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

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Do I have to include the server secret (used to encrypt passwords) in the backup?

I have been requested to create a backup of a server. The server is Linux Ubuntu 22.04.2 where the core application (nodejs) + management software (nodejs / bash scripts) + monitoring (nodejs / net-...
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Restore ZFS Pool after a broken HDD

i lost my ZFS Pool on a trueNAS System due to a failed / broken disk The Pool was a non mirrored Pool with 4 HDD (6-10 TB each) I am working on a new trueNAS for backup all the files to a mirrored ...
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Insufficient disk space when restoring or resizing db on SQL Server 2019 dev ed

Strange problem: I'm trying to restore AdventureWorks2019 from the downloaded backup file and constantly receive the error SQL Error [3257] [S0001]: There is insufficient free space on disk volume 'C:...
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Why restoring a partial backup is overwriting my whole Google Cloud database?

I have two projects in Firebase/Google Cloud, one for Development and another for Production (where the app is live). Steps I took I exported a specific collection from the database of my Production ...
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Archival tier/mode (cost optimized) for Azure File Shares?

We have a set of pre-computed sample files (GB-range in size), in an Azure File Share (Premium/NFS). These files are only used for brief periods at a time (during release cycles of an application, ...
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Rorke aurora raid 6 won’t load in linux

after a power failure a raid 6 won’t load in Linux without any disk failure The message while booting is raid restored failed function: numaraid Thanks
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Unable to restore an MSSql Database from an Azure Storage backup

We have a simple sql script to restore an MSSql DB from an Azure storage blob. We backup our PROD DB to Azure Storage. Trying to run this script (which we swear used to work a while ago).. now errors: ...
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Expand C drive during bare metal restore Server 2016

The C drive on our server is getting full. It's at 90% capacity and I don't have any unallocated space next to it. I was thinking of swapping out the 500 Gb hard drive for a 1 Tb hard drive. I plan to ...
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Migrate Proxmox VM with VZDump to a system with just QEmu?

So I have a VZDump of a Proxmox VM image. What I want to do is import this to QEmu. How would I go about doing this? So far the results just show me Proxmox to Proxmox and not Proxmox to QEmu.
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Restoring a Windows VM automatically in AWS

We have a Windows 2012 R2 VM called test01 in AWS and it's used for automatic tests. There is another server which connects to the test VM for running some tests. Sometimes the tests mess up the VM. I'...
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Can't restore LVM Logical volume configuration - missing PV

I had a VG with 3 pvs. The VG had one LV using all three PVs. Then one PV (hdd) died. I wanted to try to recover whatever I could. So the first thing I needed to do was to remove the missing PV from ...
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error 1258 when restoring from Actifio

I am using ActifioGo on Google Cloud and took a snapshot. When I try to restore it, I get an error message like: 1258: Cloud VM creation failed. 155: VM task failed. Error: Cloud task failed gcp:...
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Can a Hyper-V VM made from a Server 2012 R2 domain controller backup be used to replace the physical domain controller if it fails?

We have a Dell PER520 with Server 2012 R2 running 5 servers; AD DS, DHCP, DNS and WDS. We created a Hyper-V VM on another server using a bare metal backup created with Windows Server Backup. The VM ...
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CA Recovery in Active Directory

I think I understand, but I want to be sure. We are running two Windows 2016 domain controllers (VMs), one of which is performing the role of a certificate server. We perform system state backups ...
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Restore File Owner from Backup, but not Content

By mistake we did a chown www-data:www-data / -R on a production server. We do have a backup, but as only the permissions are wrong we want to restore only the permissions from the backup, not the ...
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How to start a VNC viewer to display all previously saved VNC viewer desktops (that are now destroyed)?

Problem: My current VNC viewer (let say VNC viewer 'A') resides on a machine (let say machine 'A') that need to be killed because our IT department need to rebuild the machine 'A'. I have a lot of ...
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ZFS Pool Data Backup and Restore

I currently have a zfs raidz2 pool stuck in a resilvering loop as I was trying to replace the 3TB disks with 8TB disks. After letting the first replacement disk resilver online for over a week it ...
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How can I restore an LVM snapshot of a larger volume on a smaller disk?

I am trying to backup/restore an LVM volume on a local Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa) server. The production server has an LV of 500 GB, however there are only 19 GB used so far. The local development ...
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Cannot mount Win10 virtual disk (VHD) with no volumes - DISKPART fail

I'm attempting to mount a Windows Image Backup .vhdx file and give it a drive letter so that I can retrieve a file or two out of the backup. It has worked fine in the past, but now I cannot make it ...
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rsync - restore from multiple (identical) sources to one target

Im wonder if there is way to rsync (or any other tool) from multiple identical sources to one target. My thought was, one rsync process reads the filelist from the beginning, the other one from the ...
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ext4 restore backup: deleteino: out of range 0

I'm trying to use (dump) restore -command to restore linux ext4 file system from an incremental backup. I'm using a hanoi tower strategy to make the backups, and the dumps look like as follows, sorted ...
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ESXi management fails, refusing connections, after copying in the boot drive from a backup

I’m writing this after having found the solution myself, because it was such a strange “gotcha” it deserves to be documented. Although I hit this issue while doing a restore, it’s possible this could ...
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I accidently deleted database folder from MySQL Server

I have a MYSQL server and I had created some database on it. Accidently, I deleted one database folder from the directory. I have copy of that database folder saved as backup. I stopped the server and ...
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AD Domain Controller Won't Boot

I run the network for a small organization. We have a virtual host server (CentOS) using VirtualBox to host the AD Domain Controller / File Server (Windows Server 2012). We recently had a power ...
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Mysql database restore from rescue mode server

I have one server which is in rescue mode, and limited run the command even the mysqldump. I tried to restore the client database to new server by manually upload and created database but the sql ...
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CentOS, revert back to a clean state (by backup or snapshot) without physically going to the server [closed]

I am running CentOS 8 and I would like to rollback to a point in time (backup or snapshot), but without having to boot from USB. Many tools permit this on Windows (e.g. Macrium Reflect) and I would ...
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How to properly backup and restore mariadb master/slave

I've got a master/slave mariadb setup using gtid. As far as I've read I should prefer using the slave side for backups. But what's in case of a desaster? Can I restore the slave in the new master? And ...
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Accidentally Uninstalled Mysql Database But I have Database Folders How do I restore the database [closed]

I confused our production server as staging server and accidentally uninstalled MySql. I still have the /var/lib/mysql folder intact. My server is in ubuntu 16 This is the uninstallation process that ...
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MS SQL 2008 R2 disaster restore

I need to restore an MS SQL 2008 R2 server. The original server was completely destroyed, nothing to salvage. Yet there is backup of all data, plus system databases, master, msdb, model; .bak files. I ...
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Restore a chained virtualbox .vdi from backup?

I have a windows guest vm in virtualbox on a linux host. The base vdi and all snapshots are located on a SSD for performance reasons. A snapshot is taken every night and a rsync backup is made to an ...
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Remove OS from server and return to PXE boot

I installed Ubuntu 18.04.4 on my HP DL360 G10 servers. When they were initially installed, they were trying to PXE boot from the different network adapters. Now that I've installed an OS on them, ...
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redis instance restore using dump.rdb is not working

I have redis instance with 10 keys in qa env. the instance is configured to use dump.rdb in /tmp directory . I ran "save" command and saw new dump.rdb file that was created . then I created new ...
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Remotely restore a Centos 7 backup done with rsync

I have a server running CentOS 7. I did a backup to my local computer at home, using rsync (-aAXvhr and --exclude the "classic suggested folders"). So far so good. I messed up things on my server and ...
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recover/ restore the single file from snapshot GCP

I want to restore the a file deleted by my customer , i have a snapshot of that day ,how can i restore the file without creating new vm and coping the file,Is it possible to restore a single 10 mb ...
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Does Barman need ssh connection setup when installed on the same host as the PostgreSQL host?

I'm trying to configure Barman (pgbarman) to work alongside the PostgreSQL database on the same host, i don't want to install barman on a separated host, but I can't find any documentation about such ...
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Puppet, server migration, restore existing persistent data

Thing that confuses me about configuration management tools such as Puppet is that they're great and straightforward for setting up server from scratch, but what every documentation neglects is the ...
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How to restore Hyper-V VMs from a crashed Windows 2008 R2 server?

We had a windows 2008 R2 server with a lot of VMs in it which crashed. We were able to recover the content of the "Hyper-V" folder located in C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Hyper-V from the crashed ...
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Data recovery failure from Azure Data Recovery Vault using MARS Agent with on-premises computer

Despite trying several times since last night, the recovery of a volume from an Azure Data Recovery Vault to a new location on the original source computer fails after approximately (but not exactly) ...
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Unable to perform Selective File Restore from a SME Server 7.5.1 backup

Customer has an old SME Server 7.5.1 server (based on CentOS 4.8). A staff member accidentally deleted her entire personal data drive, and there exists a weekly backup in the server's Backup ...
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How can we restore deleted Organization Unit or OU in windows server 2012

I deleted one of the Organization Unit from my windows server 2012r2,but now i want to restore it how i can i restore it,is it possible through LDP or something else.
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How to restore subdirectory of a duplicity backup?

I have a duplicity backup script running under Ubuntu 18.04 which has backed up the contents of my /etc directory like this: duplicity --archive-dir=/home/bkp/.cache /etc rsync://backup.host::/bkp/...
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SQL Server 2016 Restore From URL

I'm having some trouble restoring databases in SQL Server Management Studio which have been backed up to Microsoft Azure. I have been able to create the maintenance plans which successfully create the ...
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Azure Database For MySql - How to see the successful backup and restore logs?

I am using Azure Database for MySQL, vcore GpV2 and had opted for Geo-redundant backup during Database creation. According to the official documentation, Generally, full backups occur weekly, ...
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network configuration after restoring a snapshot on newly created VPS instance

I have a website up and running on a VPS instance from Vultr running Ubuntu 18.04LTS, everything is fine. I wanted to try out a snapshot of the instance in a restore session just in case something bad ...
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How do I generate a regex to restore a specific folder for "btrfs restore"?

I am trying to recover files after a crash of a btrfs filesystem using: btrfs restore --path-regex 'regex' -sv -D /dev/sdXX /mnt/destination for example, to retrieve all files in /snapshots/@_2018-...
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How to keep Active Directory and SQL users from breaking after a database restore?

I'm trying to copy production CRM MSSQL data to another isolated server stack (server 2) via a backup-and-restore process. Server 2 already has most of the data after a restore I did from the ...
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Restore linux partition from remote server

I have a running server with /dev/sda1 partition and a remote server with /dev/sda1 partion also. I want to clone the partition of running server to remote server. I want to try this: On remote ...
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system state restore new environment

This is a theoretical question on disaster recovery. I've looked for guides and tutorials on this specific situation and have not be able find any. Say I have a system state backup (from a 2008R2 ...
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Protect users from accidental delete

I am currently designing an incremental, rotative backup system for a remote filesystem to be accessed over SSHFS. There is this one aspect I still haven't figured out: Protecting the users from ...
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Restore tarsnap archive into specific folder

I'm using tarsnap for backups, and it is working fine. However, to test a backup, I would like to restore it but without overwriting the current version of the files. It would thus make sense to ...
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