has been unintentionally dropped. We are trying to restore to a temporary database then we ...
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how do I archive/restore development servers and workstations inexpensively

Scenario # 1 I've a Windows 2003 Server that I have been using for many years for software development, mostly for testing. It has many tools that I might want to use in the future. ...
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Exchange 2007 - Restore mailbox's calendar and contacts

I know it is possible to do a restore of a user's mailbox. But does anyone have a really simple way of doing this? Like an Exchange console command or something? Also, if I understood this correctly, ...
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Unable to restore from Shadow Copy due to long filename

We have shadow copy enabled on our Windows SBS 2008 server. Attempting to restore a file from shadow copy gave the following error- The source file name(s) are larger than is supported by the file ...
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Restore SQL 2008 database fails with error on page xxx:xxx

This is the situation: Got a full backup (.bak file) of a SQL 2008 database, with partitions. The .bak file is 100gb. I need to restore this database on a different server, to a new database. ...
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How can I restore a database such that I can use it on a server where I don't have the security admin role

On a SQL 2008 instance, I have a login with the dbcreator and public roles. When I restore a database onto this server, I am then unable to use that database because all the user -> login mappings in ...
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Restoring deleted AD object

I have a Windows 2003 domain and Windows 2003 domain controller. I accidentally deleted the whole container. The container contains some child container objects group object and some ...
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Exchange 2003 / 2010 Public Folder Restore or Sync Tool needed

What tools exist to restore public folder data? If nothing will assist in (exmerging) PF data, what tools exist to sync data between backup sets?... between forests? It seems that pfdavadmin was ...
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Determine LSN of database in NORECOVERY mode

I'm restoring transaction logs to a database, but need a way to know which transaction log I should start with. Typically I'll see something like this: The log in this backup set terminates at ...