• Exchange Server 2003 NTBACKUP best practices

    What are the known difficulties and problems of using NTBACKUP to back up and restore a Microsoft Exchange 2003 server? Are their any hardware considerations?

    Exchange Ask the Experts580 pointsBadges:
  • Imaging a hard drive for backup purposes.

    I had a situation recently where a laptop hard drive died completely. We installed a new drive and re-imaged it, but the drivers were missing off the standard OS image, and I had to re-install the drivers for the on board devices. (Biometric security etc) I had problems getting the drivers for the...

    Chippy0884,625 pointsBadges:
  • How do I setup a secondary DNS server on Windows Server 2003?

    How do I setup a secondary DNS server on Windows server 2003? We have an AD integrated DNS zone and want a secondary DNS server as a backup. Please describe the processes necessary to get this going. Thanks!

    ITKE352,565 pointsBadges:
  • Best Option to Backup A Terabytes worth of Data

    What is the best and cost effective way to backup a 1 to 1.5 Terabytes worth of data? What I am backing up is these scanned in images that are just sitting in a directory but are not backed up. Thanks.

    Asif7820 pointsBadges:
  • Lotus Notes local backup

    Hi there, I'm testing Storegrid to backup a Lotus Notes Server (Databases) to a local drive without stopping the Lotus Notes Domino server. The backup reports are showing that the backup is successful. When I restore the databases in a local disk I get 2 files, one file named DATABASE.NSF and...

    PrestonWood5 pointsBadges:
  • Exchange server 2003 mail backup

    How to relocate the backup of exchange server 2003?

    1982275 pointsBadges:
  • Restoring an Exchange 2003 backup to Exchange 2007

    We used to have an Exchange 2003 environment that backed up full storage groups via Brightstor to tape. we have recently rolled up to Exchange 2008 with out an issue (And are now backing up to TSM :) yep - no more Brightstor.) Just been asked to restore a users mail box that left a few months back,...

    Fallaras5 pointsBadges:
  • Entire System Backup

    Before I was using small tape for Entire System Back up (Fmt5gb) but now I'm using big tape (Qic 4gb) it take too long time to finish the back up how can I reduce the time?

    405325 pointsBadges:
  • Active Directory and Network security management

    What is the best way for me to ensure Active Directory is being backed up? Another question is some people have dos programs that require modify access on c: I would like to know if there is a better way to assign that permission. Some people need local admin rights to run their programs. Obviously...

    EnterpriseDesktopATE2,525 pointsBadges:
  • Error message when attempting to backup Active Directory

    When I performed a backup of Active Directory, I received this message. Backup Status _______________ Operation: Backup Active backup destination: File Media name: "Backup.bkf created 6/28/2008 at 9:42 AM" Volume shadow copy creation: Attempt 1. Error returned while creating the volume shadow...

    Michael Tidmarsh34,110 pointsBadges:
  • Backup Exec 11D error after Exchange Server 2007 SP1 upgrade

    This is the issue I'm running into my Backup Exec 11D jobs fail since Exchange Server 2007 SP1 upgrade was completed get this message in my logs Unable to complete the operation for the selected resource using the specified options. The following error was returned when opening the Exchange...

    ITKE352,565 pointsBadges:
  • Active directory 2003 Full backup procedures.

    We need to run a full AD backup. This will be for disaster recovery so it needs to be comprehensive and work from scratch.

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • How to take backup of mail storage database in exchange 2007 SP1

    I want to take backup of mail storage database . What files should I backup in case I have to restore this database on another computer

    TechExchange60 pointsBadges:
  • 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.

    ITKE352,565 pointsBadges:
  • Backing up the system state of a Windows Server 2008

    When backing up the system state of a Windows Server 2008, what files am I backing up? Are all the registry hives present? Is there a way to back up this data manually or can I only do it using NTBackup?

    ITKE352,565 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:
  • 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...

    Dkk70 pointsBadges:
  • 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:

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