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The term "Backup" means the methods and processes involved to copy computer data (system data as well as application data) to media other than the ones where the data originally live (disk, tape, optical, cloud). "Restore" in turn means the methods and processes involved in data recovery, i. e., bringing back copied computer data to their original location. Backup/Restore primarily serves as a means of protection against data loss, be it due to disaster, corruption or sabotage. It can also be used for recovering data from an earlier point in time and even for cloning machines or applications. There is a wide variety of backup/restore software available, from expensive commercial products to free or open source tools.

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I have seen NAS has option to configurer as SAN.
Is it possible to use versa?

I have SAN Lenovo v3700 v2 to use as a SAN or fileserver to configure in Samsung NVR NR-8232-RM
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Dear Experts,

I can not restore full bare metal image backup from my old Windows Server to new Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise

There are 4 disks in my old Windows Server

Disk 0 and Disk 1 are Basic

Disk 2 and Disk 3 are Dynamic

And there are 2 disks in my new Windows Server and i want to backup bare metal but i can not select disk during backing up becuase my pagefile is standing on Disk 2 and i can not change it to disk 0 or disk 1 becuase it run out of space. Do you have any solutions how to backup full bare metal but i want to restore only drive C?


Thanks,
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The Seagate STDR5000200 external hard drive we have contains every piece of data for our business such as databases and Microsoft office files.

This hard drive contains around 2 or 3TB of data.

We are using BitLocker on a Windows 10 Pro PC to encrypt this Seagate STDR5000200 external hard drive.

After 24 hours, at around 6:00pm yesterday the encryption progress had reached around 80%.

We decided to leave the encryption running for this hard drive on the Windows 10 Pro PC overnight.

While running, I set this PC to never go to sleep or have it's screen turned off.

This morning, at about 9:00am, I checked the Windows 10 Pro PC and the login screen was displayed.

I found out that a Windows Update had restarted the PC where the external hard drive had been encrypting.

I checked Event Viewer on the Windows 10 Pro PC and found that it had restarted at 5:05am.

After logging in to this PC, the BitLocker encryption progress did not appear or pop up.

I clicked on the drive which had been encrypting and it required a password to be entered.

I entered the password and had access to the files.

It did not continue encrypting so I am not certain whether this drive had fully encrypted or not.

How do I find out if this external hard drive has been fully encrypted by BitLocker?

Thanks,
Robbie
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People,

My Exchange Server 2013 DAG mailbox (Passive) cannot truncate the transaction logs with the below error as I can see from the backup software (Veeam):

The server name: PRODMBX01-VM
Unable to truncate Microsoft Exchange transaction logs. Details: Failed to call RPC function 'Vss.FinishSnapshot': Error code: 0x800401fd. Failed to invoke func [FinishSnapshot]: Object is not connected to server.

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This is the result of the vssadmin list writers command:
Writer name: 'Microsoft Exchange Writer'
   Writer Id: {76fe1ac4-15f7-4bcd-987e-8e1acb462fb7}
   Writer Instance Id: {678f3888-9335-4294-81af-cbde9348672c}
   State: [1] Stable
   Last error: Retryable error

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As at the moment, there is no Active mailbox DB running in PRODMBX01-VM so it only holds a passive copy.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Note:

What's the impact when running this command below during the business hours:

diskshadow
set verbose on
set context volatile
add volume \\?\Volume{3c8d1bcb-9d95-11e5-80b0-806e6f6e6963}\
add volume X:
add volume C:\ClusterStorage\Volume1
begin backup
create
end backup

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Source: https://www.veeam.com/kb1980
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I have a client, he is a doctor, he wants to backup offsite but wants it stored at his home.  Looking for recommendations for a hardware/software solution.
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Hello experts I'm trying to compare Pros / Cons of using Windows build-in back-up & Acronis 12.5 for windows server.
Also which type of media is best for storing back-ups on.  Traditionally we used magnetic tapes, but thinking of switching to HDD's.
Also Pros/Cons of Using HDD / tape / online back.
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The Seagate STDR5000200 external hard drive we have contains every piece of data for our business such as databases and Microsoft office files.

It is locked in a safe for a month at a time.

For a few hours, this Seagate drive would be out of the safe for backing up PC and server data.

The data to backup is on Windows PCs and servers with operating systems such as Windows 10, 7 and XP.

This drive is replaced each month at a time by another drive which contains backup data.

The Seagate backup drive is not connected to a PC or to the cloud.

I believe this drive may not need encryption.

The reason being that if a thief steals it, the fact of them being a hacker is a billion to one.

What is the best password protection for Seagate STDR5000200 external hard drive?

Thanks,
Robbie
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hi everyone:
                        i have a several tapes loaded on the library and only 2 slots free. Is there any command or select to unload full/unused/old tapes on the library?

Thanks in advance.
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Hello Experts,

I have problems with BitTorrent Sync on Synology NAS: I have two identical NAS (Synology DS 214, Version DSM 6.1.3-15152 Update 3) where I configured BitTorrent Sync Package (Version 2.3.7-1) to synchronize data between two distant locations.

This worked fine for some months, but recently I found one of the two NAS fails to send new files to the other one. The NAS where it fails contains quite a lot of data (lots more than the other one), the synchronized data (one shared folder) it's about 870 GB, 370000 files in 23500 directories, overall there is about 1,1 TB, 520000 files in 39000 directories - the filesystem is EXT4.

I checked the BitTorrent log and found a large amount of error messages like this:
[20170826 05:26:49.206] MC[1CCF] [18FC]: processing get_nodes message for /NAS_II/<Path>/<Filename>
[20170826 05:26:49.207] MC[1CCF] [18FC]: too many nodes to send 190671, stopping at /NAS_II/<Path>/<Filename>

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I searched for info about this message and found a hint this probably could be solved by increasing the  (https://forum.resilio.com/topic/40934-latest-destkop-build-214/) Max torrent metadata size in advanced preferences.

Question: Does anyone know if there may exist other reasons for these log messages?

Now I tried to change this but found there seems to be a problem with the settings files, it seems for any reason they're not updated after I changed the settings (via BitTorrent Sync's WebGui), when I view the settings after I changed them they look ok, but when I restart BitTorrent Sync and check the settings they're turned back to the values they had before.

I found the settings are stored in a file settings.dat
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I have a server that is in my DMZ that I need to add to the backup jobs. The commvault 10 system is on my internal domain while the DMZ server is not. How do I setup the client on that server and what ports will need to be open through the firewall for the backups
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CrashPlan for Home is being discontinued.  I greatly depend on its ability to do computer-to-computer backups across the Internet, as opposed to cloud-based backups.  Unfortunately, this feature is not supported in CrashPlan's new "Small Business" offering.  What alternative solution can anyone recommend?  Ideally, it would:

  • Automatically back up the data on one of my computers and send it encrypted across the Internet to another one of my computers located on a different network.
  • Be easy to set up and maintain.
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Hi everyone:
                        I need to download the current SSL certificates from my ts3500 ibm library in order to update them and then upload to the library again.  Any idea about the process download/upload?

thanks in advance.
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Hi Guys I did a backup on Veritas System Recovery on a server 2008r2 server but doesn't want to accept my password when I type it in is there any way to get around this
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Hello All,

I am receiving a duplicate copy of  backup report from commvault.

kindly assist to stop the system from sending two copies of summary backup report of which one report is empty.

Regards
Claver
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I have 4 of these and all of them give me a similar error even when using a new tape.
I have run the cleaning tape 6 times on each of them with no change,
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Dear Team,
The dual port issue has been resolved now, the NetVault is successfully installed with license and my both drives is properly connected with NetVault. NetVault backup clients are also installed on all client servers.
When I am going to run backup the host server backup is done successfully but unable to take the client server backup, its failed again and again as shown in the attached snap shot.
Please send me create backup job configuration guide or any other video link. My  clients servers shows me on NetVault backup  and all drives shown when I create a new job Like C or D drive.
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Hello,

I have a shared mailbox that contains alot of automatically emails. I want to clean it up every time so i need to make a script for it. I thought i could fix it with a powershell command for the exchange management console but i can't figure out. I first tested this:

Get-Mailbox -Identity “USERHERE” | Search-Mailbox -ContentFilter {Size -gt 1024KB} -and {((Received -lt ’12/06/2010) -and (Received -ge ’01/01/2013')) -DeleteContent -force

But i get a syntax error.

Can someone help me a bit out? The manually Autoarchive does not work.

Thanks a lot!!
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at a very basic level- how do devices show in symantec/veritas backup exec management console? Does the software inventory your network and report back on status, or when the servers are built are they equipped with an agent that is configured to report back to the backup exec server? Put another way - if you have servers in your domain that aren't showing in backup exec management console - why could that be?
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I'm trying to figure out how to re-run the QP1AVMS report for August 6 and 7th.  Something didn't run properly and the volume movement reports that ran for August 6th and 7th didn't have any volumes on them.  I need to re-run that job, but I don't know what it is.  I think it has something related to BRMMNT09.  I'm new to BRMS.  Any help would be appreciated.
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I have about 30 000 files which are a mix of jpg, png, mov, mp4 and potentially others.  Total size is around 70GB.  I've collected these into a single folder structure and left an upload to google photos running, and then used the desktop uploaded and left that for a week to upload any that were missed.

Now, I'm not sure which have uploaded successfully and which haven't.  The 'log' created during the upload is not helpful when working out which files haven't uploaded.  I've done a download of the photos from google photos through their backup system.  However, I can't just windiff between the two folders as they have different subfolder structures.  I've tried doing an xcopy of files to a single folder but some of the files have the same name (although different dates) and I may miss out on file-extensions that I'm not aware are in the listing.

Does anyone have any ideas or scripts I could run to make the problem easier to solve, or to come up with the final list of files that haven't uploaded?
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We have 4 HP HP Storevirtual 4730  lefthand OS 11.5, suddenly one of  manager became offline, in CMC there is only an error of manager is offline, but as checked the storage physically, one of FC connection is  top led is off, but in CMC there is no error to indicate HBA  has any issue.
My question: do i need to replace the FC HBA or there is any other solution to come over with it?
                        and that is the procedure  if i need  replace the  this FC HBA,  as this is production environment.


thanks with regards.
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Sir,

I have a brand new HP LTO-5 Ultrium 3000 SAS External Tape Drive connected to HP Proliant DL380 G8 server on H221 PCIe 3.0 SAS Host Bus Adapter with HP 2.0m External Mini SAS High Density to Mini SAS cable.

Question 1. Can i get any free backup software installed on the server to operate the Tape drive in GUI mode.

Question 2. Can professional in the house put me through on how to detect the tape, carrying out file backup and restore through CLI.

Please your valuable inputs are welcome.

Thanks
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Dear Team,

Now that Dell has taken over EMC we purchased one of their SAN systems about 6 months ago. On our DR site we have a Dell EqualLogics and we would like to replicate both SAN's. Is this possible between EMC and EqualLogics, I will need to do block level replication.

Thank you
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i have the same problem "your files are protected with exceptions " 
any helps please !!!
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We have Yosemite backup going on our Ultrium 5 tape drive, yesterday we tried to restore some file from it for first time and initially it showed the file on the tape and now under the devices it says Invalid-Device not ready whereas the tape drive is connected and checked the connection using HP utility and it showed all good. what could be the cause to this?
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Storage Software

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The term "Backup" means the methods and processes involved to copy computer data (system data as well as application data) to media other than the ones where the data originally live (disk, tape, optical, cloud). "Restore" in turn means the methods and processes involved in data recovery, i. e., bringing back copied computer data to their original location. Backup/Restore primarily serves as a means of protection against data loss, be it due to disaster, corruption or sabotage. It can also be used for recovering data from an earlier point in time and even for cloning machines or applications. There is a wide variety of backup/restore software available, from expensive commercial products to free or open source tools.