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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
I developed one Visual Studio .Net(C#) Project.After Publishing I couldn’t access Database(.mdf file). can yuo tell how to backup?
Answer Question | November 15, 2010 12:53 PM
.MDF files, Backup, C# .NET, MDF, Visual Studio
We need to create a disaster recovery plan for each of our servers. They are all the same machine type and we have images of each. How can we create a comprehensive disaster recovery plan? What needs to go into it?
Answer Question | November 9, 2010 3:08 PM
Data Center in 2010, Data Center management, Disaster Recovery, Disaster Recovery Plan, Disaster recovery planning, Server management
I have bought a new HP prolant server with 3HDD of 160gb each. Now I don’t want to configure the RAID volume but the server is showing that they are already configured into RAID 5. Now I need to delete the array configuration but I did’t get the option anywhere. Somebody help me in deleting [...]
Answer Question | November 4, 2010 3:55 AM
Deleting RAID, HP ProLiant, HP server Raid configuration, RAID 5, RAID configuration
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Answer Question | November 11, 2010 5:48 PM
Data Center administration, Data Center in 2010, Data Center management, Open IT Forum, Storage management
Can system restore points for our windows 2003 r2 server be stored on an external drive or a network drive? How would we restore them in an emergency?
Answer Question | December 21, 2011 3:16 PM
Backup and restore, external drive, Network Drive, System Restore, Windows Server 2003 R2
I have an application that uses SQL Express 2005. I will be upgrading the application and am planning for rollback should it be required. I have nightly database backups which also go to tape but I am wanting the entire hard drives of the server backed up to tape prior to the upgrade. As a [...]
Answer Question | November 15, 2010 12:43 PM
Backup Exec, SQL Backup, SQL Express 2005, SQL Server, Veritas Backup Exec
I have a client that receives files from one of his clients in Sweden, the files are obviously created in Windows 7 or Vista but he is running Windows XP. Now the Files and Folders full paths can run up to 13 folders deep for example this is the full path to one of the [...]
Answer Question | November 3, 2010 9:40 AM
FIle path, NTFS, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
We want to create a new domain controller. Allow it to sync and then shut it down as a backup offline Active Directory server. Will this work? If we bring it up when the others can not be reached? We will update it one time a week or maybe 2 times a month.
Answer Question | November 2, 2010 5:58 PM
Active Directory, Backup hardware, Domain Controller, Domain Controller Building, Offline Backup
Can any one help me to recover my damaged data from USB Flash Drive ! I heard it is possible in Linux OS without using 3rd party software ! But How will it possible? Is there any command or shell script what is it ? Please provide me step by step guide.
Answer Question | April 23, 2012 7:20 AM
Data Recovery, Data storage, Linux OS, Red Hat Linux, Shell scripts, SUSE, SUSE Linux, USB
information being entered by any domain computer? We want to track confidential information and make sure it is not getting out of the company.
Answer Question | October 29, 2010 8:01 PM
Data protection, Data Protection Manager, Domain management, Windows, Windows Security
Can we allow our exchange 2003 users to backup their email account data on their own without IT intervention?
Answer Question | November 8, 2010 7:58 PM
Backup, Email Backup, Exchange 2003, Exchange 2003 Backup, Exchange Backup, Windows
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?
Answer Question | November 1, 2010 7:58 PM
Backup, Backup and restore, BrightStor, BrightStor ARCserve Backup, Tape Backups, Windows
I want to take Online backup of all user’s outlook PST file while they are login and working on its ms outlook.
Answer Question | January 11, 2012 1:28 AM
.PST file backup, .PST files, Online Backup, Outlook .PST Files, Outlook Backup
How to set up retention policy for deleted item folder on exchange 2007? I would like to run the policy to empty the folder based on item age. Thank you.
Answer Question | October 29, 2010 5:18 PM
Data Retention Policy, Deleted Items Retention Policy, Exchange 2007, Exchange policy management, Standard Edition
What would you suspect when the hard drive access light turns on and off with no application running?
Answer Question | October 30, 2010 6:45 PM
HARD drive, Hard drive failure, Hard drive repair, Hard drives
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 retain the valid catalog information [...]
Answer Question | November 4, 2010 10:46 AM
Backup, Backup and restore, Data Retention Policy, Oracle RMAN, RMAN backup
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?
Answer Question | October 27, 2010 3:32 AM
Backup and restore, LTO Tape, LTO2, Tape Backups, Ultrium
I have a vSphere 4.0 environment and I have some LUNs from an EMC presented to the hosts in the vShpere environment. I have recently set up another environment with vShpere 4.1 and I would like to know if I can present the same LUNs to the new environment (vSphere 4.1) while they are still [...]
Answer Question | October 26, 2010 4:30 PM
ESX, ESXi, ESXi and Datastores, LUN, vSphere, vSphere 4.0