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

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How can I restore a Windows Server 2012 r2 Backup to a new installation of Windows Server 2012 r2?

My main server drive crashed, but lucky I had an image backup of the server on an external drive. So I tried re-installed Windows Server 2012 r2. I tried to use the installation media to restore the ...
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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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Moving raw GitLab repositories to a new GitLab instance with access to old disk image but no backups

I need to move all the data from a NON-BOOTING (so I can't create a GitLab backup normally) GitLab instance on EC2 to a fresh instance. I do NOT have GitLab backups, but have access to full disk of ...
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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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can't reboot Clonezilla after restoring

I use hpe dl20 gen10 server. When restoring img file from nfs, it successed. but it doesn't work after entering reboot/shutdown. it just displaying loading like ~embedded lom1~ how can i fix it?
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How to sync SQL Server Logins with database User after a restore from another server

I have a database server with several databases inside. This server is used as test server to store a set of test databases. The test databases do not come from the same production server thus I can ...
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XenCenter 7.0 VM import failing "This file could not be imported"

Totally and completely new to XenServer. We have XenCenter 7.0 on a Windows machine that I am trying to import an .xva file to. The file is aout 8GB. When I import the xva it seems to chug along until ...
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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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Restore (PITR) of CloudSQL (MySQL) fails with Got a packet bigger than 'max_allowed_packet' bytes

When doing a PITR-Restore of a second generation Google CloudSQL instance, the restore fails with "Failed to Create" error. I cannot manipulate the instance clone, except reading logs and deleting it. ...
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Clone Azure VM with backup restore rename?

I have seen various methods of cloning an Azure VM that all require the original VM to be sysprepped and generalized, therefore destroying it. Instead of this method, I just took a backup of the ...
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Restoring folder and files from Backblaze using Cloudberry

I'm investigating alternative solutions to Crashplan. Currently I have Crashplan running headless on my Netgear NAS (ReadyNasOS 6.8). I have installed Cloudberry (free version, 200GB datalimit) which ...
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Restoring a System State Backup

We had a server die the other day, and while it is up and running again now, I don't anticipate it will continue to be for long- So I've started building a temporary server as a replacement. I have a ...
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How I can get db's current restore mdoe status by query?

So, my db can be in three differrent statuses. RECOVERY NORECOVERY STANDBY And I want to know current db's status by query. Can you help me ? The single what I've found is SELECT is_in_standby ...
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Restoring to a blank Cisco switch

If you need to restore over a blank Cisco switch with a config backup taken using TFTP. I hear you can do this using copy and paste from the output given from show running-configuration on the live ...
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