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Automated Logon with Macro backup script

I'm having some issues with an automated backup macro script I've written using Autohotkeys. My specific issue is that I need the script to run on a Windows based server at a given time during the ...
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Backing up remote Postgres database

I have a Windows 2008 Server machine with a postgres database running on it. I'd like to back it up daily and have it sent to another machine (running Ubuntu or Windows). What's the best way to set ...
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Backup script to FTP with timed subfolders

I want to make a backup script, that makes a .tar.gz of a folder I define, say fx /root/tekkit/world This .tar.gz file should then be uploaded to a FTP server, named by the time it was uploaded, ...
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Bash script for mysql backup - error handling

I'm trying to backup a bunch of MyISAM tables in a way that would allow me to rsync/rdiff the backup directory to a remote location. I've came up with a script that dumps only the recently changed ...
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Looking to list all files/dirs ignored by rsyncs exclude file

I have around 7 or 8 servers, which I rsync down to my local LAN each night. All of these rsync jobs use a common excludes.txt, to filter out files or directories I dont want mirroring. Now, the ...
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Should I run an aws-ec2 backup script from the instance itself?

I have seen a lot of Amazon EC2 backup scripts that utilize the EC2 API. Specifically, I'm interested in scripts that use snapshots of EBS. I found an interested script with a "pruning strategy" ...
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Amazon S3 Website & MySQL Backup

I have a website (a digital asset management system/gallery - http://www.resourcespace.org) that has a huge amount of images. The total size of the website, including the images is approximately 6gb. ...
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Merge incremental rsync backups

I need to merge my incremental backups into the secure folder (which is the main backup folder) in order of date. Someone has helped with the script to rsync the documents each night via a cron job: ...
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Cisco Configuration backup or Reboot with Windows Script

We have a client with a lot of Cisco Devices and we would like to automate the backups of these devices through telnet. We have both 2003 and 2008 servers and ideally use tftp to back it up. I wrote ...
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Bacula and send file list to RunAfterJob script

I have Bacula backup server. And I run sripts before and after backuping, using RunBeforeJob and RunAfterJob. Can I send to script in "RunAfterJob" parameter contained list of backuped files?
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A multiple web-app backup script

I'm mostly a Drupal developer, and have a backup script that goes through each site and uses Drush to perform a db dump, before archiving all the sites and their dumps. I've just finished a small ...
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Help on writing Linux script to backup and ftp files to another server

I am using MySQL as the database system for my application on a Linux system. Every week I update the system and take backups (mysqldump) of the databases changed (2 databases). I then .tar.gz them ...
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Why is `slapconfig -backupdb` not creating disk image when run from cron on Snow Leopard Server?

Years ago I put together the following expect script to perform Open Directory backups under Tiger Server and it's worked well under Leopard Server as well: #!/usr/bin/expect -f set date [timestamp ...
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SBS 2008 Script to connect - disconnect backup disk?

I want to be able to leave multiple external drives connected to an SBS 2008 server and select which drive is used as a target for the backup without physically connecting/disconnecting the drive. ...
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Bourne Shell Array

I'm looking to write a bourne shell which loops through an array of hosts and performs an rsync for each. Something like: HOSTS=("host1.domain.com", "host2.domain.com") for HOST in $HOSTS do ...
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PST backup with Volume Shadow Copy Service

I was asked to implement the task of backing up 35 PST files ranging from 800Mb to 2000Mb. Windows XP and Windows 2000 workstations are assigned to the users and we have a Windows 2000 domain ...
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Automate SQL Server 2008 backup script failing to run

I have created a maintenance plan but when I try to execute I get the error: Message [298] SQLServer Error: 15404, Could not obtain information about Windows NT group/user 'XX\Administrator', error ...
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How can I copy a file from one Windows server to another in a script?

I have two Windows 2003 servers, and I want to write a backup script on one that will copy a file to the other. What's the most idiomatic way to do this on Windows? Essentially, I'm looking for the ...
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How do I make a backup copy of a file on a nightly basis?

I have a file called 'log.txt' that I would like to move to the logs folder on a nightly basis. The problem is that I want to keep track of the files so I would actually need to move it to a ...
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What is the best way to backup a standalone linux server

I have a standalone linux IDS system that I have been putting together. It runs MySQL locally, as well ntop, nagios, base, snort, apache etc. I want to be able to make a backup of the system that has ...
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Command Line Winrar & Batch Scripts

I've written a wee batch script to backup some stuff on my desktop and dump it over the network to a share... The only thing that's bugging me is the verbosity of rar.exe while it's doing the ...
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BASH Shell Scripting assistance, backup script extracts meta data from filename & moves file accordingly

So I need to build a shell script (a skill I am rubbish at, I think too linearly and make everything a pipe) that will connect to a remote machine to a specific directory slurp up all the files older ...
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What is the best way to backup mysql in s3?

mysqldump is probably not the best idea on running backups every x hours but is the one that we are currently using. The backups are around 150 Megs each so sending it to other machines could waste ...