• How do I duplicate or clone a dying SATA drive?

    If a sata drive is dying what is the best method to duplicate or clone it without risking the data? Is this the same for ide or scsi drives? If not please list the best methods for these as well across any platform.

    ITKE347,450 pointsBadges:
  • Engineering a Backup Solution?

    *** Fairly long *** I work for a hosting company and we set tunnels up for our clients. The client connects to us, and we host AD and Exchange for them, among other things. I have one client that has about 5 locations. Four of the locations are on a metro ethernet connection to their corporate...

    John.blakley5 pointsBadges:
  • Duplicate SQL Server 2005 database

    What is the best way to duplicate a SQL Server 2005 database to another server as a standby machine? Can I do this with another installation and some scripting? I have a separate box with SQL 2005 already installed. Can I backup and restore from one machine to the other using scripts and no human...

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  • Active Directory restore problem

    Dear All, I have a machine1 on which the Operating System is Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition (Service Pack 2). This is the Domain Controller on which Microsoft Exchange 2003 is installed. I want to perform backup of this machine1 using VSS (application specific writers for AD and...

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  • Backing up Windows event logs

    Hi, Could someone show me official Microsoft documentation that shows whether or not Windows 2003 ntbackup (or 2008 backup) is able to backup and restore Windows event log files. I know that if you try and backup the .evt files directly (C:\WINDOWS\system32\config) that ntbackup will silently skip...

    Notanic25 pointsBadges:
  • DVD Backup

    I am working on an iseries 520 v5r4m0. Our tape backup is not reliable. So I would like to backup to CD or DVD. Could you tell me what hardware I need to do this? And could it be used with the current IBM backup software.

    Bashawin15 pointsBadges:
  • Entire system Backup taken through BRMS over multiple tape drives simultaneously

    Can Entire system Backup be taken through BRMS over multiple tape drives simultaneously. Secondly if the expiry of such a tape has passed, will it be possible to restore contents of such a tape?

    JohnsonMumbai1,160 pointsBadges:
  • Free Centralize backup solution

    Hi, anyone has idea of any freeware centralize backup solution or low cost best centralize backup solution. i have 12 lcoations with File and print servers. SQl server Database server 2 web serevrs 1 Domain controller i want to backup the files at my central IDC. locations backup has only Excel,...

    Thmohan50 pointsBadges:
  • IDCAMS backup option

    Can an IDCAMS Backup file obtained at z/VSE 4.3 be read by z/OS 2.1 IDCAMS with Restore option, are those formats full compatible?

    jrugelc5 pointsBadges:
  • Backup & Restore in Exchange 2003

    Hi, How do I backup and restore single mailboxes and multiple mailboxes. I tried but was unsuccessful. Sadiq.Fazal

    A033328753745 pointsBadges:
  • AIX backup and restore

    Just a background, my volume group backup consumes 5 tapes. Backup using the "find . -print...." Now, I would like to restore a file which i know is from the 3rd tape. Using restore command restore -xvqf /dev/rmtx ./ /[filename] The system always ask for the first tape. Is there a restore command...

    Jedlasquite360 pointsBadges:
  • iSeries unattended backup

    I found a while back a CL program that can run in QCTL to ran an iSeries unattended backup, I tried it but the program hanged up. Have you seen any CL programs that can run an iSeries unattended backup?

    Dalverson5 pointsBadges:
  • Block based backup to tape

    EMC NetWorker block based backup can only be backed up to disk device to ensure the file level recovery from the backup image. I wonder if any other vendor can provide the feature of block based backup backing up to tapes and being able to do file level recovery after that?

    ajiang5 pointsBadges:
  • Backing up keepass on Samsung Galaxy S4

    Hi I'm using keepass on my Samsung Galaxy S4. I regularly copy the kdb file from the phone to my flashdrive as a way of backingĀ  it up. Is that all I need to do? In other words, if I lose the phone, can I import that file onto a new phone?

    DianeKLevy5 pointsBadges:
  • Recovering public folders from EDB file.

    I have a Backup of an Exchange 2007 edb file, which contains public folder data. Is there any way to mount this edb file, or extract public folder data from it, without dropping $1000 on OnTrack Powercontrols?

    Zacharystern10 pointsBadges:
  • How can I backup millions of files on Windows Server 2008?

    I'm kind of on a tight schedule here so I need to know what's the best way to backup millions of small files on Windows Server 2008? I have about 5 or so hours to backup our file system that contains roughly 60 million small files. I've already tried richcopy, rsync, etc. but nothing is working....

    ITKE347,450 pointsBadges:
  • Multiple Volumes in QP1A2RCY

    I ran a Full backup last night using BRMS (STRBKUBRM), i could see QP1A2RCY report has multiple volumes in it even though my backup took only one volume and this backup is not a parallel save or something. Can any body explain me whey this report got old full backup tapes in it ?Your quick response...

    QMASTERS5 pointsBadges:
  • External hard drive questions

    Can I use an external hard drive to backup my directv dvr recorded movies before I change equipment?

    Wfb7765 pointsBadges:
  • Couldn’t delete my FBK backup file

    I got a notice from my Anti-virus program that it could not delete my fbk backup file. Is it safe to delete this huge file? I'm uncertain how it got there to begin with. Did it come with Windows 7? Or did I or someone put it on the PC?

    JCHines5 pointsBadges:
  • Restore Exchange to earlier backup delete recent messages in Outlook?

    Our Exchange 2003 server recently died and our latest working backup is several months old. We would like to restore to this backup to preserve the contacts and company public folders but we are concerned that doing so will wipe out all the recent messages and appointments in the Outlook clients...

    GCtech5 pointsBadges:

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