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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NTFS Hard disk about to die, I only have another ext4 hard disk and want to backup on it

Is it possible? Right now i'm manually copying inside it, used ext2 Volume Manager to assign a drive letter to it. Is there any other way to do it? The ntfs is 1TB while the ext4 is 450. The ext4 is ...
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I forgot my iTunes backup password, how can I recover it?

I encrypted my iTunes backup two week ago, and now I forgot my iTunes backup password, I can't access to and restore. I’ve tried many times and all possible password, but it has gotten disabled for ...
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how to use space within pathname for Window's Robocopy

When my path for robocopy has a space, I surround it with " but get the weird error below... My .bat file contains: rem Backup scans ROBOCOPY "C:\Users\doug\Documents\My Scans\" "B:\BACKUP\My Scans\...
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Copy entire C drive via copy / paste. Will it work?

If I copy an entire C drive on windows machine to a new drive (via copy paste or even a mirroring tool), is there any reason that copied C: drive cannot be booted to? This is on the condition the ...
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What do I have to back up before I re-install?

It seems that almost every time I re-install windows on my PC I end up forgetting to back up something. Now I consider myself an experienced pc-user, and I've done this tons of times, but it never ...
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Generate duplicate Active directory on Server 2008 r2 [migrated]

Currently We are using window server 2008 r2 and installed Active directory on server, which working fine. Problem is that, Some of roles which are not working well(Can not install/uninstall roles), ...
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Borrowing Fast Internet Connection For Massive Data Transfer

I have a massive amount of data that I need to upload to a storage service (900GB). But most residential connections have slow upload speeds (mine is 5Mbps), so this is not practical. I checked with ...
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Can I tell if crashplan has backed up a particular file in a particular state?

I would like to be able to tell, programmatically, if CrashPlan has backed-up a particular file, including the current updates to that file. I.e., that the current contents of a file are backed up. ...
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Clonezilla and software RAID array theory

I don't have enough hardware to try this out myself, but since Clonezilla doesn't support backing up software RAIDs, I've been trying to think of ways to backup my RAID0. Since all of the information ...
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Won't I lose my Windows 10 license if I restore Windows 8.1 from backup

I have a computer the drivers are mostly Windows-only, and Windows 10 runs like crap on it - performance-wise. I'd like to get Windows 8.1 back by restoring from Clonezilla backup. I have some ...
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data degradation unused files

Currently I do back up my data every other month by completely copying all the data to an external hard drive. From what I've read, when you copy data and there are some minor errors (due to ...
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How to show progress of “File History” in Windows8?

By using the 'File History' of Windows8 I can backup my stuff (or rather, my 'libraries'). I enable the feature and then ... the magic happens in the background. How can I see the progress? How many ...
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Glacier for personal backup: s3 or directly (or Nearline?)

I'm looking to use AWS Glacier for personal backup, or the similar 'Nearline storage' from Google. I would prefer manually uploading stuff (instead of an automated backup solution). I'm aiming to ...
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Windows 10 Image Backup: what is meant by “system image”?

Windows 10 contains a tool called Backup and Restore (Windows 7). Googling suggests that this should be able to create image backups. When the tool is run it presents a dialog that looks like this: ...
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can't backup DVD with dvdbackup

I have purchased a movie on DVD and can not back it up with dvdbackup. lsdvd shows this: me@uboot ~ % lsdvd /dev/sr0 *** Zero check failed in src/ifo_read.c:566 for ...
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Let systemd use password protected ssh and gpg keys

I have setup Obnam backup to do an sftp backup of the system on an external server. When I run the command it executes properly. The way it connects to the sftp is with my ssh key. And it encrypts ...
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Automate bakckup using CloneZilla

How can automate backup using CloneZilla? I don't know if it's possible but I want to just plug a USB key and start the backup process with a single command that specify which hard drive to backup and ...
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Backup photos from Google Plus?

I'm interested in using Google Plus to backup my photos online, but I'm nervous about trusting my backup to only one location. I'd like a way to automatically download my Google+ photos from the web ...
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Synchronize files between 2 folders on computer and external drive

I bought an external drive and want to use it partially for store, partially as back up. What I would like to see is that some folder (named.. let's say "Sync") is always the same on my Mac and on the ...
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Ideas on how to backup telegram

Is there a way, a hack, a script, an idea, on how to backup my whole Telegram Chat history with the data (images, voice chat, etc)? I lost my cloud password, and that requires me to reset my whole ...
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Outlook Backups and the IT Dept [closed]

Can the administrator tell if I've done a full backup of my emails to a local PST file? This is on a personal computer...not a company one.
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Windows System Image taking way to much space

Im using Windows Backup to take backups of my system to a network location. Because of this, windows tells me that because im saving to a network location, only the most recent system image will be ...
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Is there a tool like diff -r that compares a directory tree against a manifest file using hashes?

Here's my situation. I have two cold-storage archive volumes that (should) contain identical sets of data. These volumes contain infrequently accessed backups. I am concerned that, eventually, bitrot ...
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Free solution to backup folders to external SFTP server with shadow copy

I have an account in university on Linux machine with 10TB of free space accessible via SFTP. I would like to backup my Windows 7 x64 laptop to university. Currently I am using rsync+cygwin, but ...
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Backup to NAS or Cloud

Currently, we backup for all the servers daily using Symmetric Backup Executive 10D to a tape drive. But now, we're considering changing the backup to either NAS or to cloud storage since the tape ...
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What does dd conv=sync,noerror do?

So what is the case when adding conv=sync,noerror makes a difference when backing up an entire hard disk onto an image file? Is conv=sync,noerror a requirement when doing forensic stuff? If so, why is ...
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How to restore files using File History from another user?

I backed up the information of a couple of users using windows 10 File History. Then I have to totally reformat the PC and recreate the users. I recreate one of the accounts, maybe a couple of times. ...
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Is the File History folder protected from attacks in the local computer?

These days many users are hit by cryptolocker attacks. I usually recommend family and friends to use Windows File history to get decent simple backups. What I am not sure about is how well Windows ...
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How to auto backup set directories to ext hard disk upon docking computer?

I have a slight problem, my computers hard disk is quite small so it get's filled up quite fast. Luckily I have 2TB external hard disc, however copying files to it constantly is a pain. I was ...
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How can I access /storage/emulated/0/DCIM on android device?

I recently lost the contents of a micro-SD card and hadn't backed up the contents recently enough. Luckily, I noticed that the pictures I was missing happen to be in /storage/emulated/0/DCIM/....
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Unable to create a “Full Registry Backup”

Revo Uninstaller (a software to delete other program's leftovers) is able to create a "system restore point" but not "full registry backup". How to check what's wrong and how to fix?
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Command line 7-Zip exclude

I have tried this many times, but not yet got it. How do I use 7-Zip to zip a directory without one directory inside other? Like: I have a folder /home/files/ and inside that, directory1/ and ...
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How can I repair a totally corrupt rpm db on centos 6.4 with no backup?

I am looking for help in repairing my Centos 6.4 rpm db. I had a disk failure and the backup rpm i have is not working also. I have googled the request and have come up with many different solutions ...
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How to be made secure copying between remote machines on different ports by local machine

I have a cluster with 4 machines. One of them is cluster manager. When cluster manager start a backup, each slave cluster creates cluster backup files in it's own file system. After cluster manager ...
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Backup Openfire and restore it to another machine

I am using Openfire as collaboration software in windows server 2008 R2 Domain. Today I am planning to install Elastix 2.3 on my Hyper-V server for VoIP implementation that Elastix has built-in ...
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Synology NAS station - how to mirror 2 HDD (Simple how-to)

I have the following problem with my Synology disk station: I had one small HDD in Synology Diskstation, so I removed it. I bought 2 new HDD with the same capacity. I transferred backup from old ...
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Resume interrupted file transfer to harddrive

I was copying my whole user folder over to a harddrive for backup, but I had to plug out the disk because I had to leave. I got about 160 of 220gigs transferred, and now the file is sitting on the ...
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Robocopy copying files from source to destination in backup mode and with file security permissions intact

I need to utilize robocopy to mirror files and folders from one shared location to another shared location, in restartable backup mode with security permissions. My current command is: robocopy //...
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How to create a bat file to create folder on share and copy specific folders contents of all user profiles

I am trying to create a batch file to create a network folder based on computer name and then copy the desktop, My Documents, Favorites from each profile to that share. So destination should be ...
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robo copy delete files from backup after x days of deletion from source

i want to create a backup of files using robo copy.I want files in backup must be deleted after x days of deletion from source.But it must be avilable in backup for x days.purge /minage:x is deleting ...
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Incremental back from one network location to another network location via ROBOCOPY?

Here is the scenario, SOURCE - //END-PC/Sourcefolder DEST - //FIRST-PC/Destinationfolder Source folder has around 60-70GB of data which are Excel, Word, jpeg, pdf and all sort of work related ...
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Clonezilla complaints that the disk is too small by 3 sectors

I made an image of my whole drive last night now I need to restore it back. However CZ complaints that the drive is too small by a crazy tiny margin Destination disk is too small! Destination disk ...
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Imaging a Windows 10 File History Drive for Offsite Backup?

I have 1 desktop computer and 2 laptops in my household. I just started using Windows 10 File History on the laptops to backup files to a network share on a dedicated drive located on the desktop ...
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Rsync-like automatic delta backup of a removable hard drive on windows

Well a lot of questions have been asked on the SE network about using rsync on Windows. But nothing seems to really do the trick so I'd like to expose the specific mechanism I need to setup. Lets say ...
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cannot create disk image of Windows disk because of small FAT32 partition at front of drive

I'm currently trying to backup a disk image of a recent Windows7 installation that I have, but the Backup & Restore----->Create System Image is not allowing it because there is a small FAT32 ...
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Command line FTPS?

I need to write a batch file to auto upload a backup every day. I'm restricted to Windows. Is there free software to do this? I was looking at FileZilla, but the command line interface doesn't let ...
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Can I use rsync for backing up at Amazon S3

I have bought some space from evbackup which provides me FTP, rsync and SSH. But I have also read that Amazon S3 can also be used to backups. So I am really confused that do Amazon give FTP access ...
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Can I restore a Sony Vaio laptop from only an Auslogics (Vaio Care) backup?

Due to an HDD failure I've lost my Vaio rescue partition. I've also lost my rescue DVDs due to media degradation (5 years is too long for some DVD-R media). I have managed to reinstall Windows with a ...
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Setting up Windows Server 2012 with a NAS

Looking to set up a Synology DS412+ NAS on a Windows 2012 Server for backups and extra storage. How do you make the NAS viewable on the network? I have been trying for 3 days with no luck. I can FTP ...
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Backing up several 5Mo+ files from USB key to another one

I often have to backup between 500 and 1000 files each between 5 and 10Mo. The files are originally on an SD Card or a computer (SSD) and have to be copied to a USB key. So I need to copy USB to USB ...