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Questions tagged [restore]

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

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SQL Server 2005: Row in backup, missing in database

I've got a MS-SQL 2005 backup file. When I open with a text editor, despite being binary, I can see some information I want back. Nevertheless, when I restore the backup using MS-SQL studio, the row ...
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MySQL table “doesn't exist” error

I'm using Windows 7 Ultimate x64. After reinstalling OS copied back whole MySQL data directory to C:/Programdata. But now when i'm trying to open some table from restored db's with Navicat it shows me ...
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How do I restore Public Folders in Exchange 2003 using NTBackup?

Our Exchange 2003 server had a catastrophic failure which corrupted the contents of the Exchange databases. Soft recovery failed due to excessive corruption. At 72GB, a hard recovery was not really ...
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Any chance to recover formatted hard drive LVM to ext3

I am a big fool. But i believe this could be the event for every serious linux administrator. I Accidentally formatted my hard drive from LVM to Ext3. I tried some of the recovery tools. I can see ...
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SQL Server 2008 - Restore database without restoring transaction log (LDF)

I have a production database with Full recovery mode where the MDF and LDF files are approx 80GB each. We have a test server that we restore this database to on a regular basis for dev / test ...
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Oracle Restore and recover Database on the same host?

I have DB1 database on Server1 . I have taken backup. After that I have created table TEST. Inserted some values in the TEST table. Truncated table. And want to return my TEST table to its ...
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Back-up Appliances and how easy they really are [closed]

So currently I am looking at a few options to improve my company's back-up solution and I stumbled across a few ideas and quotes regarding the following: HP x1000 G2 Network Storage System Dell ...
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Problems restoring large SQL Server 2005 database

I have a customer with a gigantic SQL Server 2005 database (almost 400GB including the log file) and a table has been unintentionally dropped. We are trying to restore to a temporary database then we ...
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how do I archive/restore development servers and workstations inexpensively

Scenario # 1 I've a Windows 2003 Server that I have been using for many years for software development, mostly for testing. It has many tools that I might want to use in the future. However,...
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Exchange 2007 - Restore mailbox's calendar and contacts

I know it is possible to do a restore of a user's mailbox. But does anyone have a really simple way of doing this? Like an Exchange console command or something? Also, if I understood this correctly, ...
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Unable to restore from Shadow Copy due to long filename

We have shadow copy enabled on our Windows SBS 2008 server. Attempting to restore a file from shadow copy gave the following error- The source file name(s) are larger than is supported by the file ...
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Restore SQL 2008 database fails with error on page xxx:xxx

This is the situation: Got a full backup (.bak file) of a SQL 2008 database, with partitions. The .bak file is 100gb. I need to restore this database on a different server, to a new database. ...
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How can I restore a database such that I can use it on a server where I don't have the security admin role

On a SQL 2008 instance, I have a login with the dbcreator and public roles. When I restore a database onto this server, I am then unable to use that database because all the user -> login mappings in ...
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Restoring deleted AD object

I have a Windows 2003 domain and Windows 2003 domain controller. I accidentally deleted the whole container. The container contains some child container objects group object and some ...
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Exchange 2003 / 2010 Public Folder Restore or Sync Tool needed

What tools exist to restore public folder data? If nothing will assist in (exmerging) PF data, what tools exist to sync data between backup sets?... between forests? It seems that pfdavadmin was ...
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Determine LSN of database in NORECOVERY mode

I'm restoring transaction logs to a database, but need a way to know which transaction log I should start with. Typically I'll see something like this: The log in this backup set terminates at ...
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service for restoring tapes

I've got 30 to 40 LTO-1 and LTO-2 tapes that we used with BackupExec to backup our data. About a year ago we moved to another backup solution (Veeam). My LTO drive is dying/dead, and I'd like to ...
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On Exchange 2003, Is there a limit to the number of email stores you can have?

Is there a limit on the number of "stores" you can have on an Exchange server? It seems that it takes a very long time to repair one large store and we are thinking it might be better to divide the ...
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User not functioning after backup and restore of database to another server in SQL Server 2005

We have a database called 'foo' on the first sql server instance called 'SQL01' that is backed up nightly via a snapshot with Snap Manager for SQL Server and then flex cloned and restored to a second ...
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TFS 2005 Server restore from one hardware to another

i have just performed a TFS 2005 restore from a dual server setup to a different set of duel servers after following the installation guide for TFS 2005 and following the Restoration steps i am ...
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volume undelete on a HP MSA

Is it possible to undelete a volume in a HP MSA 2000?
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how to? Deploying a SQL 2008 backup to overwrite a database that has replication?

I am trying to figure out the proper procedure to overwrite a database with a backup of a database created on a different server. The backup has an identical schema, full text indexes, stored procs, ...
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SharePoint Services 3.0 - moving to another server

I am trying to move SharePoint Services 3.0 installed on one Windows server to another. The old and new servers both have different copies of SQL Server 2005 installed. After moving to the new server, ...
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Regarding complete backup and restore of Linux system

This is regarding following: Complete restore of linux system The selected answer has one line: use rsync the entire thing with something like: "rsync -axvPH --numeric-ids ..." Can I have the ...
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How can I read ArcServe6 backup tapes?

I have got several 100 tapes of backups created with ArcServe6 for Netware. Also I have got two tape drives with which these tapes were written. I tried setting up a Netware server and installing ...
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How to restore or recreate the deleted gitweb folder

I'm not sure what to do. It contained gitweb.cgi and one other file that I'm not sure of. My configuration files are still secure, but I can't seem to figure out how to simply restore the /git/ folder ...
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Sharepoint - restore single document from database level backup

Have a single Sharepoint webserver backed by a SQL 2005 server. The sharepoint server has a messed up document in a document library and I have a SQL database backup from the day before. What are my ...
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Restore sql server 2000 database to 2008

I am not a DBA. I will be doing this for the first time. So I am not sure what all I am supposed to do? I will be restoring sql server 2000 database to sql server 2008. Are there anywhere step by ...
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Restore Apache Configuration

can anyone please tell me how to restore an apache configuration from backup ? from /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf.backup
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Restoring a Server 2008 R2 Image Backup to a VM

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 system backup. I selected Bare Metal, System State, and 1 volume (c drive, the only volume on the system except the external drive I saved the backup to). Who do I ...
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MySQL “max_allowed_packet” error — how do you profile the max packet size?

Keep running into into the "max_allowed_packet" error msg, which to data I've just guessed at what the number should be.... I'd like to stop guessing, and know how to see what the number should be -- ...
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can you restore a Windows 2008 Server backup to an Amazon EC2 instance?

Is it possible to take a backup of a Windows 2008 server, made with the built-in Windows backup, and restore it to an Amazon EC2 instance. If so, could you please outline the steps? The machine that ...
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SQL Server 2008 Error when restoring DB backup: “specified cast is not available”

I was using SSMS to restore a database backup onto another database in a SQL Server 2008 instance, when I received the error message: "specified cast is not available". The backup was made on a SQL ...
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Export and import a PostgreSQL database with a different name?

Is there a way to export a PostgreSQL database and later import it with another name? I'm using PostgreSQL with Rails and I often export the data from production, where the database is called ...
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How to restore database using old full backup and current log file

What is happened? My client has lost the hard disk. He has to restore database. He has the full backup of database 15 days old. He has ldf (log) file of this database. He has NOT mdf file (it was ...
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How to recover MySQL database from .mysql file?

We had some problems with our MySQL server and somehow all I've got is a database.mysql file for the database I want to restore. I've done a bit of googleing but I didn't find anything about how ...
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how to restore a mysql dump FOLDER

After having a vps crash, I asked my hosting to give me the dumped file of my drupal database. It is a folder filled with of *.frm *.MYD files of the database tables. I used to restore mydb.sql files ...
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Exchange 2007 restore - Backup Exec Unable to Attach to a resource

I have been struggling with this one for months! Grateful for any advice. The setup is a windows 2003 server network, 4xservers on the domain. Two exchange 2007 servers (only one with mailboxes still ...
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backing up SVN repository on Ubuntu linux to a Windows share

We have a Ubuntu(head-less) system that runs our SVN repository(ies). Would like to regularly back it up to a Windows share automatically. What should we do ? Any links/articles ? Any gotchas ? How ...
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Restore Bacula Files

Q1: Can I restore bacula files to another location? Because whenever I restore my bacula files, it goes directly to the client on which the files was backed up. Q2: Can I restore bacula files if ever ...
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Windows server backup integrity

We are backupping daily the whole server (Windows Server 2008 R2) with the "Bare Metal Recovery" option, is there any way to verify backup integrity without restoring everything on a new machine ...
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Transfer email accounts with all mail from server to server, using IMAP

IMAP allows you to access the folder heirarchy and all emails on a given account. There was a serverfault (pun intended) with our primary email servers and so we have to shift all email accounts to ...
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oracle database move current server to another machine problem

these day i really stress because of oracle server, im quite new to oracle. i have one old windows 2003 server which installed oracle 10.2.0 version. and i want to full backup of this oracle then ...
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SQL Server 2008 import data from SQL Server 2005 backup file

I have a SQL Server 2005 database backup file (.bak), and I want to grab the data of this file and import it to an already existing database. Since the backup file contains database information as ...
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Virtualmin Restore from Backup

I had to re install my VPS due to some fatal problems, it now has a clean version of ubuntu 8.04 and virtualmin. I have 18 domains that i have backed up on my home computer which i spent 3 hours ...
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How does restore to dissimilar hardware work?

System restore to dissimilar hardware, something which high end backup/recovery products can do, is a really useful feature. However, how does it work on a Windows Server restore? Thanks
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Restoring data from Linux RAID running in linear mode

Two years ago I bought a WDC MyBookWorld II NAS which is using Linux software RAID internally. I thought it used RAID1 but it turned out that in my case it used linear mode. I was stupid enough not to ...
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How does one restore dump of block device in Linux

Lets say I create a dump of a block device like so dump -0 -A L0.archive -f L0.dump /dev/sde1 Now in this case sde1 is not mounted, as to not be live. So how can I restore sde1 from the other ...
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SQL Server: Restore database, data copy-redo-undo, clarification?

I have tried to understad how database restore works in SQL Server. I have read from BOL about different phases within the restore operation but did not understand much. Can you please clarify what ...
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How to do a single backup of SQL Server 2005 Data for out of place restore?

My problem: I got a virtual Windows XP machine with a specific database driven software installed using SQL Server 2005. A similar machine is also in use by several customers. One customer reports an ...