Posts Tagged ‘Backup’

Stop BackupExec failing on corrupt files

I expect there will be a flag for this in future versions, but for now regedit is needed: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VERITAS\Backup Exec\Engine\Backup [For versions 9x and 10x] HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SYMANTEC\Backup Exec for Windows\Backup Exec\Engine\Backup [For versions¬† 11x and 12x] On the menu bar, select Edit | Add Value In the Value name field, type in “Fail Jobs On Corrupt [...]

rsync backups

rsync can be used as an effective backup tool: rsync -avz –delete -e “ssh -i rsync/mirrorkey” backup@ /backup/ If there’s a lot of data and speed takes importance over security, a weaker cipher such as blowfish could be used: “ssh -c blowfish -ax -i rsync/mirrorkey” Be careful with the –delete flag, it will delete files [...]

MSSQL Express Scheduled Backups

The Express edition of SQL server lacks automated scheduled backup functionality.¬† The following script will back up your databases.¬† It retains them for 7 days but can be easily edited: Create a directory called c:\SQLBackup and go into it Create a backup.sql file: DECLARE @name VARCHAR(50) — database name DECLARE @path VARCHAR(256) — path for [...]