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

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Is it possible to restore a backup of Exchange 2007 to an Exchange 2010 box?

We are in the middle of a system recovery process and have the option of either restoring Exchange 2007 to our server or install Exchange 2010 as a new version. The question is: would we be able to ...
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Simple Backup Strategy for Amazon EC2 instances / volumes?

You have entered Introductory Backups for Amazon EC2 EBS-backed Windows Images 010... I have been browsing my brains out to find a simple backup strategy for our single windows 2008 server running ...
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Backup and restore MySQL database without system access

I am trying to move a database from 1 provider to another, the problem is that I don't have system access at either end (ie, no ssh), so I cannot use a mysqldump. I have already tried using MySQL ...
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PostgreSQL Backup/Restore

What's the best way to backup a postgresql database? I've tried using the documentation at www.postgresql.org, but I always get integrity errors when restoring. Right now I'm using this for backup: ...
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Backup Exec 2010 throwing error trying to restore Exchange mailbox

Error category : Resource ErrorsError : e000848c - Unable to attach to a resource. Make sure that all selected resources exist and are online, and then try again. If the server or ...
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DPM 2010 RC Mailbox Recovery Fails

I am testing DPM 2010 with Exchange 2010. I am attempting to restore a single mailbox from a previous backup to a Recovery Database. I created and mounting the Recovery Database on the Exchange 2010 ...
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Error when restoring database (Windows 7 test environment)

I have a windows 7 operating system as a test environment. I have SQL Server EE installed with two instances, named as test and production. I took a full backup from AdventureWorks database from test ...
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How to backup MySQL database?

Is there a way to backup an MySQL database so that if something wrong occurs, it will be easy to recreate the tables with the same data?
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System File Missing

I have Windows SBS 2008 R2 use it as file server and i missing some system32 file, so i need to repair it but I don't know how repair/restore this file. Can anyone help me? Thanks
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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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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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Restoring Windows Server 2008 to different hardware - OEM License [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? For disaster recovery purposes, i am considering the possibility of using a VM to restore a backup of our Windows ...
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Perforce Restore From Multiple Checkpoint Files?

I am working with a very large (~11GB) checkpoint file and trying to do a -jr (journal restore) operation. About half way through the file, I'm hitting an entry which causes an error to occur. I'm ...
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Is there a way to import a MS SQL .db.back (database backup) into PostgreSQL?

I've received MS SQL backups from a client, I'm wanting to import/restore them into a PostgreSQL environment. Is this possible?
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Backup Exec restore of Exchange 2003 stalled

We are restoring just the public folders database using Backup Exec 9.1. The main EDB and STM files restored okay. However, the byte count has stalled and now there are tons of .IFS files in the ...
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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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Backup Exec VM Agent or Veeam?

We currently use Backup Exec to backup our physical servers. We are implementing vSphere 4 soon. I was wondering if it's better to just use the VM agent for BE or go with Veeam and use BE + the ...
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rdiff-backup restoring directories without subdirectories

Is there a way to restore rdiff-backup generated backups but skipping subdirectories? Suppose I have backed up /dir, /dir/subA and /dir/subB and I'd like to restore only /dir and /dir/subB, skipping /...
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Problem with restoring a Blackberry configuration database on Microsoft SQL Server

I am attempting to restore a Blackberry configuration database on Microsoft SQL Server 2005. The command goes like this: restore database besmgmt-test from disk = "C:\besmgmt-test.bak"; with move "...
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Find or restore wiki pages. (Computer will not boot anymore and need the wiki pages)

A few years ago, where I work, I created a wiki for me and my co-workers. We work on a lot of old programs and to help with cross training, we put a lot of our notes in the wiki. Sadly, the wiki was ...
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Sql Server 2005 restore from backup to the most recent file position

I'm trying to restore a database from disk to the most recent backup. There are four backup sets in the backup. I would like to restore the most recent one (taken today). I need to be able to do it ...
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Most efficient/quick SQL database update/restore method

I'm working on a very large database (250+ gigs) with well over 225 million records. The database is hard to work with simply from its sheer size. This database will only be used as read-only. We're ...
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Large database in SQL Server Express 2008

I've got a large backup that I need to partially install into our instance of SQL Server express 2008. The backup file is over the 4096Mb limit that restricts SQL Server Express. Is there any way to ...
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Are my SharePoint backup and restore processes correct?

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. And I am using publishing portal template. I am using the following backup and restore process to backup from site ...
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Indefinite hang when restoring SQL 2005 database on a SQL 2008 server in EC2

I'm trying to restore a 25 GB database backup taken from a Windows 2003/SQL 2005 machine to a Windows 2008/SQL 2008 machine in the Amazon EC2 cloud, using a .bak file and the SQL Management Studio. ...
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Is the master database backup crucial for restoring MS SQL server in the event where you have to restore from backup and build database server from scratch?

I have been advise by Commvault partner support to turn off the backup of the master database as the backup failed due to the log file being lock. The following is the advise given: "The message is ...
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Home Server restore fails cannot find boot device [closed]

I am using Windows Home Server to backup my PCs. I recently had a hard drive failure on one of my WHS connected PCs and obtained an identical sized/speed drive for my laptop. I used the latest home ...
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benefits of periodic backup and restores on SQLServer

In the olden days when I used to use other database platforms, we were advised to back up and restore our databases periodically to improve performance. Common reasons were that a B & R would ...
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Brick-level backup and restore with exchange 2007

In the company I'm working for, we use exchange 2007 and backup it using netbackup. The backup is a daily complete backup of the information store and the direct corollary of this is that restores ...
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SQL Backup - Restoring to different data / log files - Changing file structure…?

I'm trying to restore a BAK of a database we have, onto new, better hardware. Here is a screenshot of the UI in Management Studio http://twitpic.com/wmtr8/full The existing db has an mdf, and ndf ...
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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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How do I do a cross-platform backup/restore of a DB2 database?

I need to dump a couple of databases from DB2 for Mac and DB2 for Linux and then import the databases to DB2 for Windows. Unfortunately, when I try the standard backup and restore I get the following ...
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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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PostgreSQL, update existing rows with pg_restore

I need to sync two PostgreSQL databases (some tables from development db to production db) sometimes. So I came up with this script: [...] pg_dump -a -F tar -t table1 -t table2 -U user1 dbname1 | \ ...
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How do I restore to a SQL backup I made two days ago?

Database disasters only happen to other people, right? RIGHT?!? I'm sure this has never happened to anyone since the beginning of computer history, but, believe it or not, I'm having a problem with a ...
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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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How to restore MSDB database

I lost MSDB database in SQL 2005. How do I restore that?
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How to transfer a postgres database to a different server

I'm planning to transfer a ~100GB Postgres database to a new server. Is it save to just copy the data directories to the new server and start up the database there, or do I need to do a dump on the ...
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Good off-site backup solution for database and files

I was searching for a tool that would make remote backups/restores easier for both database and files, but I couldn't find any, so I started thinking about creating my own online service that deals ...
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SQL: Restore a database that was not detached properly [closed]

I had problems with my harddisk on my dev box, yet I was able to save my MDF and LDF files. Needless to say, they were not detached properly. I tried sp_attach_single_file_db which broke down ...
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Extract registry key from NTBackup System State backup

A Windows Server 2003 machine died recently but I need some information that was contained in the now-defunct server's registry. I have a "System State" backup file created by the Windows Server 2003 ...
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How to rescue oracle instance having oradata and admin?

I have copy of oracle folder, installed on windows. There are have oradata and admin folders. It is Oracle 9.2.0.8.0. I had working WibXP operation system, and installed oracle there. Now WinXP, ...
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recreate svn repository from two working copies

This might be a repeated question from here (http://serverfault.com/questions/55511/recreating-svn-repository), but I think I should ask this again. I do not have a most recent back up of the ...
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What tape drive reads Verbatim DC6250?

We've got some old (very) data on Verbatim DC6250 tapes that needs to be read and no hardware to do it with. What drive(s) will read these tapes?
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Windows 2008 imaging on Intel Core 2 Duo

I have a Windows 2008 system with VMware Oracle RAC and Linux CentOS as guest OS plus Visual Studio etc installed. Can anybody tell me how do I go about creating a system image so restores can be a ...
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sharepoint 3.0 site restore/import trouble

We have some old sharepoint data (from a WSS 3.0 SP1 or SP2 install), that I need to restore. Problem is: This is a time management site, and one of the fields automatically pics up the user name of ...
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Restoring /root file system in debian Linux!

How can i restore Linux system if its /root file system is corrupted?
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Restoring Windows Group Policy

After playing with some Group Policy settings and breaking privileges for System accounts, I have learnt the hard lesson to have a proper configuration management policy in place. So that will cover ...
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Problem booting Vista after moving to a larger drive

I am trying to move a 32-bit Vista installation onto a larger hard disk. I tried to do this using my normal method: Boot the system into an Ubuntu Live CD Backup the MBR using: dd if=/dev/sda of=/...
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Fastest way to recover Exchange

In our ongoing saga.... We lost our domain controller and had to rebuild AD from scratch and reinstall Exchange. I am now trying to mount or Exchange database from backup and the error I receive is: ...