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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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backup and restore Debian system

I'am trying to save my Debian system on USB storage (mount in /mnt/backup/), for this I used this command : sudo rsync -aAXv / –exclude={"/dev/*", "/proc/*", "/sys/*", "/tmp/*", "/run/*", "/mnt/*", "/...
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Test Environment Restoration Questions

I am currently deploying a few separate environments into Azure (Dev, Stage, Test, etc.). Some of these will need to be restored to their original state later down the line, for example, test may ...
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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 restore dovecot doveadm backup

How is this done? Is it basically a matter of copying back the directories and files to the new server or is there a command to restore?
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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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Raid 5 array not working after disk replacement?

We have a HP StorageWorks server with hp Smart Array p212. It has 2 SAS array configurations. Logical drive 1 wich is a RAID 1 configuration Logical drive 2 wich is a RAID 5 configuration One of ...
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Robocopy - Overwrite all files unless file in destination is newer

The title pretty much sums it up. I had restored a file share recently from a backup. Come to find out after about a day of users in production we started to notice some files were corrupt. Pulling ...
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Backup and Restore Centos 7 using Dump

I am very new in Linux. I have some applications installed in one of my CentOS 7 VPX. I want move my hosting to another provider, so I want create backup of my full system so I can restore it in the ...
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Restore a Full Website tar,gz file already on server using WHM/Cpanel [closed]

Im trying to restore a full website tar.gz backup file but when I go to BackUp Wizard on Cpanel. It only accepts local backup files which need to be uploaded. Given that the backup file is 3GB, its ...
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Disk of VirtualBox Size keeps increasing when doing MySQL restores

I am using a classic LAMP (Ubuntu 18.04) in a VirtualBox (5.2.18). The disk has a Dynamically allocated storage. Each time I restore the tables using this command, the disk size of the virtual ...
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Upgrading from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to 18.04 LTS - provisioning to restore to pre-upgrade state

We have an ubuntu 16.04 LTS server that we wish to upgrade to 18.04. However if something goes wrong, we don't want to be doing a re-install of 16.04, instead we would like to be able to take a ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Backup and Restore Best Practices

What is the best practice for backing up a Windows Server 2008 R2 environment so that it can be restored to different hardware if need be with Active Directory etc. intact? What needs to be ...
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How to revert back and undo changes in Centos?

Sometimes, I need to make some changes to Centos like installing and testing some utilities or trying a complex tutorial to install an advanced program for which the outcome is unknown. How can I ...
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Cannot recover from Windows Server Backup after expanded volume

I am running a Windows Server 2012 r2 instance on Hyper-v, I set up Windows Server Backup to run every night to incrementally back up a large folder. The folder sits on the same Virtual Hard Disc as ...
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Identify Mystery Backup File - Possibly cPanel?

A client contacted interested in getting his website back up and running after taking it down ~4 years ago and wanted to know if I still had a backup anywhere. Being a digital pack rat, I did! But I ...
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Prometheus with remote_write and backups

I'm building a prometheus stack that uses the remote_read/remote_write feature for long term storage, and I have some questions about if/how prometheus' tsdb needs to be backed up, given that it is ...
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TSM Can't Restore to Another Node

I have a server setup here which has been running for more than eight years. The servers are starting to fail, so the ability to restore from backup is becoming critical. I have a machine which has ...
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Restored Gitlab to Local Server, it now always redirects to original server

I restored a gitlab backup to my local computer just to see if i could make it work with another ldap server. Installed the same gitlab omnibus version to my machine, changed external url in gitlab.rb ...
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Can an EFS encrypted folder be backed up in an Azure Recovery Services Vault?

When I try to back up a Windows EFS encrypted folder on a physical server to an Azure Recovery Services Vault the file size is modified upon recovery and the files cannot be opened (are unrecognizable)...
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Automatic deletion of backups and transaction logs leaves broken backup points

TLDR: default log shipping job and maintenance plan are deleting old files from disk but backups are still displayed in SSMS making it very slow to display "Restore" window. How to delete old .trn/....
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how do I extract a tar archive with larger block size?

I have a tar ball that has a huge number of very large files. The blocking factor is 10k. This is taking too long to extract because it does a lot of 10k writes. The filesystem will perform better if ...
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Where does Windows Server 2012 R2 Expect to see the WindowsImageBackup folder?

Whenever I try to recover a server from the Windows Reccovery Environment, it never finds the backup image. I tried the networking option, but it never sees it. It scans the share, no error, finds ...
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SOLVED Restored a tar of a physical CentOS machine to a vm and now it won't boot

I have a physical CentOS 5.11 machine and I created a tar of it using: sudo su cd / tar cvpzf backup.tgz --exclude=/proc --exclude=/lost+found --exclude=/backup.tgz --exclude=/mnt --exclude=/sys / I ...
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barman + postgresql not start after barman retore

I use the barman ( http://www.pgbarman.org/ ) , for backup and restore on my linux redhat machine after restore , we start the postgresql as the following systemctl start postgresql.service but ...
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Windows Server Backup Scheduling

Windows Server 2008 R2. I know it's possible to schedule a backup, but is it possible to schedule a recovery? I have already backed up my server using the 'Backup Once' feature. Now I'd like to ...
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Restoring Windows Server 2008 to 2012

I am using Windows Server 2008 R2 and I am about to create a one time backup of a system drive (D: approx. 2TB - contains files and folders only), using the 'Windows Server Backup' tool. I'm planning ...
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Backup & Restore Large Files in Windows Server 2008

Using Windows Server 2008 R2. I am in the process of rebuilding this server, and need to backup the existing D: partition which is currently 2TB (500,000+ files). I don't need to backup the system ...
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Snapshot of Physical Machine using Azure Backup

In Azure Backup Service, we can backup files and folder but can I backup full OS along with data of Physical Machine and restore it on the same/other Physical machines?
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How to restore Windows Bare Metal Image to VM

Trust all are well. I am trying to restore my Physical Server to a VM using the Windows BMR image and this is where I keep getting the error saying that my VM disk is too small. Is there a ...
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Automate restore files on another client with Bareos

I'm taking backups with Bareos and would like to verify my database backup every once in a while. For this I have set up a separate host called backupvalidator. I know how I can restore the files to ...
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How do I order a retrieval drive from AWS Glacier?

I have 3.5TB of data (file backups) in AWS Glacier. I would like AWS to ship me a retrieval drive/appliance with this data because I don't think the download would successfully complete. I attempted ...
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How to restore a directory with Bareos/Bacula while excluding deleted files?

I would like to restore a directory so that it is identical to the original directory. Files that have been deleted in the original directory should not be restored. Consider a configuration file ...
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cloudberry unexpected end of stream

We lost an esx host recently and the VM's were being backed up with cloudberry server. all restored fine except for one. We keep receiving an errors "unexpected end of stream" when attempting to ...
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How to restore a Duplicity backup to a new host?

Had a catastrophic failure on a RAID array and lost everything. Have a full set of backups on S3 via duplicity (2003 files), encrypted with GPG. I have the passphrase and a copy of the private key ...
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Mysql/Mariadb backup from non-bootable system

My working server crashed, more precise, my HDD got bad sectors. What is proper method to make a backup from non-working server and restore it later on newly installed server? Any set of files I need ...
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Can I get the backup of my aws instance?

Does aws store autoback up of my server? Can I get get backup of my system before or restore my instance to last week or 2-3 days back state? I my aws server got hacked and no data available in ...
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Is My Understanding of Windows Bare Metal System / Images Backups vs. File Backups Correct?

So my understanding of it is like this, there are two types of backups, and they are Image Backups and Data / User File backups... Image Backups (System Backups / System State /Disaster Recovery ...
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How to do restore test with limited testing resources?

How does a small organization with limited resources go about doing a restore test of its data backup system? The cajoling of "Test your backups!" seems unrealistic when faced with the reality of ...
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What is the best way to restore a Hyper-V VM server?

I backed up a hyper-V VM 2012 server on to a network share to try to run through the process of restoring. I used the windows iso on the VM and selected to restore from the network back up. ...
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How to restore only a specific system state item in Windows Server

i have two Windows server in 2012 version, i want backup specific system state item in the first server and recover it on the second server but retaining the roles and system state existents in the ...
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Veeam backup and copy jobs reorganization to resolve out-of-space issue

I have two sites, one hosting the Veeam Management Server, the other hosting a Proxy. Both server have proxy and repository roles, and both are running one job to backup all production VMs of on-site ...
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Selectively restore specific databases from a complete mysqldump

I have multiple Wordpress databases stored on a VPS. I am using the following command to back them up: # mysqldump -u root -p password --all-databases > /tmp/all-database.sql This creates a ...
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S3 restoration using s3api get-object is not working in aws china region

I have set up a daily backup script in my aws china instance which uploads my required files to be backed-up to s3 bucket. I have a restoration script which uses s3api to restore the objects to the ...
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System State Backup on Domain Controller

I wanted to do a one-time full server backup of the Domain Controller. However, there was almost 1 TB of data to backup. So I am just doing a System State backup instead, which is less than 5 GB. At ...
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fast backup script in linux

I have a server with more applications and do normal shell command to take backups. it took couple of days to complete. Tried to install duplicity. but its told some packages are not found. its Debian ...