Monthly Archives: November 2012

How to check if a backup is currently running

Microsoft Windows Right-click the CyberSecure system-tray icon: If “Stop running backup” is available, hover over it and the currently running backup set(s) will be shown. In this example, the backup set labelled “NAS” is currently running: Mac OS Check ps … Continue reading

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How to check the event viewer for hardware issues

Open event viewer Right-click the “System” log Choose “Filter current log” Select Critical, Errors & Warnings Leave the source as blank, which selects all sources In the event list, look for the sources that your hardware generates. These vary depending … Continue reading

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Microsoft SQL Server Restore Guide

Pre-requisites Ensure that the CyberSecure SQL backups have been successful Install the latest version of CyberSecure Advanced from our support download page Make sure you know the encryption password for the SQL backup set you wish restore Ensure SQL Management … Continue reading

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Performing a physical restore

Preflight checklist You will need the following before starting the restore process: Your account username (also known as login name) Your account login password and encryption key(s) – Important: if you don’t have an account, you can simply register a … Continue reading

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Using DISKPART to create partition

cmd.exe diskpart list disk select disk x clean then use computer management/disk management to partition the drive  

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Best practices for backing up network shares

Network shares by their nature are more complicated to backup than local drives. Part of this is due to the way in which Windows handles sessions to the network share. This document attempts to simplify and standardise the process of … Continue reading

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