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Dec 15 2012

Windows Remote Server/NAS Sync and Backup Files

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robocopy is a tool that copies files but more interestingly, it lets you synchronize data from a server (or a NAS) to another Windows server. It is provided with the Windows 2003 Server resource kit tools or natively in Windows 2008 Server and above.Synchronization takes little bandwidth with Robocopy and can be a good way […]

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Nov 10 2011

Delete Backup Exec B2D Files

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Here’s a script that deletes all the Backup Exec B2D files part of a media set. Stick the following script into a .bat file and edit the first 3 settings Mediaset, B2Dfolder and BEPath.You can run it straight. I consider it is good practice to do for the following reasons:– You can of course set the […]

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Aug 12 2010

Backup a Directory when Modified

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I use this script to keep a full local backup of my tftp directory on Linux. It keeps the archive only if some of the files were modified. It can be used for any directory indeed. There are the files produced:   [root@tftp_server backup]$ ls -l -rw-r—– 1 tftp tftp 124200 May 1 04:04 tftp-20100501.tgz […]

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Jul 26 2008

Mysql Ultra-Fast Backup with LVM

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It is generally good practice to respect the two following points when backing up databases. The backup has to be: consistent fast Consistency is easily achieved putting a read lock on all tables beforehands. However, this isn’t always applied, and WILL definately lead to a database integrity problem at some stage.Once a lock has been […]

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