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

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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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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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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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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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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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How to restore Ubuntu server on a VMWare image after disk failure?

After a disk failure on a VMWare GSX I was able to start the raid with one disk and copy the VMWare image to my ESXi server. After repairing the image with vmkfstools -x repair ...
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Mysql won't start after replacing data in datadir.

so I have a little problem. I had errors with our old system and was unable to backup the old databases properly so I went ahead and backed up the datadir which had all of the databases folders inside ...
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How can I restore part of a mailbox from an RDB?

I need to restore only part of a mailbox that was deleted by accident. I restored the database and tried to associate it to a dummy test account but get the error Failed Error: The mailbox ...
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rdiff-backup -r is not working with QT

I am using rdiff-backup to get previous version of the files from server with this command: rdiff-backup --no-hard-links --force -r "DATE" "USERNAME@IP::SERVER PATH" "CLIENT PATH" I can do this ...
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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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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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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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SharePoint Services 3.0 - moving to another server

I am trying to move SharePoint Services 3.0 installed on one Windows server to another. The old and new servers both have different copies of SQL Server 2005 installed. After moving to the new server, ...
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How to restore or recreate the deleted gitweb folder

I'm not sure what to do. It contained gitweb.cgi and one other file that I'm not sure of. My configuration files are still secure, but I can't seem to figure out how to simply restore the /git/ folder ...
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Restoring a Server 2008 R2 Image Backup to a VM

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 system backup. I selected Bare Metal, System State, and 1 volume (c drive, the only volume on the system except the external drive I saved the backup to). Who do I ...
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SQL Server 2008 Error when restoring DB backup: “specified cast is not available”

I was using SSMS to restore a database backup onto another database in a SQL Server 2008 instance, when I received the error message: "specified cast is not available". The backup was made on a SQL ...
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How to recover MySQL database from .mysql file?

We had some problems with our MySQL server and somehow all I've got is a database.mysql file for the database I want to restore. I've done a bit of googleing but I didn't find anything about how ...
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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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SQL Server: Restore database, data copy-redo-undo, clarification?

I have tried to understad how database restore works in SQL Server. I have read from BOL about different phases within the restore operation but did not understand much. Can you please clarify what ...
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Out of ideas on how to revive the Gateway E-9525R server

My boss gave me a project: he got a Gateway E-9525R server that does not do anything at startup. He asked if I could revive it somehow. No one is really sure what happened to it, rumor has it the BIOS ...
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Exchange 2003 NTBackup always fails

Running Exchange Server 2003, I run an online backup every 2 nights using NTBackup, the job succeeds and I can verify by check db properties in systems manager & logs in D:\Exchsrvr\mdbdata. I ...
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Populate a remote databse using MySQL Workbench and remote .sql file

I'm using MySQL Workbench 5.2 CE, and I try to figure out how to populate or restore a mysql_dump.sql file uploaded to the root of my domain (./mysql_dump.sql). Since the file is a little bit ...
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nic not working after TEST sbs 2003 restore to dissimilar hardware

restored an sbs 2003 backup file to different hardware rebooted, and things took a while, i tidied up the drivers and such, removed ghost nic in device manager etc, re-ran the connection wizard for ...
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How To Place a Drupal Site on to a server from backup

I Backed up my site then totally re-did my server with a different Control Panel which created a different directory structure /var/www/vhosts/user/site.com/httpdocs I put the files into the httpdocs ...
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Automate BESR 8.5 Restore

I have been searching for a way, script, rain dance, to automate the restore of several BESR 8.5 created images (v2i file extension). Does anyone have any experience on how to pull this off? I have ...
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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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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 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 ...
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MySQL dump-restore replaces characters with 3Fh

FreeBSD Server with Mysql and make.conf like that .if ${.CURDIR} == ${PORTSDIR}/databases/mysql50-server WITH_CHARSET=cp1251 WITH_COLLATION=cp1251_bin BUILD_OPTIMIZED=yes BUILD_STATIC=yes .endif .if ...
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Backup/Recovery like barman for MySQL [closed]

I'd like to have a Backup/Recovery tool for MySQL (MariaDB/Percona) servers which has somehow the same features as barman has for postgresql take full backups on a regular basis (xtrabackup, but ...
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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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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 ...