Making copies of data so that the copies may be used to restore the original after a data loss event, or for historical retention.

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To export Calibre library from backup?

Assume your OSX's SSD broke but you have backup in Time-machine and your spare computer is now only Linux, for instance Debian 8.1. How can you export from those backup files the book collection and ...
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Bootable drive mac and put other folders

If I create a bootable hard drive (for example using SuperDuper!) will I be able to put folders on that drive (just for temporary copy reasons) or does that make it impossible to boot from this hard ...
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Migrating “File History” from Windows 8.1 Pro to Windows 10

Currently I am using File History on my Windows 8.1 Pro machine to backup all my data to an additional disk drive. Now I would like to migrate to Windows 10 Pro by reinstalling the whole system (no ...
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Best software to backup whole drive [on hold]

Now I have Windows 7 on my laptop. I am thinking about upgrade to W10. But also I would like to have some option, to get back if I detect some incompatibilities after upgrade. Can you recommend some ...
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Can I copy files via scp to specific folder in Windows?

I know I can copy file in "local" folder through command scp ubnt@192.168.1.20:/tmp/system.cfg /home/hp/backup/192.168.1.20/ but I'd like to copy this file to folder e.g.: C:\backup\192.168.20\ ...
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Bacula: Upgrade from Incremental to Full issue?

Using Bacula 5.2.6 I have: Job1 : Client1 Storage1 Schedule1 (Tue at 21:00) Pool1 (Volume1) Fileset1 Full And Job2 : Client1 Storage1 Schedule2 (Wed at 22:00) ...
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Prevent Bacula from sending “This command can be DANGEROUS!!!” email?

My Message contains: mail = myemail@mydomain.com = all, !skipped operator = myemail@mydomain.com = mount console = all, !skipped, !saved When I run a job that contains: RunScript { Console = ...
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Multiple Folder File Paths and Data: Replicate, Migrate, Transfer, Backup, Restore with or without ZIP, TAR Archive [on hold]

Multiple Folder File Paths and Data: Replicate, Migrate, Transfer, Backup, Restore with or without ZIP, TAR Archive tools I'd like to find a tool, utility, app or Scripts/ Automation that allows me ...
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Bacula: Prevent auto upgrade to Full? First weekday? Purge before, Eject after?

Using Bacula 5.2.6: 1- How to prevent an Incremental job from be upgraded automatically to Full backup if no previous Full backup was done? (Cancel the job instead upgrading it) 2- Which is the ...
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best free Backup tool for windows ADVANCED server 2000 [on hold]

I am already using Microsoft backup wizard available. I schedule it on saturday so that the backup runs on sunday and gets completed. But a backup of 75GB runs till Monday afternoon. This slows down ...
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How can I perform a complete backup on Windows 7 without using the optical drive?

I have dell Inspiron N5050 laptop with the optical drive not being detected in My computer and also doesn't open on clicking the button to open.So the optical drive not opening and not being detected ...
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CentOS - Trying to backup/restore a MySQL database?

My CentOS 6 server got a server issue, so customer support took a backup of my server and reinstalled it. The backup is in a folder called /home/42406. I'm trying to find my MySQL database called ...
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Do you know any OS independend centralized backup solution? [on hold]

I'm currently looking for a new backup solution for my home network. That's my IT infrastructure: - HomeServer with OpenMediaVault on Debian - 1 Arch Linux Client - 3 Windows Clients (7/8/10) - 1 ...
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Replicate data across folders on-the-fly automatically in Mac OS X 10.10.4 (Yosemite‎)

Long time Mac User running OS10.10.4. I'm looking for the best method to replciate data across separate folders on-the-fly. That is to say, I want to copy data to Folder A then have it ...
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Linux: sync/merge two (or more) directories, but keep older file versions?

got alotta help throughout the time just by simply scrolling and crawling through the vast landscape of qualified answers here from you, now's the time to ask my first question and it looks rather ...
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I need to restore the rpi backup image if the boot time of RPI time out (watchdog)? [closed]

Or Continuous 5 failed boot loading leads to restore (Image)point.. Key points: GPU loads the first stage of the boot loader then parallel i want to start my Watchdog which is on RPI. and if the ...
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Backup script to online backup - Pseudocode look over

I just want to pitch an idea here, before I start writing the code. I thought I build it in bash. I am not very proficient in writing scripts, but I had a few successes and this could be good training ...
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How can I group files into 8GB “clusters”?

Let's say that I have 100 GB of files. I want to split the files up into groups of 8 GB so that I can record them onto dual-layer DVDs (which hold 8.7 GB). I want to access the contents of each DVD ...
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How To Open A Damaged Backup File(.img)? [closed]

my hard drive is broken. and I just have a back up file with .img extension. the problem is that I can't open it properly. I've tried using DMDE, Virtual Clone Drive, ISO Buster. It worked. But file ...
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Why does Cloudberry Backup not list files correctly when using Amazon Glaicer?

About 10 days ago, I began a trial of Cloudberry Backup (CBB). Their Explorer product is very good and I am looking to save a few bucks by using Amazon Glacier as my offsite backup at home instead of ...
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Exclude time-limited files from backup [closed]

I am likely to receive some sensitive data marked 'delete after a certain time'. Also some free commercial software has T&Cs that prohibit copying. How can my backup strategy cope with this? I ...
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How to roll back rsync backup, and having trouble targeting a particular partition for backup

I'm using Linux Mint 17.1. I tried to set up a backup with rsync using the following command: sudo rsync -aAXv --exclude={"/dev/*","/proc/*","/media/*"} /* /media/hex/ I just installed an m.2 SSD ...
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Seagate Backup from mac to Windows (surface pro 3)

I want to transfer files off of my mac onto my surface. I bought the seagate backup plus slim and installed it to my mac to get started. It appears I can only backup to the "cloud" from my mac--so I ...
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Fastest way to backup 650K files (25 GB) between two local SSDs on Win8.1?

Short story: one of my computers died (boot partition is corrupt I think), so I ripped out out the C: drive, plugged it into my other PC, and now I'm trying to get the files off before I reformat it. ...
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How can I avoid a “cannot find file” error in Windows Backup?

I use Windows Backup regularly on my laptop to backup specific files. I recently started getting an error following each backup. Event Viewer says: Some files were not backed up. The details are ...
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System image backup and partition sizes

Quick question. Say I have a 100GB partition C: on a 500GB HDD with my OS and everything. If I make a backup(system image) and store it in a external HDD and repartition the 500GB HDD so that I have ...
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Possible to create a shortcut to backup a file in explorer shell?

The idea is simple: When I click it, an additional backup file will be the original filename + with a date and increment variable (e.g. a,b,c,d,e.... or 001,002,003,004, I am taking a,b,c,d as ...
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Are RAR-archives safe to store backups in? [duplicate]

I'm writing a little batch script to backup all data for a project that I am currently developing. The script is currently just copying all project files to a new directory (named by the date when the ...
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Windows Server Backup , MMC could not create the snap-in.

I have installed windows server 2012 r2 I installed windows back up feature which was working fine. But suddenly it is throwing the exception MMC could not create the snap-in. I have searched but ...
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Starting a backup plan for small business, which route to take? [closed]

Here is what im trying to accomplish: About 25-30GB should be backed up each day for period of one month. After that time everything older than one month will be deleted Last backup of each month ...
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Manually replacing corrupt Windows file

The results of my recent SFC scan have returned bad: Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them. Details are included in the CBS.Log %WinDir%\Logs\CBS\CBS.log. ...
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How to properly migrate a constantly changing set of files from one NAS to another?

I am moving 4.4TB of files from one NAS to another, both running Ubuntu. However there is one thing that made me a bit worried whether rsync would work or not: there is a folder whose contents that is ...
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Linux: Can I safely delete /sys/keynal/debug/hid folders?

I use Linux Mint's Backup Tool to make a backup of my all disk. During backup process, the tool freezes very often when checking (before copying) /sys/keynal/debug/hid/0003:413C:2106.0001/events Can ...
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Looking for a best backup solution for my case

I don't know if this kind of open-end question can be asked or not, but I think it is ok to ask since this is not a general question, it is with a specified situation. Please flag to remove this ...
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Attempting to backup/clone a tablet with eMMC storage running Win 8.1 x64

We are running into a lot of issues with any type of software or utilities we believe because the eMMC storage on the tablet is basically an SD card and not wanting to allow us to overwrite the data ...
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How to recover the contents of an internal hard drive without deleting its data?

I backup some files, went back to get them, and they were gone! I couldn’t find the drive that I used to back the files. Can you figure out what happened? Can you help me retrieve my files, find my ...
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Internal hard drive connected by usb no longer displays in Disk Management. How to get the drive to show without deleting it's data?

I bought this: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004RORMF6 3TB internal hard drive to back-up data across multiple computers. When I connected the sata cable to USB, the hard-drive did not ...
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How to recover files on dead WD 1TB External Hard Drive? [closed]

I accept defeat. This piece of crap is dead. Is there anyway to recover the files on it? Stupid me for never backing up on cloud, DVD's, etc. Please I need those files. :(
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how to backup Samsung grand using Bluetooth?

I have a Samsung grand mobile device and I want to backup its data including everything SMS, pictures, etc.. I am going to send my mobile phone to be fixed to the mobile store and all the data will ...
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Fail restore xampp backup

I'm trying to restore an old backup but I can not, I tried to make a new backup and restore but an error occurs. I tried the following commands all failed sh ./xampp... sh xampp... bash xampp.... ...
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Can I image a Windows to Go partition and deploy to a system partition?

I was considering using Windows To Go as a test bed, installing certain things to it and imaging the system once I know they work. Is it possible to deploy the image to a local drive? If so, what do I ...
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Missing file on internal hard drive

I recently began to backup my computer. Just after my first backup, I got a message which said files were skipped. Backup encountered a problem while backing up file ...
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Keeping data separate from OS

Is there a simple way to configure windows/linux/mac so that the OS is installed on a separate HDD/SSD to all the user data which is stored on one or more drives?My motivations are: Quick and easy ...
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I can't copy files from a HDD, do I need permission from my own account?

My friend wanted me to backup all the photos and music and text documents on his hard drive so I'm trying to do that. He gave me the whole computer. It's an OEM machine from 2005 running Windows XP. ...
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Offline backups for OneNote

I'm using Microsoft's OneNote on my Surface, is it possible to make offline backups of my notes? (Export my notes to a file) I am using OneNote version 16.0.3327.1043, it doesn't say anything about a ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2: Domain shared NAS drives disappearing, reappearing

I have a Windows Server that runs Active Directory for a small Domain, and is connected to several NAS drives over LAN. For reasons unknown, the NAS drives sometimes appear in the "Network" field of ...
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Mirror with backup of changed files

we have some largeish storage requirements (genomic data) for which we need to buy some archival space (write once, read rarely, files remain easily accessible, each user should have access to their ...
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How do you backup all your emails, by copying the 'Outlook' folder? (Outlook 2013)

[PC Advisor UK:] [...] All versions of Outlook use pst files, but the disk location has changed over the years. Right-click your email account on the left in Outlook and select Data File ...
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Fastest way to duplicate encrypted hard drives?

I used hard drive duplicator to do the sector-by-sector duplication of hard drives. I think it took about 5 hours. Pros: easy unattended, computer-free operation Cons: hard drive size ...
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Backup app data from iOS8.3 to PC

I'm using Windows and always used the iFunBox-classic to be able to backup save games, but after the update to iOS 8.3 trying to open the application by iFunBox-classic display anything, it is a blank ...