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Tag Archives: Backup and Restore

eDirectory Restoration – A Case of Perfect Replication of a Change

mfaris01

By: mfaris01

December 14, 2010 10:09 am

Reads: 365

You’ve followed all the best practices and documentation. Your eDirectory trees are healthy and replicating with no errors. Time is in synchronization and ndsrepair shows no errors or external references hanging out there.

So, what do you do when eDirectory gets a request to remove 20,000 members from a group and replicates the change to all of the replicas?

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Technical Solutions

Simplifying Data Backup and Storage Management with Software Appliances

c-gutierrez

By: c-gutierrez

July 7, 2010 4:08 pm

Reads: 411

SEP delivers enterprise-ready appliances faster than ever by leveraging the SUSE® Appliance Program from Novell. SEP has packaged their backup software with SUSE Linux in a compact, self-contained appliance to simplify maintenance and accelerate the development cycle. Now, SEP can expand into new markets quickly with a variety of appliances. Novell Business Partners:

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Categories: Appliances, Expert Views, SUSE Studio

Clone or Backup your Hard Disk



By: mendesdomnic

February 16, 2010 10:00 am

Reads: 3726

Clone or Backup your Hard Disk quickly using this tip shared by Domnic.

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, openSUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, Technical Solutions

Cloning vs Backup and Restore



By: chrisj8

September 25, 2009 7:29 am

Reads: 292

Manual Backup used for cloning.

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

A little BASH scripting to backup the MBRs of all your machine’s Hard Drives

maggot62

By: maggot62

August 5, 2009 4:01 pm

Reads: 438

You may well have learned the DD command to back up the MBR of a disk. Most servers and some desktops will have more than one hard drive. Also the hard drive device names may vary from hda to sda etc. Here is a simple universal script to provide a backup solution for your Master Boot Records.

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Recovering deleted files using PhotoRec



By: mendesdomnic

May 27, 2009 4:11 pm

Reads: 994

Did you accidentally delete some files? Is your media disk corrupted? Here’s how you can recover them.

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, Technical Solutions

Why a regular, scheduled computer back is essential to your sanity!



By: jinnlost5

May 1, 2009 7:14 am

Reads: 273

The personal computer has long been a part of our daily lives. Perhaps we’ve become a bit spoiled with their reliability, because there are millions of us who do not have a regularly scheduled computer backup program in place. While you may say, “OK, every Saturday morning I’m going to back up my system. That way, all I can ever lose is a week’s work.”

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop

Splitting and Merging Files in Linux



By: mendesdomnic

January 12, 2009 7:00 am

Reads: 919

Sometimes you may need to backup a 1GB file and all you have are two 700MB CDs . This article will tell you how to split the file in parts and merge them back.

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, Technical Solutions

Rollback SLES Online Updates with LVM Snapshots



By: jrecord

August 22, 2008 6:50 pm

Reads: 433

Learn how to rollback a failed SLES online update using an LVM snapshot.

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Installation and Configuration of the CA ARCserve 11.5 SP3 Backup Server for Linux



By: rshreyas

July 25, 2008 11:28 am

Reads: 1159

This article has the steps for the installation and configuration of the CA ARCserve 11.5 SP3 backup server for Linux and the CA ARCserve OES Agent on SUSE OES 2.0 Linux.

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Categories: Open Enterprise Server on SLES, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

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