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Questions tagged [backup]

Making copies of data so that the copies may be used to restore the original after a data loss event, or for historical retention.

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Best way to compress huge amount of files? [on hold]

There is my daily 1:1 backup of the data files of my private cloud installation: Current total size: 498 Gb Structure: some, but not many subfolders File types: generic storage files of Seafile File ...
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Host Key verification failed SSH Rsync

Two days ago I started using SSH to transfer backups of two Linux servers to another one. I created a shell script to run it in Crontab. Both servers are using Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS My SQL-Server ...
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how to create fake symlinks when copying to CIFS share with rsync

So I have to backup lot's of data to a company server. And it creates a fair share of symbolic links. I'm on a Linux Machine, and the backup server is accessed via CIFS, which does not support ...
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How to make backup of VMWare ESXi host from Centos 7 using the ISCSI target?

I have the VMware ESXi 6.7 free version as the iSCSI initiator and the iSCSI target with CentOS 7 64bit. All of VMs installed in the iSCSI datastore. Is there any way to sync or copy the file from the ...
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Have Duplicity use user's persistent gpg session when performing full filesystem backup?

I'm trying to set up automatic, full filesystem backups on my local system using Duplicity. I do not want to have to enter my password for it to encrypt a volume: what if I am not at the computer and ...
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Backup Old Logs in Alienvault OSSIM

I need to backup the logs of OSSIM which are three months old to another machine, so far i am using rsync. is there any more efficient way?
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Azure Backup - Is last backup copy retained indefinitely?

If I enable Azure Backup on a VM and, after a few recovery points are saved, I disable Azure Backup, is the newest recovery point kept indefinitely, regardless of the retention policy? I saw the ...
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QEMU QMP How to find device to use drive_backup?

I would like to use backup_drive command to copy disks and their snapshot in one image. Unfortunately, each time i use the command : virsh qemu-monitor-command VM_NAME --hmp drive_backup device=...
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amanda backup and take

I'm very new to amanda-backup and also linux I'm looking for the amanda-backup setting https://www.howtoforge.com/centralized-backup-server-with-amanda-on-centos I saw the "tape(?)" setting in ...
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Backuppc | Got fatal error during xfer (aborted by signal=PIPE)

I am running backuppc version 3.3.1 on an Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS, I try to backup several Linux servers, almost Debian, ubuntu or proxmox hosts. My issue is that when I run the Full/Incermental backup ...
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Backup Scenario with CQRS (MSSQL)

I have a question regarding a backup scenario since we are going to move our software to CQRS and I am not sure how to make a consistent backup on the database side. We have a software that was in ...
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Best way to Sync files from Windows server 2012 R2 to another Windows server 2012 R2 with only local admin privilege

My IT dept give me 2 servers (Windows server 2012 R2), the first one have 4TB data, the 2nd one have an empty 5TB partition. I have admin privilege on both servers. I have to move all data from server-...
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Backup Exec 2014 Insert Over writable Media into the robotic library

We have Backup exec 2014 along with IBM TS3100 Tape Library. I have made partitions defined (one for each day of the week) and all of my jobs run fine. From few weeks we are getting 'Inset ...
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ESXi 6.7 VMWare Backup to External USB Drive

Using VMWare ESXi 6.7.0 with Essentials licensing, I would like to backup my VMs to a plugged External HD. Previously we did it with Veeam because we were using a Windows Server, but now with their ...
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informix HDR failover doesn't work when primary server is powered off

Automatic switchover is configured in a primary/secondary HDR server setup. The HDR cluster would be connected and replication is on. If the service is stopped gracefully on the primary server (NODE-...
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Can you apply a retention policy to users within a group on O365?

I am attempting to apply a retention policy to users added to a specific group in Office 365, yet I cannot seem to find a way to accomplish this. The closest I have come is the ability to apply the ...
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Bacula: “Spool block too big”

Scneario: I got a backup server that runs bacula. At night it backups all my servers, and one of these is a NAS with eight shared folders, each backuped individually. Problem: Randomly, once every ...
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ESXi config recovery

I have an HP Microserver running ESXi 6.5 from a USB stick. A series of power outages seems to have caused some corruption, preventing ESXi from booting (pink screen, unable to load kernel modules). ...
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How to backup and restore informix db using Onbar tool with ONPSM cloud storage device?

I am having a hard time using the Onbar tool (which relies on Onpsm primary storage manager for Informix db (server 12.1) using the cloud device (AWS s3). https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/...
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pg_dumpall hangs occassionally

I have a bash shell script that dumps all my postgres databases from docker: function dump_postgres { mkdir -p ${BACKUP_DIR}/postgres/ docker ps -a --format '{{.Names}}\t{{.Ports}}' | grep ...
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ovirt 3.6 to ovirt 4.2 Migration

We are running Ovirt3.6 version in our prod, we want to upgrade to 3.6 to 4.2. At present we have 2 (hyp A & hyp B)physical host ovirt 3.6 is running with self hosted engine with data domain and ...
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LVM - Should I encrypt physical volumes or logical volume?

I have two hard drives and I'm about to build a backup system. Now I'm wondering which solution would be the best. I encrypt disk1 and disk2. After mounting these I create a volume group and logical ...
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Linux - Find -exec command optimization

I have to copy a huge number of files that are stored in a directory structure that contains a huge number of nested subdirectories and files. I am interested in a specific type of files and I know ...
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Using SSH keys from backup on another machine to access server

I created a server, and configured SSH to not allow root login and disable password access, so only accepts an SSH key to login. I have a machine A with a key, and I can access my server from that ...
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Export back up copy of VM in Azure

I have set up a linux VM running Ubuntu 16 using resource manager and image from the marketplace. I use only SSE encryption since I do not need extra data drive, and OS manged disk uses SSE encryption ...
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How do Quest NetVault and AppAssure relate?

I am at a new job where NetVault and AppAssure are being used. At first, I thought we just used NetVault for backups, but I noticed that NetVault is doing nothing but backing up a folder. Within this ...
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Is it safe to restart a database as soon as VSS backup begins?

I know that VSS is designed to create a snapshot of the state of the entire system as soon as you call begin backup, and hold on to it until the backup is ended (or the disk runs out of space). Does ...
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Windows server backup skips itself

There is a Windows Server 2012 R2 with a scheduled windows server backup, but it does not run the backup. However, if I hit the "Run Once" backup, it runs successfully. There is no log at %windir%\...
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Borg Backup not behaving as expected - new backup files each day

What I'm doing I'm using Borg backup v1.1.0b6 on my production AWS Linux server. Borg is meant to be block based, deduplicating, and incremental. I've also tried borg-linux64 v1.1.6 with the same ...
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pg_dump fails as a cron job in one script but not another

I have two cron jobs on my AWS server (triggered via crontab -e) to invoke pg_dump on specific databases. The two scripts are identical with the exception of the target database they're backing up ($...
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Backup and Restore on Debian 9 or Ubuntu 16 destroys “svnversion” performance

Is there any way to back up and restore a filesystem that doesn't upset svnversion. If I try the following set of operations: Check out a big SVN repository, and build the code Back up the SVN ...
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Synology Cloud Station Server notifications

I have multiple clients backing up to a Synology NAS using Cloud Station Server. I purchased this setup to replace my previous solution of running a local Crashplan server. One feature that I miss of ...
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wordpress Got packet bigger than 'max_allowed_packet' bytes when dumping table `wp_options`

For over 6 months now, by automatic daily database backups are failing every time. My wordpress database is around 100MB but the backups are only 700KB. Every single backup fails after backing up ...
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Backup with rsync painfully slow

I'm using rsync to perform backups from an NFS server hosted in AWS to another EC2 instance in the same AZ, the rsync command that I'm using in the backup server is the following: rsync -avzb --...
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Bareos: concurrent backup tasks of different priority?

I am running Bareos 17.2.4 (latest free release). The default configuration will schedule a full backup of all clients on the first Saturday each month, and incremental backups from Monday to Friday. ...
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Backup throughput suddenly went down from 1TB per hour to 350GB per hour

Problem: Backup throughput suddenly went down from 1TB+ per hour to 350GB per hour in HPUX server for DB2 database. Backup using Commvault backup software to the media agent via 10G network. ...
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Duplicity fails to backup in a single bucket

I am using duplicity to backup some servers I own. Since bucket space can get expensive, it seems economical that I can use one bucket for multiple servers and just prefix the backups. I am currently ...
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Do all disks advertised as xyz-GB have exactly the same byte size?

I must setup a system where i can do a "dd if=/dev/sda of=/dev/sdb" to a backup and the reverse. This means i need disks to have exactly the same number of byte or i will run in trouble. It's not ...
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Sync ECC archive with non-ECC backup/archive server

For archiving and backup, I created the following strategy: Server 1 (Local Network in Office) running 24/7, Linux Ubuntu NAS on DIY Odroid XU4 with Cloudshell 2 and Raid-1 (2x 8TB) this is my ...
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KerioConnect failing backups with BE16

We have KerioConnect 9.2.3 (2929) installed on its own VM and are attempting to back up the directories with Veritas Backup Exec 16.0 When creating the backup job, I can browse all of the directories ...
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Guest processing skipped (check VMware Tools status)

When doing backups I'm getting the "Guest processing skipped (check VMware Tools status)" warning from Veeam. The backups actually work just fine. How can I disable the warning? It's entirely ...
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Backing up to Azure

When trying to backup to Azure cloud it fails with the below(drive has 6TB of data) error. OS: Windows 2012 R2 Standard. I read a few articles about adding a "." with the language section of windows, ...
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Backups failing due to access problems

We're using Veritas Backup Exec 16.0 to run backups of our servers. We've upgraded from Backup Exec 2010 and have been firefighting problems since then trying to get the schedules to run smoothly. ...
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What is the ideal Windows Update / backup device for a LAN with a slow metered internet connection

I was just in Kenya for several weeks helping some wildlife conservation orgs with their computers and IT. The biggest issue (aside from not enough funds to update tech as often as they should) is ...
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What is fastest way to regularly backup large data files on weekly basis

We have automated script to backup a 200 GB data files to a local disk. the script shutdown the database , tar and compress the entire directory locally on the disk, then start the database tar -...
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multiple apps backup in azure

I'm configuring backups for multiple app services in azure for my business. This link says that I have to put the backups in a storage account. I was wondering if I it is okay in practice to put all ...
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Invoke Powershell Script Async? (Robocopy)

Our Backup Script runs every day. At the end of the month, every file should be moved to the "Staging" location, in order to be copied "to tape"... So, I wrote a PS-Script, moving all the files. ...
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LVM over RAID1 in XFS - is this a bad idea?

I came across a comment in this question which states that LVM over RAID or RAID over LVM is evil, and many people have up-voted the comment, so there must be some truth to it (I guess)! However, I ...
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Backup of a computer's whole network configuration

I'm now working on a system that runs on Windows 7 PCs, and makes heavy use of several Ethernet interfaces. This system becoming complex, we now need a Backup \ Restore solution. One of the issues I ...
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(How) should I lock a Maildir mailbox managed by Dovecot before creating a backup via rsync?

I maintain an IMAP server running Dovecot which uses Maildir as the storage format for the user mailboxes. Every night, an rsync process runs to create a backup of the mailboxes. Recently, I noticed ...