• Tape backup replacement policies

    Hi everyone, What do you use as a best practices to replace backup tapes? Do you wait until any error is reported by drive, autoloader or backup software, or do you change them after a specific number of uses or time? All constructive feedback will be welcome. Regards, Saturno

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  • GDG restoration from tape backup

    hi, can anyone please tell me iwant to restore generation which is multi-volume (G0001V00) from tape on dasd with renameu option.and i have tried with first creation with base gdg nad without base also. i m getting this error(G0001V00 IS A MULTIVOLUME DATA SET ).can anyone share the jcl. I m trying...

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  • Free automatic backup applications for a small Windows Network?

    What are some free automatic backup applications for a windows small network? We want to back up all PST files and My Documents. We do not want the end user to have to do anything.

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  • Recovering database files from failed Brightstor 12 server

    We have a failed brightstor 12 server. I can recover the files from the hard drive but the server is dead. We will be rebuilding a new one. Can I recover the database files and import them? And if so where are they located?

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  • Freeze Active Directory users from changing passwords temporarily

    Can we prevent users from changing their AD passwords temporarily? We want to create a network freeze and not change or modify anything including passwords while we do some backup/restore testing.

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  • Automatically wipe the backup tape before a job runs

    automatically have the drive wipe the tape before beginning the backup job? We run into full tapes if someone forgets to erase the tape

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Full and differential backup size same in SQL Server

    Hi, Sub:Full and differential backup size same. I am facing the following problem on production server,I am getting the full backup(600MB) and differential backup size(598MB).On off peak hours I have taken full backup and just after a min I have taken differential backup but the sizes of both...

    Abdulsamad20 pointsBadges:
  • Windows XP SP3 restore feature

    On Windows XP SP3 if I use the restore feature to roll back to a specific point can I un do that or do I need to create a restore point before I roll back?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Migrate, backup and restore all servers in data center

    We want to migrate all servers in our datacenter to be backedup with backup exec instead of brightstore. Can we convert or import the database to bring in backup records and still be able to restore?

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  • Risks in taking tape backups home in the car rather than moving them securely to secure storage

    How can I convince a client that taking tapes home in the car is risky, even if they are encrpted?

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  • Backup process for several IIS hosted website

    Can we create an automated process for backing up several IIS hosted websites? We want 3 backups spread out over the course of the day and it should also include mySql backups as well.

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Backup for SonicWALL Pro 3060

    We need to backup our SonicWALL pro 3060 running OS enhanced software how can we do that and restore to a test box?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Restoration of back ups taken on Dat through tar -cvfr /dev/st0 – RHEL 5.0

    Backups are being taken on Dat DDS4 format OS RHEL 5.0. The command is used tar -cvfr /dev/st0 File name. Thus the backups are being taken no of times in one Dat. How to restore the backup of a file which has been taken after first occurence?

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  • Not compressed backup of databased with data compression enabled

    Hi All, currently recent databases version comprise features of data compression for storage optimization such as Oracle Advance Compression or DB2 Compression. My question is regarding backup of these databases with compression enabled when there's already a compression/deduplication hw product...

    Aleac5 pointsBadges:
  • Restoring file from NTBackup

    Is it possible to restore file from an ntbackup operation to another server and if so is this a security risk?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Undoing a restore from previous versions (Shadow copy)

    I restored a shadow copy directory over a existing directory. It was not what I wanted to do. How can I undo this and restore the directory structure I copied over? This is Windows 2003 Advanced server.

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • RMAN Retention Policy

    I'm currently reviewing our company's backup strategy and in particular our retention policy. Currently, due to low disk space, we only keep the most recent backups on disk. The previous nights backup is transferred to tape and then deleted from disk before another backup is taken. Are we able to...

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  • Automatically erase BrightStor backup tape.

    Can we set brightstore to automatically erase a backup tape that is in the drive if there is data on it prior to stating the backup process?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • How to recover deleted files of file server from client?

    How to recover deleted files of file server from client, and server is not running with shadow copy??

    Cdsathya5 pointsBadges:
  • HP LTO2 Ultrium tape restore error

    I am trying to restore a HP LTO2 Ultrium tape and keep on getting the  same error "error opening input file FM:2 Blk:10. This is followed by the next screen which states:" Expected header or filemark not found at logical 1:9" Is the tape capable of being restored, if so how?

    Wvw5 pointsBadges:

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