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

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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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How does restore to dissimilar hardware work?

System restore to dissimilar hardware, something which high end backup/recovery products can do, is a really useful feature. However, how does it work on a Windows Server restore? Thanks
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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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What is the easiest way to restore a backup from “the future” on diverged snapshot of an original server?

Trying to be as succinct as possible, I'm in a situation with: Windows Server 2008 Standard FE x64 Service Pack 2 with Exchange Server 2007 (fairly sure together they are branded as "Windows Small ...
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How to restore Linode to Vagrant VM?

I'm trying to set up a Linux development environment so I can safely make changes to my website without breaking the live site. Linode hosts my live site. A simple solution would be to host my ...
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How can I filter a Dynamic Distribution Group by Database name?

I need to create a dynamic DL to list the members of an individual database and I'm unable to get the powershell command to filter the results properly. [PS] C:\>New-DynamicDistributionGroup -Name ...
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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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TFS 2005 Server restore from one hardware to another

i have just performed a TFS 2005 restore from a dual server setup to a different set of duel servers after following the installation guide for TFS 2005 and following the Restoration steps i am ...
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Restoring files with 255+ character pathnames + Server 2000

I'm experiencing an issue when trying to restore files that have filename paths over 255 characters (in that they will not restore). The file server is Server 2000 (ancient, I know) and the software ...
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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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Download databasename.bak file

I have downloaded databasename.bak file from my hosting company, when i tried to restore that DB file in SQL server 2008 it is keep on giving me following error. The media family on device ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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How do I restore the layout on Expression Editor in Powercenter

I am using Powercenter 8 and I am not sure how I did it, but I have messed up the Expression Editor Layout, so now I am unable to see the expression that I am building. Does anyone know how to ...
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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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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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Restore LVM if VG is not consistent (XenServer 5.6.1)

i have a VG that uses the PVs /dev/md1 and /dev/md2. Now one hdd failed in /dev/md1: [root@xenserver1 ~]# cat /proc/mdstat Personalities : [raid1] md1 : active raid1 sda3[0] 382320128 blocks ...
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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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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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Server 2008 R2 - restoring a user's roaming profile folder from Previous Versions

I want to restore a user's roaming profile folder from previous versions, but having no luck. I keep running into access rights problems. The previous version was created with the default rights set ...
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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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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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openvz tar implausibly old time stamp

I'm trying to restore a 26 G tar dumpo of an openvz container. The problem is, that when untarring this error comes up: implausibly old time stamp 1969-12-31 18:00:00 and the it doesn't finish the ...
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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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Symantec Backup Exec 2010 Can't Mount or Explore

In the past when trying to restore specific files from a Symantec Backup Exec backup, I would right-click on the relevant recovery point, click Explore and then OK. Alternatively I could go to Recover ...
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restore administrator permission in sccm 2007

I accidently removed permissions on our parent SCCM server Will I be able to add them back? It had Domain Admins in the permission list, this was giving everyone all access to everything, and items ...
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Restoring sharepoint to a new server

Last week I backed up sharepoint and removed it from the server as it was only supposed to be on that server temporarily anyway and the server is now being used for what it was indended for. I'm ...
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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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Command to restore CentOS VPS to the new purchased CenOS machine (VPS or dedicated server)

I have a VPS backup. I have moved to a dedicated server. The hosting provider has given me a tar.gz backup. They have also setup a CentOS 5 that has initial settings. Really initial (I mean only ...
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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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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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Restore from multiple tapes with dump/restore commands

We have an autoloader tape drive with 24 tapes, and a backup script that uses the dump command to write the backup to tape. When the end of the tape is reached it uses dump -f to run a script that ...