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Answer Question | December 6, 2010 4:13 PM
Giveaways, HTTP, IT answers, IT Books, ITKE Contests, Radius Server, SAN, Sybase, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Wireless router
What is the best approach to synchronising SANs before I start replicating? Should I do a full tape backup and recovery and then start replication?
Answer Question | December 6, 2010 11:34 AM
Backup and Recovery, Data synchronization, SAN, SAN management, Tape Backups
I’m trying to install 2008 x64bit on a poweredge 2800. RAID 1 is configure. When W2K8 installation cd ask where to install I select load driver, select the right PERC 4e, format the drive and click next, I get and error saying unable to find drive for installation…Can you help!
Answer Question | November 29, 2010 5:21 PM
Dell PowerEdge, Dell PowerEdge 2800, PowerEdge servers, RAID 1, RAID configuration, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 error messages
We have a database with 15GB freespace, we want to shirnk it and reduce device size so the physical space can be recliamed at the OS level also. Is it possible?
Answer Question | November 24, 2010 9:59 AM
Data storage, Data storage management, Sybase, Sybase 184.108.40.206, Sybase Databases
I have a “Mediasonic 3.5-Inch USB 2.0 and eSATA Pro Box 4-Bay Enclosure HF2-SU2S2″ and it has 4 hard drive slots, can each hard drive be a different size or must they all be the same for it to operate. Im not trying to raid, I just want to access 4 hard drives with 1 [...]
Answer Question | November 4, 2011 7:30 PM
Data storage management, External Disk Drives, HARD drive, Hard Drive Installation, Hard drive space, HDD
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 for backup storage saving. Is it possibile to have not compressed backup file (using RMAN [...]
Answer Question | November 23, 2010 5:05 PM
Backup and restore, Backup storage, Data Deduplication, Data storage, Data storage management, DB2
How can we backup a Joomla website without a plugin? We need the db and the files associated with it for disaster recovery.
Answer Question | November 23, 2010 4:42 PM
Backup and Recovery database, Backup and restore, Database Recovery, Disaster Recovery, Disaster Recovery Database, Joomla
I have setup my AS400 to run weekly backups. But all that happens is the job gets queued and is subsequently never run. I have backup jobs on queue for last couple months. I have even changed the backup setting so that I am sure the selected library is not in use, but still the [...]
Answer Question | December 2, 2010 1:03 PM
AS/400, AS/400 backup, AS/400 job scheduler, Backup, DSPLOG
We have an IBM TS3100 tape library attached to an iSeries, but no media management software. Is there any way to change the external cartridge id ? INZTAP always defaults to the meaningless cartridge id.
Answer Question | March 13, 2012 4:14 PM
IBM Tape Libraries, Tape Backups, TS3100, TSM Tape Library
Hello, I’m Ravi, currently working professional in bpo. I did my graduation in BA, i want to get in to the IT Field. I’m intrested in doing SAN(storage area network) & Cloud Computing course. Could you please tell me whether it is a good one for me to do this course & if its possible [...]
Answer Question | June 20, 2011 9:37 PM
BPO, Cloud Computing, IT career development, IT career planning, IT careers, SAN, Storage careers
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Answer Question | May 26, 2011 6:55 PM
AS/400, Business Intelligence, Channel, CIO, CRM, Database, DataCenter, Developement, Exchange, Linux, Lotus Domino, Microsoft Windows, Mobile, Networking, Oracle, SAP, Security, SQL Server, Storage, Virtualization, VoIP, Windows Server 2003
Is it possible to restore file from an ntbackup operation to another server and if so is this a security risk?
Answer Question | November 17, 2010 3:48 PM
Backup and restore, NTBackup, Restore files, Security management, Security protocols, Server Security
We have a tape rotation system that uses 10 tapes and so we have two weeks worth of backups. A few months ago, we started getting this media mount failed error for just one tape (Wednesday 2 tape). We tried replacing that tape with a brand new one and still get this error each time [...]
Answer Question | November 12, 2010 5:36 PM
Backup and Recovery, SBS 2003, Small Business Server, Small Business Server 2003, Symantec Backup Exec, Symantec Backup Exec 12
We’re a large TSM shop. But we also have a large distributed environment where we’ve recently implemented EMC’s Avamar backup solution. We’re now being asked to look at the TCO of replacing TSM with Avamar in our datacenter environment. We’re only looking at our VMware and NAS areas right now. My question is, who out there has any [...]
Answer Question | November 19, 2010 4:49 PM
AIX, Avamar, Backup and Recovery, Backup and recovery software, Data Center in 2010, Data Center management, EMC, Linux, TSM Backup
does microsoft’s system center have environmental monitoring capabilities?
Answer Question | November 11, 2010 3:02 PM
Microsoft System Administrator, Microsoft System Center, Microsoft System Center Operations Manager, Remote Environmental Monitoring
I do not know much about SAN’s, I want to setup a SQL Server to use a SAN. 1. Should I use a SAN drive to install the OS or is it best practice to install the OS on a local drive on the server? 2. Should I install SQL SERVER on the SAN or on a [...]
Answer Question | November 15, 2010 9:15 PM
SAN, SQL, SQL 2005, SQL Server, SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2005 (32-bit)
Trying to use TS3100 web interface, get login screen and enter id/pw, get message that ‘Management Interface is locked by another user or interface’. This persists beyond several power cycles oif the library and a couple IPLs of the attached iSeries box as well. How to unlock/rectify? Thanks! Carter
Answer Question | November 10, 2010 7:38 PM
AS/400, AS/400 IPL, IBM TS3100, iSeries, TS3100
How can we setup raid 1+0 on a dell server that software does not support it? Poweredge 6600, perc3 raid card. Windows 2003 R2.
Answer Question | November 8, 2010 9:06 PM
Data Center in 2010, Data Center management, Dell servers, PERC Arrays, PowerEdge, RAID 1, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2
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Answer Question | December 1, 2010 3:12 PM
AS/400, Business Intelligence, Channel, CIO, Contests, CRM, Database, DataCenter, Development, Exchange, Giveaways, IT answers, Knowledge Point Challenge, Knowledge Points, Linux, Lotus Domino, Microsoft Windows, Mobile, Networking, Oracle, SAP, Security, SQL Server, Storage, Virtualization, VoIP, Windows Server, XBOX Contest
I need a powershell script for the following: 1 – Pulling disk space from a server (all drives capacity and space left) 2 – Pulling MS CAL’s from our License Server (All CALS purchased and CALs used, etc…).
Answer Question | November 8, 2010 6:29 PM
Disk space, MS CALs, PowerShell, PowerShell Scripts