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Questions tagged [restore]

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

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Restore SQL Server database is hanging?

I've made a Backup from a SQL Server 9.0.4053, copied the bak file to a different computer running SQL Server 10.0.2531 and tried to restore using RESTORE DATABASE [MyDatabase] FROM DISK = N'C:\Temp\...
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Restore Virtual Machine from DPM2010 via powershell script

I need to restore a VM covered by DPM 2010 via powershell. I searched with google and it is kind of painfull to find no usefull documentation about DPM and Powershell. Parameters: - VMs are running ...
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How to restore a SQL Server database and shrink its files at the same time?

Let's say I have a SQL Server database whose data files have been created with an initial size of 100 GB, but it only contains 10 GB of data. A database backup will then be only 10 GB in size. I want ...
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Rebuilding a MySQL database from 160 retreived files with no name

I had a server crash and it took with it the hard drive. I put the hard drive in a USB enclosure, but the main partition would not mount because the partition was corrupted. I was able to see the USB ...
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Restore linux backup to new hardware

I was looking at following the instructions in this serverfault question for restoring a backup of a server to new hardware. I am a little bit confused by the whole process and have a few specific ...
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Restoring files with 255+ character pathnames + Server 2000

I'm experiencing an issue when trying to restore files that have filename paths over 255 characters (in that they will not restore). The file server is Server 2000 (ancient, I know) and the software ...
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Windows 7 Startup Repair Disjoining System From Domain

We have recently run into the following issue : Startup Repair : The Startup Repair tool can solve many common startup problems automatically. Startup Repair performs an exhaustive analysis to ...
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Out of ideas on how to revive the Gateway E-9525R server

My boss gave me a project: he got a Gateway E-9525R server that does not do anything at startup. He asked if I could revive it somehow. No one is really sure what happened to it, rumor has it the BIOS ...
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SqlServer2005, restore much slower than backup - it that to be expected?

My backup/restore was getting sluggish (different story), but looking at the duration of backup and restore, I see that the backup completes in a few seconds, while restoring completes in MINUTES. ...
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how to: rescue Data from MySQL (only files on HDD left)

After eventually managing to upgrade my debian virtual server from etch to lenny. (Read here for the full story: debian: upgrade from etch to lenny fails) I now lost the data (including all tables) ...
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SQL 2008 R2: How to determine who restored the database?

Our database was recently restored. It caused some real grief. Is there an audit mechanism to determine who executed the most recent restore? Thanks.
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How to backup a specific SQL Server Schema's table?

In my SQL Server database, I have multiple schemas. I would like to backup only a specific schema's tables to a format that can easily be restored. Example: [dbo].[Trucks] [dbo].[Cars] [unknown].[...
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Exchange 2003 NTBackup always fails

Running Exchange Server 2003, I run an online backup every 2 nights using NTBackup, the job succeeds and I can verify by check db properties in systems manager & logs in D:\Exchsrvr\mdbdata. I ...
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Debian/Linux backup files changed by user

I would like to backup my server that is hosting a few websites in such a way that I can restore everything to the way it was from a fresh format. I know that I should backup all the home folders and ...
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Backup Exec 11D and MS WSS 3.0 Granlar Restore?

Has anyone use the Backup Exec 11D (7170 SP4) with the Share Point Agent to backup and restore? I have been using the Agent to back a WSS 3.0 SP2 and the backups are reporting successful. I have ...
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Populate a remote databse using MySQL Workbench and remote .sql file

I'm using MySQL Workbench 5.2 CE, and I try to figure out how to populate or restore a mysql_dump.sql file uploaded to the root of my domain (./mysql_dump.sql). Since the file is a little bit big ...
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Exchange restore from week old backup

Our exchange 2k3 database got corrupted and we couldn't revive it, so we're going to restore the last backup, which was unfortunately a week ago :-S My question is, what happens to the cached emails ...
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How can I get the bak file and most recent diff file for every database on my SQL Server?

I need to restore about 1000 backups with the latest diff (for about 1000 databases). Some data was deleted last night in one column of a table. So I need to run a script on each restored vs current ...
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restore -A usage

I have created a number of dump files using Linux dump(8), using the -A option to get a table of contents on disk (the backups are on tape). Now I'm trying to look into these archive files, using ...
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nic not working after TEST sbs 2003 restore to dissimilar hardware

restored an sbs 2003 backup file to different hardware rebooted, and things took a while, i tidied up the drivers and such, removed ghost nic in device manager etc, re-ran the connection wizard for ...
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Download databasename.bak file

I have downloaded databasename.bak file from my hosting company, when i tried to restore that DB file in SQL server 2008 it is keep on giving me following error. The media family on device 'C:\...
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Storage server 2003 shadow copy backups deleted

We have a 1TB storage server I've just gone to transfer a 100Gb file across to it. And it has deleted the shadow copy. From Googling I understand that this probably occurred: http://support.microsoft....
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How To Place a Drupal Site on to a server from backup

I Backed up my site then totally re-did my server with a different Control Panel which created a different directory structure /var/www/vhosts/user/site.com/httpdocs I put the files into the httpdocs ...
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How can I speed up a MySQL restore from a dump file?

I am restoring a 30GB database from a mysqldump file to an empty database on a new server. When running the SQL from the dump file, the restore starts very quickly and then starts to get slower and ...
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how to restore grub

During copying files via lan my Ubuntu Server 10.04 hung up and I had to reset the computer. After reboot, I got: Grub error 17, so I tried the rescue alternate CD, but I got a info, that no ...
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How can I decrease the time spent reformatting / restoring user's workstations?

I started working for a medium sized company (approx. 150 users). When user's workstations need to be reformatted for any variety of reasons, we reformat, reinstall windows from an oem disk, install ...
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What does SQL Server do if you select more than 1 full backup when doing a restore?

I have a backup file that contains 2 backup sets. Both backup sets are full backups. When I open SQL Server Management Studio and choose "Restore..." and pick the file as my device, it lets me pick ...
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Difficulty restoring a differential backup in SQL Server, 2 media families are expected or no files are ready for rollforward

I have sql backups copied from server A to server B on a nightly basis. We want to move the sql server from server A to server B without much downtime, but the files are very large. I assumed that ...
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Command line scripts to restore the 4 system databases of MS SQL Server 2008

can someone give me some advice on how to restore the 4 system databases (master, msdb, model, tempdb) of a sql server 2008 please? I've already done some testing myself (on restoring the master ...
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Automate BESR 8.5 Restore

I have been searching for a way, script, rain dance, to automate the restore of several BESR 8.5 created images (v2i file extension). Does anyone have any experience on how to pull this off? I have ...
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Is it possible to restore a backup of Exchange 2007 to an Exchange 2010 box?

We are in the middle of a system recovery process and have the option of either restoring Exchange 2007 to our server or install Exchange 2010 as a new version. The question is: would we be able to ...
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Simple Backup Strategy for Amazon EC2 instances / volumes?

You have entered Introductory Backups for Amazon EC2 EBS-backed Windows Images 010... I have been browsing my brains out to find a simple backup strategy for our single windows 2008 server running ...
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Backup and restore MySQL database without system access

I am trying to move a database from 1 provider to another, the problem is that I don't have system access at either end (ie, no ssh), so I cannot use a mysqldump. I have already tried using MySQL ...
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PostgreSQL Backup/Restore

What's the best way to backup a postgresql database? I've tried using the documentation at www.postgresql.org, but I always get integrity errors when restoring. Right now I'm using this for backup: ...
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Backup Exec 2010 throwing error trying to restore Exchange mailbox

Error category : Resource ErrorsError : e000848c - Unable to attach to a resource. Make sure that all selected resources exist and are online, and then try again. If the server or ...
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DPM 2010 RC Mailbox Recovery Fails

I am testing DPM 2010 with Exchange 2010. I am attempting to restore a single mailbox from a previous backup to a Recovery Database. I created and mounting the Recovery Database on the Exchange 2010 ...
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Error when restoring database (Windows 7 test environment)

I have a windows 7 operating system as a test environment. I have SQL Server EE installed with two instances, named as test and production. I took a full backup from AdventureWorks database from test ...
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How to backup MySQL database?

Is there a way to backup an MySQL database so that if something wrong occurs, it will be easy to recreate the tables with the same data?
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System File Missing

I have Windows SBS 2008 R2 use it as file server and i missing some system32 file, so i need to repair it but I don't know how repair/restore this file. Can anyone help me? Thanks
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How restore back up email files in qmail

I have problem with restoring some old backup mail files in a mail server that uses qmail. The problem is, when I copy a new email file to the /cur directory, the number of emails in front of inbox ...
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buagent process has been consuming 100% cpu for two days

The buagent process has been using 100% of cpu since two days ago. I want to terminate this process but I don't know if it's something dangerous or not (I am not much advanced in working with linux, ...
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Restoring Windows Server 2008 to different hardware - OEM License [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? For disaster recovery purposes, i am considering the possibility of using a VM to restore a backup of our Windows Server ...
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Perforce Restore From Multiple Checkpoint Files?

I am working with a very large (~11GB) checkpoint file and trying to do a -jr (journal restore) operation. About half way through the file, I'm hitting an entry which causes an error to occur. I'm ...
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Is there a way to import a MS SQL .db.back (database backup) into PostgreSQL?

I've received MS SQL backups from a client, I'm wanting to import/restore them into a PostgreSQL environment. Is this possible?
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Backup Exec restore of Exchange 2003 stalled

We are restoring just the public folders database using Backup Exec 9.1. The main EDB and STM files restored okay. However, the byte count has stalled and now there are tons of .IFS files in the ...
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How to set up a linux box for easy restoration?

At my work, we use a linux box to store our source code and host our revision control software (svn). We also have some other products on there like "trac" for project management, fisheye and ...
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Backup Exec VM Agent or Veeam?

We currently use Backup Exec to backup our physical servers. We are implementing vSphere 4 soon. I was wondering if it's better to just use the VM agent for BE or go with Veeam and use BE + the ...
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rdiff-backup restoring directories without subdirectories

Is there a way to restore rdiff-backup generated backups but skipping subdirectories? Suppose I have backed up /dir, /dir/subA and /dir/subB and I'd like to restore only /dir and /dir/subB, skipping /...
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Problem with restoring a Blackberry configuration database on Microsoft SQL Server

I am attempting to restore a Blackberry configuration database on Microsoft SQL Server 2005. The command goes like this: restore database besmgmt-test from disk = "C:\besmgmt-test.bak"; with move "...
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Find or restore wiki pages. (Computer will not boot anymore and need the wiki pages)

A few years ago, where I work, I created a wiki for me and my co-workers. We work on a lot of old programs and to help with cross training, we put a lot of our notes in the wiki. Sadly, the wiki was ...