• How to backup a SQL Server database

    Hello, I wonder if you can help. We are just about to start implemetation of SQL 2005 Server. Can anybody, let me know how we go about backing up the database? We have veritas 9.1 but I guess we need to back-up live if possible. What is our best option?

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  • 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...

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  • Installing Dell PERC 5E and Dell PowerVault MD1000 on Dell PowerEdge 2800

    I'm working on a Dell PowerEdge-2800 server running on Windows 2000 Server. At present there are 2 partitions C: for system & D: (600GB) for data on a PERC 4e/Di card configured as Raid-5. We are planning to install a PERC-5e card with Dell MD1000 external storage having two virtual disks of 1.8TB...

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  • Building a backup server

    The following question was recently asked by a user via e-mail: I'm looking to build a backup server, but want to know what type of hardware I should use. Anyone with experience building backup servers (esp. Linux-based) -- what do you recommend? I'd prefer to work in Linux.

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  • How do I reduce the size of my Exchange 2003 Mdb files?

    How do I reduce the size of my Exchange 2003 Mdb files? I have deleted lots of email but these data files stay the same size.

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  • Does Microsoft Exchange server have a built in archiving and stubbing support or the third party tools are the only option for this?

    Does Microsoft Exchange server have a built in archiving and stubbing support or the third party tools are the only option for this?

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  • Internet Storage and File Sharing

    I am a small business owner and need an internet storage solution that will allow me to share files with other employees, and keep all of my files secure. I need about 5 log ins and I was hoping to find something that operated like a real server where we can save everything on it, but I don't know...

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  • Cross platform network backup

    My supervisor would like to put together a network backup solution for a small lab (about 15 people give or take). We have people using macs and pcs (running both Win XP and Vista) as well as a Linux NAS which holds our database. We are looking for a way to backup data from all of the workstations...

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  • Best practices for configuring clients to boot from Windows 2003 server and attached iSCSI SAN

    Are there any best practices for configuring clients to boot from an Windows 2003 server hosting the client O/S images on an attached iSCSI SAN? Is there a list of hardware or software that is required? I'm considering a HP - LeftHand iSCSI SAN solution to host the client images but want to...

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  • Chkdsk utility

    When I start up my Toshiba laptop I get the message (the file or directory c;Program Files Toshiba is corrupt and unreadable. Please run the Chkdsk utility. Can you please tell me how to run this?

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  • iSeries NFS: Change from UDP to TCP

    We are running on V5R4 and attempting to mount (via NFS) an external file system (Data Domain 530) onto the iSeries. Even though on the surface it appears that the mount was successful; you cannot execute any type of read or write operation to the mount. After running a communications trace, it was...

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  • What’s the best external hard drive?

    What's the easiest external hard drive for twice a year backup on lots of photos. 500-750GB.

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  • Exchange 2003 server file system defrag

    Does anyone know of a good file system defrag utility (can exclude Exchsrv directory) for an Exchange server?

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  • HP server installation HP ML350T05 server with 4 quantity 146 GB SAS hard disk drives

    I have HP ML350T05 server with 4 quantity 146 GB SAS hard disk drives. I want to configure raid and mirroring but I don't know anything about it. Please suggest a to z process to do that. suggest any link which refers this issue.

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  • 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!

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  • Ghost but not Norton

    I am looking for a backup for ghost in case my system fails. Is there another form of the software and is it as easy to use?

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  • 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.

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  • 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...

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  • Earning Badges Pays Off – Literally!

    We told you that payoffs were coming, and they're finally here! To kick off this exciting new phase of the IT Knowledge Exchange Badge Program, we're doing a site-wide reward for members who have been active within the past 6 months and have earned at least one badge: $10 Amazon.com gift card to...

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  • Do you have an IT blog or website and want to earn 100 knowledge points?

    We hope you find this community helpful in answering all your questions. But we want everyone to get every answer they need and wthat means more experts are always welcome. That's why we're asking you to tell your friends about IT Knowledge Exchange (ITKE). If you have a blog or website that is...

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