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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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Increment Number within a Concatenated String based on conditional if

I am trying to Increment a Number based on a conditional IF in another column. In Column A I have a =Concatenate("ABC","_",D2). I am looking to fill down a formula that will basically be an =...
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Why is the size of GMVault backup significantly smaller than size of gmail storage? [closed]

I just discovered GMVault and did a sync with my Gmail account. I am pleased by the tool, but I am curious to know the answer to the title of this question. After doing a gmvault sync -t full --...
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Backup raid 0 to multiple smaller drives

I have 4 4TB external USB drives in a raid 0 set (created with btrfs). I have another 4 4TB external USB drives not in a raid set. What would be the best solution to backup the raid set to the 4 ...
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Connecting Veritas Backup Exec to a Synology Disk Station (NAS)?

I am having trouble connecting our software "Veritas Backup Exec" to our network disk, a Synology Disk Station (NAS). Veritas is running on a Windows Server. It will not except the UNC Path (Server \...
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Ntfs Shadow Volume redirect on write

I am developing an application that require to read an ntfs partition while other program are writing on it and i need to assure consistency of the data i read. A solution i found is having Volume ...
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Upgrading macOS SSD to a larger size SDD and fully utilizing space on the new SSD when restoring from a backup

I'm upgrading SSD on a MacBook Air 2012 with Mojave from 64GB to 500GB. I've successfully cloned and swapped the drives (using Ubuntu USB stick and dd command). Now the MacOS boots and works as well ...
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Why is my 800 kB SQLite DB empty?

I used to use the Lazarus form recovery extension for Chrome. It saved its data in an SQLite database (if I understand things correctly) located in Default/Databases/chrome-...
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Mirror / realtime backup options for linux and SSD

I need to replace the HDD in my laptop as my Debian package manager is broken and I haven't been unable to unbreak it. (It's been like that for a couple of months and I haven't got around to sorting ...
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Naming Windows System Image

Is there a option to name/rename folder (actual image) that is created with "Backup and Restore\ Create a System image" when you backup your system. I'm unable to find any naming options. It appears ...
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Is it possible to save a configuration of folder structures that can be used to restore files into their folders?

On one hard drive, I have a library of movie files in a single folder, and on another "backup" hard drive, I have the same files only sorted into different folders and subfolders (e.g. by country, ...
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Restore mongodb data from ubuntu-mate image

I newly set up my raspberry pi with raspbian instead of ubuntu mate. Unfortunately I forgot to extract all the data from my database. So my question is: How can I restore that data from an backup-...
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Can I use override permissions in rsync and store original in xattrs?

I'd like to do a backup to a remote machine where I only have a normal user account, so I'm working with --fake-super. rsync appears to create the files on the server with permissions similar to the ...
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How does Windows 10 File History determine file-changes?

Does Windows 10 File History use hashes of the content of files to determine changes or just the modification date of the file or log all modifications somewhere or something else? edit: And will ...
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Cloning encrypted drive

I need to clone a Veracrypt encrypted drive before destroying the drive. The clone will be stored on a hard drive with other files. It has to be identical, include all data and able to be decrypted ...
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SQL Sever Management Studio 2008 does not let me back up my database

I tried to back up a server I created in SQL Server, but I received the following message: TITLE: Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio Backup failed for Server 'LAPTOP-6D0L83DV\SQLEXPRESS'. ...
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Time Machine backup doesn't have enough space (but it does)

For context, I have a 1TB internal SSD with 350GB used, and a 4TB external HDD with just over 3TB used. I've been backing up to an 8TB external HDD for about 3 years with no problems until now. My ...
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Clever way to prevent broken ssh-configs from making server inaccessible

So from time to time I make a change to a sshd-config file and break something, because I forget to test it with sshd -t. Fixing it often requires me to walk over and plug into the machine or in case ...
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Snapshot an Oracle DB for fast backup & recovery - without a DB quiesce?

I'm trying to understand the inner workings of various flash copy / split mirror type backup solutions for an Oracle database. We've been looking at an IBM offering that does an SVC level flash copy /...
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ZkTeco Database: Data mismatch in ms access

I am using ZkTeco Attendance device in my company. Now, I would like to backup the database. But after I generate a backup some data may be lost. Please see en example here: Screenshot-1: In my ...
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Automated SQL Backups using only FTP and HTTP

There are several hosting services hosting several websites with several frameworks (Wordpress, Joomla, ...). Since I have neither SSH nor any backend access, I have a weekly schedule of uploading ...
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I don't want to continuously backup on Google's Backup and Sync

Well, I always used the Google Drive app on my older computer, it only backed up files on the "Google Drive" folder and the ones I told it to. Now, there's this new app "Backup and Sync" and it seems ...
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rsync: Include and Exclude (sub)Directories

Assuming the following structure, that needs to be rsync'ed: /Data /subDir1 A.html /subDir1a AA.html /subDir2 B.html 1.txt 2.txt 2.txt~ rsync -aAHSXrv --include-...
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Can someone please explain backups to me? [closed]

This subject is so confusing to me, I know it shouldn't be, but here we are. First off, what types of backups are there? I hear different terms being used. Full backup, system image. Is there a ...
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Backup: should added “par2/parchive/redundancy” happen before or after compression?

As the question states, the goal is to generate a backup. I indend to compress the files as not use accessive space on the one hand. On the other hand I fear data corruption (such as bit rot, disc rot)...
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Two identical disks with Windows, reason for weird behaviours?

Scenario: I did a sector-by-sector backup (using Clonezilla) of my internal SSD containing Windows, and wanted to validate it, by booting from the backup, without removing the internal SSD (laptop is ...
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Moving Windows 10 from C Driver (on HDD) to SDD

I just bought an SSD. I do have a lot of programs installed so I would try to avoid reinstalling the windows. My situation is as below: On HDD: (2 partitions) C (windows): ~500G - Free ~400G D (data):...
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How to use cloud storage as shared folder within Synology?

Is it possible to have a Synology Shared Folder use Cloud Storage? For example I have 2TB of storage space on my Google Drive and want to use that Space (well, some of it) as Shared Folder within ...
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Windows 10 Backup and Restore Problems

My quick question is if I create a Windows system image on a Dynamic Disk (Microsoft recommends against it, but it's my only option right now) and then move the backup files to a network share, will I ...
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Looking to backup my laptop hdd with clonezilla but concerned about data loss

I have an external HDD with 2 partitions, with one having more than enough space for cloning. if I clone the main partition, will it successfully transfer to the new partition or will the whole ...
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Are there any other backups (keychain etc.) needed for an iOS developer after migrating from one Mac to another?

I have migrated my Mac using Apple's migration assistant. I develop iOS apps and uploading and distributing them from the "new" Mac works well. I am about to wipe and sell the old Mac. Is there ...
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Are there drawbacks to sqlite as archivation format?

I have a few huge folders of small files I want to archive for long term storage (about 200GB). Instead of just using something like gzip/tar/dar/7zip I am considering to use sqlite sqlite3 ...
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Manually create / insert data to Cassandra Docker

I am using Cassandra with Docker. The point is I have an external keyspace definition (with its own proper tables and data storage there) in other host and I wanted to import data from that host's ...
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Firefox isn't backing up bookmarks

My understanding is that Firefox automatically backs up its bookmarks approximately daily by default. For some reason my Firefox isn't doing that, and I was wondering if someone could help me fix this....
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Barman configuration does not work

I'm using barman in a virtual environment and i wanted to make barman use a specific configuration file I created before, ending with ".conf". The problem is, that the command "barman -c CONFIG" does ...
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rdiff-backup: skip regressing

I am using rdiff-backup for my backups; now, my last backup failed. However, regressing does not work (it regresses all files and then stops doing anything); since I know that all files have been ...
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btrfs: imaging a volume to an external file

I recently built a system with a btrfs root partition. The most compelling reason for adopting btrfs compared to ext4, in my case, was live copy-on-write snapshots, with near-zero latency. Compared ...
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Rsync backup from PostgreSQL with Barman on same server?

I have at work only one server to disposal an i want to ask if it is possible to backup my PostgreSQL with the backup-program Barman, where both programs are located on the same server. Is it still ...
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CalDAV/CardDAV server behavior after restoring to an old version

Assume the following situation: A CalDAV/CardDAV server is used by different clients. Each of the clients keeps data locally and synchronizes periodically. The server goes down and is restored from ...
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instantaneous backup to external drive

I have an external hard drive, and I want to use it as a backup drive. So my question is "how to update a backup folder when the original folder gets updated?", I'm talking about an instant backup. As ...
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How do I retrieve orphaned Cloud SQL backups in Google Cloud?

A CLOUDSQL instance was deleted from our project but the backups are still in the Cloud. These are automated backups and not accessible through Cloud Storage. I have done the following based on this ...
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DOS at command scheduling

I wanted to make a schedule that runs a (backupping) .bat program using at command on startup. If it isn't possible, then at 5 PM sunday.
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Efficiently mix encryption and rsync on an external drive? [duplicate]

I have an external hard drive that contains several folders. The largest of these folders is a backup that I often update by rsyncing the relevant folders from an encrypted (via Ubuntu's ...
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Hard drive clone was made without file system

since one of my hard drives lately started to show signs of failing, i yesterday made a clone of that drive using AOMEI Backupper. The cloning was succesful according to AOMEI, but the drives cannot ...
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how to make a bat file that starts a file at specific time without task scheduler

I've created a .bat file that backups my files, but I want to create another .bat file that can run my first program as administrator on schedule (without using task scheduler). I don't want to use ...
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create date folder version backups with hard links and a combined view

I am using the ideas laid out in this article to create incremental versioned backups of my data. I basically sync the data to a current folder in my backup destination and then create a date folder ...
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How May I Get WD Backup Working Again?

I'm using the My Passport Ultra 2TB external hard drive as a backup. I checked on it today and found that it hasn't been backing things up for the last 3 1/2 weeks. I've tried opening the settings ...
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backing up corrupted linux os

The /bin folder of my linux system was accidentally deleted as a superuser. Now the system is corrupted, and restarting it will collapse the system. There are some stackoverflow posts which list what ...
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I want to move emails from outlook to a hard drive folder

I'd like to move emails, files and folders from outlook 365 to selected back-up folder on my computer drive. What's the best way to do this?
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Synology: Cold storage + backup

I got a 4-bay Synology NAS. For now, I populated it with 2 brand new 4TB HDD's. My main use cases are: - Backup data from my computers (maybe even periodic images) - Cold storage for shared data - ...
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Is HFS+ a good idea for access across Mac and Linux (and sometimes Windows)

I (also) use external hard drives for backup. For full backups I attach them directly via USB to a Mac, but most of the time they are attached (still USB)to a Linux (Raspberry Pi) server, where I can ...