Questions tagged [restore]

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

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Windows Restore fails with “The Volume ID could not be found” error, what to do?

On my server with 3 disks, one disk died and I'm trying to do a restore. The server looked like this: [DISK1] | C:, main system drive <-- this one died [DISK2] | D:, data disk [DISK3] | ...
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SBS 2008 Bare Bone Restore

Trying to do a Mock restore for SBS on a test machine. The machine does not see the Western Digital Essentials hard drive as a valid restore. The Drive is seen if I try to Install the OS, so I know ...
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Postgres Restore Not Restoring Binary Data

This is a very urgent situation. We have a postgres 9.4 database installed on a CentOs machine. We are trying to take a backup from a Heroku Postgres database and restore it to the database on ...
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Restore LVM if VG is not consistent (XenServer 5.6.1)

i have a VG that uses the PVs /dev/md1 and /dev/md2. Now one hdd failed in /dev/md1: [root@xenserver1 ~]# cat /proc/mdstat Personalities : [raid1] md1 : active raid1 sda3[0] 382320128 blocks [2/...
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Server 2008 R2 - restoring a user's roaming profile folder from Previous Versions

I want to restore a user's roaming profile folder from previous versions, but having no luck. I keep running into access rights problems. The previous version was created with the default rights set ...
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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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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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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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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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pg_restore changing object owner not working ,

I just try the solution found here : https://stackoverflow.com/questions/31469008/postgresql-backup-database-and-restore-on-different-owner And I still have an error on the inexistent object owner. ...
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SQL Database with offline filegroup

I'm using SQL 2008 R2 Enterprise and yesterday I had an hardware-error. During this error one disk went offline, which contains a very unimportant part (filegroup) of the database. Accidentially this ...
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What is the easiest way to restore a backup from “the future” on diverged snapshot of an original server?

Trying to be as succinct as possible, I'm in a situation with: Windows Server 2008 Standard FE x64 Service Pack 2 with Exchange Server 2007 (fairly sure together they are branded as "Windows Small ...
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How can I filter a Dynamic Distribution Group by Database name?

I need to create a dynamic DL to list the members of an individual database and I'm unable to get the powershell command to filter the results properly. [PS] C:\>New-DynamicDistributionGroup -Name ...
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Linux software Raid LVM restore volume group

first of all: excuse my bad english :) We use a Archlinux server with 3 HDD in software raid 1 mode. There should be two lvm extended partition from which i think they should be work in volume groups....
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Windows backup restore - critical volumes are not present

Anyone have any idea how to make this system state restore work? I'm following article https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/previous-versions/windows/it-pro/windows-server-2008-R2-and-2008/cc772519(v=ws....
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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 to remap deleted LV on thin provisioning volume

I have a thin-provisioning storage, on top of which I created an LVM disk. I didn't know that I had to set issue_discards = 1 in lvm.conf in order to have my disks actually deleted when I run lvremove....
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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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Restoring azure snapshot causes downtime?

I have a web app running on azure. If I, via portal, restore a backup/snapshot, will my site become unavailable for a period longer than the "warm-up"?
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Error during restore of MSSQL database - how to get version number of the one which created the bak file?

I have received a .bak file from MSSql database from a friend of mine. He is quite desperate because his system failed, and he was able to recover the last database backup. This should be enough to ...
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Windows Server 2008r2 clonezilla image cannot boot with XenServer

I'm trying to do a P2V using clonezilla but the cloned image would not boot. I have an IBM x3400 m3 machine running Windows Server 2008r2 as the OS. I'm turning the physical machine into a XenServer, ...
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How to recover from - can't read superblock error - after using lvreduce command (CENTOS7 XFS)

I was attempting to reallocate unused disk space (1.2Tb) from /dev/mapper/centos-home to /dev/centos/root using the steps in How to move disk space from centos-home to centos-root. After running... ...
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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 Oracle DB with CA ArcServe Backup 16.5?

I am trying to restore a table from Oracle DB (version 10.2). The Oracle DB is being backed up by using full + differential backups with CA ARCserve 16.5. The problem is that I don't find an option ...
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Postgres autovacuum errors while restoring a dump

Restoring a dump on a Ubuntu 16.04 system takes several hours. Autovacuum is just canceled after waiting more than 3 hours (10926330.443 ms): 2016-07-20 05:20:00 CEST [78652-2414] LOCATION: ...
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Postgres 9.5: Restoring dumps is very very slow

After updating server (and also the pc for additional tests) to Postgres 9.5 I tried to import PG 9.4 dumps and/or to restore 9.5 dumps: pg_dump testdb > db.sql psql -d testdb -f db.sql Restoring ...
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restore backup files in another server using duplicity

I am using duplicity to backup the application files with gpg key to Amazon service S3 server. And then restore the same from S3 to own server. I want to restore the backed up files to another ...
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Error restoring files from backup using backup exec 2010 error code e000fee1

Hopefully some had experiencing same problem like me using symatec backup exec 2010 r2. We are using this software for backup and it not had problem until now, but lately when I want to restore files ...
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Don't receive emails after restoring mails on postfix (ubuntu-server)

I recently swichted my virtual server and for that reason I had to move the whole postfix from the old to the new server. I created an archive (.tar.gz) for each domain in /var/qmail/mailnames/ For ...
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Need to do partial restore from a full xtrabackup

I'm using percona xtrabackup to do full DB backups on mariadb 10 and now i'm testing the restore. I want to restore just some databases (the important DBs) and ignore others (big archive DBs), ...
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Can't login to centos after restore

I'm attempting to run a restore from backup of a test centos server that I have running on a local machine. The server is mimicking the same backup procedures we have running on another server, and I ...
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Can I backup a VHD to an identical system and boot in case of hardware failure on the original?

Pretty much all in the title. I'm already using Hyperoo to backup the vhd file to a identical server and was wondering if it would be possible to add the vhd file to a Hyper-V virtual machine and ...
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Restore shows tape volume error

I have used the below command to take dump on my RHEL server: /sbin/dump -0uz -f /data0101/backup_labeir1/labeir1_150622_123050_^apps.dmp /apps The dump is successful, but when I do a restore using ...
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Restore LDAP data from copied files

My server has broken and I had to urgently put it up again. I needed to reinstall the system and, since I was time constrained, I lazily just copied the directories I considered necessary (/etc, /opt, ...
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PostgreSQL DB size increasing after restoring the same database backup

This is my batch script to take backup @ECHO OFF d: cd Apps\RemedyStar 9.0 KREMCOS\bin\Debug\PG pg_dump.exe -i -h localhost -p 5432 -U postgres -F c -b -v -f "C:\Documents and Settings\GDS\Desktop\...
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Dual Drive Failure and server restore slowness on Windows Server R2

I recently had a hosting company that had a dual drive failure within 6 minutes of each other, not sure how that could even happen. However they had to restore a backup of the server last night. ...
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Bare Metal Restore to different platform Blue Screens

I have a PE 2850 server with PERC 4 RAID controller running Windows Server 2008 R2 that I did a Full Metal Backup on and want to restore this to a PE R710 which has a PERC 6i RAID controller. I ...
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restore fails due to insufficent disk space

I'm trying to test my SBS 2008 backup by restoring to a vm on a Hyper-V server. The SBS is a physical machine. I created two vhdx each at 1TB in (fixed) size, which is larger than the actual disks ...