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Starting Windows domain controller for testing in an isolated network: Can't sign in

Our backup strategy has been to export the domain controller (Hyper-V VM) along with the other server VMs to a large drive which we rotate offsite and off-grid. Now we want to move the DC to a new ...
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Teams Owner connection to SharePoint severed, how to restore?

Someone recommended I try asking my question here. I personally don't have Powershell or SP Admin Centre access but my company's IT, despite using MS 365 deeply, doesn't appear to have very advanced ...
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Unable to access a partition on a SAS LUN on Windows

Let me start of by saying, I have no clue what I am doing in regards to using this Dell PowerVault MD3400. It was setup long before I arrived at the company and everyone who was involved with the ...
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single RAID0 Harddrive stalls when mounting

This is a cross post / repost from my linux/Unix question, after I didn't get any further comments/answers to the adittional data I gave: Problem Description We are using a Debian 12 Server with a ...
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Can an AD Object with deny all permissions for Authenticated Users be recovered?

I have an Active Directory user where Security permissions were set to Deny all for the Authenticated Users principal. That object now can't be read, such that the type is now Unknown instead of User. ...
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Access to Group Policy is denied to Everyone at the top level of the domain

An access control entry was created that denies access to Everyone at top level of the domain. How can this be reset? Cannot open GPO Management, cannot open AD Users & Computers.
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how to make a full and whole backup (or image backup) of a HP servers with linux os and Raid [closed]

I have two Hp proliant DL380 G7 and G6 servers. Both servers have linux oracle 7.9 OS and One of the servers is raid 1 and another server is raid 5 . I want to make a full backup (or full image backup)...
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Azure VM stuck on GRUB Bootloader after kernel upgrade

I've an Azure VM that has had quite a lot of extra work regards its networking etc performed as post-create setup. Having read about a particular vulnerability that the VM was susceptible to (judging ...
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Custom Script-based Backups

I'm a believer in having multiple restore solutions in place for the environment I support. I have a production backup solution for my Windows Server environment. It includes an agent on each box and ...
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S3 duplicity backup works, but restore gives error

Using Duplicity 0.8.21 on Ubuntu 22.04, I can back up to S3 OK, but when I try a restore I get: Traceback (innermost last): File "/usr/bin/duplicity", line 92, in <module> ...
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Ooops, I deleted /etc but I do have a backup

On Debian 12, I somehow managed to delete most of /etc (using rclone sync, still have to figure out what went wrong). I can no longer run sudo or su as root, which complicates things. I do have a ...
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Recover files from Hyper-V VM checkpoints

this is my first time posting here, so apologize in advance if I am doing something wrong. Here is our environment Hyper V host server windows server 2019 standard HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8 2x Xeon E5-...
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Mongodb data files corrupted when copied in

I’m sure there is a straightforward solution, I’m running a Mongodb service thusly: [Unit] Description=Mongo server for Open Quartermaster. Version ${version}, using MongoDB tagged to "4". ...
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Restore an Azure SQL database while retaining backups

I'm trying to figure out how to restore a database using the Azure Portal without losing either point-in-time or long-term retention history. My production database has both a point-in-time and a ...
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Restore one protected application in GKE Kubernetes cluster in namespace with multiple apps

In a Kubernetes cluster I have several apps deployed in the same namespace called "default". An app consist of a webserver pod and a database pod. How to restore one single app in the ...
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how to force rscync to unmunge symlinks

I make backups with rsync (with -a) on my own rsync server, and all links are munged (added /rsync-munged/ before each symlink) - which is good But today I need to restore my backup from rsync server ...
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Mariabackup error restoring incremental (`This incremental backup seems not to be proper for the target`)

I use mariabackup for creating incremental backups on a previously created full backup directory. The full backup is created using the following command: mariabackup --backup --target-dir=/var/mariadb/...
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Can I restore a Vzdump tar archive to an LXD/LXC container

I have a number of "tar" files created from an old proxmox 6 server, using the vzdump tool. The person that originally created them has left the company, and the company has changed it's ...
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Error 0x800706BA Restoring Windows Server 2012 from System Image

We've been running Windows Server 2012 in a VMware virtual machine for a few years now. The VM has the OS, apps, and user data on one virtual disk and automated system image backups on another virtual ...
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Are Google Cloud Platform (GCP) persistent disk snapshots a proper way for doing long-term backups?

Let's say I need a long-term backup for a webserver in Google Cloud Platform. I need to have a possibility to access to the state or restore the state of the machine up to 1 year ago. (Weekly ...
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Restore AWS glacier data created with synology hyper backup

I'm using Synology Hyper backup to backup my NAS to AWS S3. To reduce cost I added a lifecycle to the S3 bucket, that moves the data to AWS glacier after a couple of days. Now I want to restore the ...
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Azure Devops Server 2019 Backup testing

I have created backups using Azure DevOps server 2019 so I want to test the integrity of those backups. by testing I mean check that the backups are valid. I can't check them manually because of the ...
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Comparing file differences between an offline and an online linux image

so I hired a freelancer to do some work on my server that required admin access. Before hiring him I took a backup of my debian installation on that server. I have a basic level of trust with this guy ...
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Mailbox file of mutt suddenly disappeared

I have recently seen that my entire mailbox with mutt has suddenly disappeared. I don't know how to backup, if it is possible ? I am on Linux Debian 10. The sent file of all mails sent has not ...
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Will a Solaris server tolerate a ZFS pool from its future?

My experience with ZFS has generally been that it just works, so I expect the answer will be, it’s not a problem — but I have a data pool which will ruin my January if it fubars, so I want to double-...
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Backup and Restore strategy in Hbase cluster

I have just started with Hbase cluster. I have a Hbase cluster with 2 master nodes and 4 slave nodes. I have one hbase table where huge data is populated everyday so the disk gets filled quickly. I ...
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File History Catalog and Restoring Backup Image ... What Will Happen?

The Windows 10 File History feature stores the configuration files and catalog files both on the local C: and the File History target drive (correct me if I'm wrong please) and keeps them in sync. Is ...
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Ubuntu server best practice to backup and restore linux file system

so i have a really important question, and need some advise about linux server OS backup and restore. There is plenty information on google, other sources, but don't have much time to test every ...
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Backing up volumes from host vs from the inside of the container

The official docker documentation suggests as a good practice to backup the entire docker volume as it is. When you need to back up, restore, or migrate data from one Docker host to another, volumes ...
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Windows NTFS Data Deduplication and Snapshot Backups

We have a file server (fs00) on Google Cloud Platform (GCP): Running Windows Server 2019 (with Desktop Experience installed). One OS / System disk (250GB SSD) An independent data disk (5TB standard ...
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Clonezilla does not carry over user login configuration in Ubuntu 18.04

I have a machine with Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 installed. There is a single user and the user is set to login automatically without asking for password. I took device image with Clonezilla to restore the ...
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"chroot", but with a VM?

I just backed up a remote system using rsync. I have a directory that I can chroot into and would now like to boot it up as a VM. I know that qemu has -kernel capability, as well as -drive file=fat: ...
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Bootable one-to-one backup clone of Windows Server 2019? [closed]

The ability to make backup clones of an OS link Linux and macOS (eg, Carbon Copy Cloner, Super Duper, ChronoSync, etc.) offers wonderful peace of mind. For years I've struggled with this seeming to ...
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Butterfly Backup server

I have a Butterfly Backup server. I implemented a solution as described in this article: dev.to. In my sever list, I have two NAS, used as user file repositories; the files change and are changed ...
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How to boot vhdx drives?

I recovered a bare metal backup for one hyper-v vm (2012 R2) in the form of 2 vhdx files. How can I boot the backed up vm? Should I burn into a USB/DVD or can I just use an unallocated drive space?
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Can't get primary DC up after restore

Recently I have become the administrator of a Windows-server environment. Due to an error on the PDC, I decided to restore it from an old backup (a bit over a month old) - yeah I know now and I'm ...
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Server 2012 R2 backup and restore

I do not have much experience with backup/restore to windows server images. I have a Windows server 2012r2 with sql and an accounting program. It is/was joined to a domain. I had to do a restore ...
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How to configure Veeam (or other) to backup fileserver with daily/weekly/monthly restore points?

I want to backup a fileserver of around 4TB with: Daily restore points for 14 days Weekly restore points for 4 weeks Monthly restore points 6 months What is the best way to do this taking in account ...
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How to restore an OS disk onto a different, resized Azure VM as its new OS disk?

I am able to create a new virtual machine that's of a larger size than my current one, but I am not able to upgrade or resize an old VM to that larger size even though it's of a pretty similar type. ...
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Restoring logical volume from GCP/GCE snapshot

I recently carried out a recovery test on a Google Compute Engine VM with a Centos 7 OS. The VM has five partitioned disks managed by LVM. The server has been around for a while so there are about ten ...
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Windows Server 2016 Backup and restore with previous dates for recover file

I am using Windows Server 2016 for windows backup. My backup is a full server backup scheduled every day at 10:00 PM. A user asked for a three day old file but at the time of recovery or restore only ...
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How to restore from .dump.gz file using dump tool?

I have taken a dump of my server using the following command /sbin/dump -0uan -f - / | gzip -2 | ssh -p ***** -c blowfish dev***@***.**.**.** dd of=/DATA/junkBEN/server-full-backup-date '+%d-%B-%Y'....
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How to configure Linux to ignore `sync`?

I'm re-building a server that needs to do awfully lot of I/O to complete the task. Is there a way to tell Linux to temporarily ignore all sync(), syncfs() and fdatasync() from any processes? I think ...
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duplicity "CollectionsError: No backup chains found"

I'm using duplicity 0.7.06 to back up and 0.7.17 to restore a duplicity backup. But I'm getting the error "No backup chains found" when trying to restore a directory from it. I'm not sure what that ...
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Storageworks DAT 40 Drive Stuck, All Lights On and Not Responsive on Boot

Let me start by stating that I'm something of an amateur forced to deal with an unfamiliar matter, so sorry in advance if there's something trivial I've missed that should've been done in my ...
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pfsense xml restore on dissimilar hardware

pfsense has it's built in backup and restore function. it stores backup in xml files. they are located in /cf/config directory. backup can be done in many was from web interface or from directories. I ...
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Restoring a bare-metal backup fails (0x80070057 error) on Hyper-V

I'm trying to create a backup of our one of our domain controllers in case of a catastrophic failure, and I'm looking into ways to make one effectively. So far, I'm been very unsuccessful in getting ...
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What is the right way to test website's backup?

I have a wiki based on dokuwiki. I made a backup of it by archiving all files. I can automate testing it extracting files and manually see that website works. But what is the right way to check that ...
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How to perform a safe upgrade of Windows Server 2008 R2 (production) to Server 2012 R2?

I am new to server administration. I need to upgrade the windows server 2008 R2 to 2012 R2. Since windows server 2008 is a production server, I am afraid to do the in-place upgrade. Basically I need ...
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Move projects between two SVN repository

Our main svn repository went down due to a hardware failer 2 weeks back so I had to set up temporary local svn in an Ubuntu box to keep the development running with recovered working copies from local ...
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