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How can I mount vss snapshots and why we have to do that to take backup in window server backup?

"Windows Server Backup cannot guarantee Volume Shadow Copy (VSS) snapshots are retained. In certain situations, after restoring to a new volume, the VSS snapshots may no longer be recognized and ...
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Postgres file increment size

I'm COPY-ing 300 tables / 400G to PG10@win2016server using a few threads to speed things up, but because the table files are incremented in 64-kb units (or something there-about) they get fragmented ...
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SQL server availability group cannot access database after disabling sql service

I've completed this setup: OS: Windows server 2016 Database: SQL Server 2017 2 node availability group configured with automatic failover on both nodes. Fileshare witness configured, both nodes ...
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Preferred owner failover change in FCI

I've inherited a few Windows servers with SQL Server installed. Some of them are in failover cluster which is perfect in case of outages. However I do not have much experience with SQL Server ...
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PostgreSQL 10 not archiving some WAL files

I have a strange case in some PostgreSQL that I monitor. First the software versions and setup: Windows Server 2012 Foundation PostgreSQL 10.10 x64 archive_command = 'copy %p "D:\\backup\\wal\\%f" /y'...
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Windows Cluster can't update DNS record

Setup: Windows server 2016 standard edition. SQL server 2016 standard edition. 2 nodes configured in a cluster without witness quorum. all member of the same Active Directory domain. 1 Availability ...
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Quorum disk conundrum

I'm having a problem with a 2-node active-active cluster which has been failing over lately but not bringing resources back online. We've had a Microsoft engineer look at it and, among other things, ...
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Concerns regarding changing virtual NIC on SQL Server 2008 R2 / Windows Server 2008 R2

I have SQL Server 2008 R2 running on Windows Server 2008 R2 in a virtual environment (ESXI 5.5). Client has been advised to switch the existing E1000 adapter with a VMXNET 3 adapter because they were ...
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GSSAPI on MariaDB

I'm using Maria 10.2.13 on Windows Server 2012 and I want to use GSSAPI authentication with it so that we can continue using windows auth. I have followed this tutorial: https://mariadb.com/kb/en/...
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Sql Server 2017 - Cannot shrink transaction log file, blocked by LOG_BACKUP status

Last week my sql server 2017 instance (running on windows server 2016) ran out of space, filling the disk completely up with a 190GB transaction log file. Luckily this was on a cloud instance, so I ...
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Microsoft Data Migration Assistant Failing

I am using the Microsoft DMA to migrate data from a Microsoft SQL Server 2012 instance into a Microsoft SQL Server 2017 instance. I get all the way to the final step of selecting logins, start the ...
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Fixed Orphaned Users on 2nd Node, but 1st Node Users Permissions Changed [duplicate]

For context: My environment consists of two Windows Server '19 boxes with SQL 2017 running in an AlwaysOn High Availability & WSFC configuration. I have run into an issue where several login ...
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error writing input to commandERROR: Invalid username and/or password

This is the error I have been getting on my RMAN notifcations on my backup jobs for the last day or so. The title is exactly how the message is formatted. ~~~End Step Output/Error Log~~~ Error Log:...
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Destroy cluster windows server 2012 r2

I want know how to delete a Windows Server Failover Cluster. My case is a bit special. I encountered some problems while creating a failover cluster, and I stopped the cluster services then I did "...
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Access Denied while installing SQL server 2016 [duplicate]

I am getting the below error while installing SQL Server, when I've selected the domain account for SQL server engine startup account and press next. (11) 2020-02-16 14:58:48 Slp: Sco: Attempting to ...
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“Could not find login” failures for remote LocalSystem that exists

I imagine security changed in some way for Windows 2016, but I'm unable to determine what exactly. For context: We have a variety of remote clients that handle data processing within a (non-SQL) data ...
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Cosmos DB ODBC driver installation problem

We are trying to install Cosmos DB ODBC Driver following the instructions provided in this Microsoft Azure resource and are running into the following error: The setup routines for Microsoft ...
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Error when creating cluster for Domain Always On setup

Below are the details of the setup: 2 nodes on the same domain, same network (subnet) Firewalls are off. Windows Server 2012 R2 I have been encountering error which I am not familiar. I cannot see a ...
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What are the risks if you rename a server that hosts a named instance of SQL Server (2005) and skip updating the system metadata?

My apologies as this is the last SQL 2005 instance we have and it's pretty urgent or I wouldn't go through all this trouble asking. Questions What is the risk to leave things as they currently are, ...
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Access SQL Server Configuration Manager on a remote server

I am trying to add a traceflag as a startup parameter to a distant SQL Server 2016, installed on a Windows 2016 core server and I am following these instructions At this point in the document: ...
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Increased memory to server, but do I need to change page-file size?

I'm running SQL Server 2017 on Windows Server 2012 R2 and have increased the memory from 256 GB to 512 GB. I've noticed the following configuration for Virtual Memory: C: [OS] = 2 GB G: [DATA] = ...
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MongoDB cannot be started after moving the server

I had a happy MongoDB 3.0.5 installed on a VM on a Windows 2012R2 Server, for light use. I moved the VM to a new physical server without any major changes, and to my surprise it cannot be started; and ...
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Can I use LetsEncrypt to secure SQL Server?

I am running SQL Server 2014, and use LetsEncrypt to encrypt some websites on the server. I want to remain PCI compliant, which requires an encrypted connection to the database, if accessing from ...
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R Script permissions error

I executed this to check to see if I have write permissions on a folder and it fails (returns -1). I am a system admin and SQL admin. I have full access to this directory but the R Script says I do ...
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Is It Possible Backing Up Postgres Backups To Windows Backup Server With PgBackRest

I want to take my postgres backups to our backup backup server which works on windows server, with pgbackrest. My postgres databases are on CentOS/7 OS. I can take those backups to my local but i want ...
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MariaDB on Windows Server 2012 R2 - out of memory

I have two servers, one with Windows Small Business Server 2008 and the other runs Windows Server 2012 R2. The servers have running multi master replication. Both uses MariaDB 10.2.6. On the old 2008 ...
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PowerShell command 'New-Item' fails when invoked through SQL Server Agent job

I have the following PowerShell script to create a folder at a share location. The share has full control permissions for everyone. I have granted all permissions for testing. The problem is the ...
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frm-92100:your connection to the server was interrupted

frm-92100: error I use my using internet explorer & JInitiator 1.3.1.13 using oracle 11g and dev9i windows server 2008 R2. The app was running fine for last 2 years but suddenly this happen. I ...
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SSRS ReportServer_XXX.log is giving incorrect CPU count

I am currently investigating an issue wherein sometimes the SSRS just suddenly stops accepting requests until we do an IISRESET command. This happens after we added an additional processor on the ...
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MySQL DB Causing Spike-up on Windows Server CPU

This is a Magento application connected to MySQL Db. When I ran show engine innodb status\GI get a list of TRANSACTIONSand it looks like some of them are pending and others are in a DEADLOCKand it ...
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MySQL Create Table with Partition Very Slow on server machine

Following create table statement with Partition runs in 10 Second on My Development Machine windows 7, i5 , 8GBRam, single disk runs in 16 Second on Virtual Machine windows server 2012 , xeon 2GHz , ...
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High CPU usage on fresh new install of MongoDB

I read a lot of post about high CPU usage of Mongo but almost all relates to queries. I just did a fresh install of MongoDB 4. I have no other databases than the default one. As soon as I start the ...
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SQL Server 2012 Installation Error on Windows 2008 Server

I am facing an error while trying to install SQL Server 2012 EXPRESS ADVANCED EDITION(32bit) on Windows Server 2008 Enterprise(64bit). After passing Rule Check, at install updates section, error ...
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How can I create a Windows Firewall rule to allow only one IP address to connect MS SQL 2017 Express database in Windows 2016 server?

I use MS SQL 2017 Express database in Windows 2016 server, now my MS SQL 2017 express server is being attacked. I hope to set a Windows Firewall rule to allow only one IP address (such as 45.23.56.12)...
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Why does max_connections in my.ini not match concurrent connections in Mysql instance config wizard?

MySQL 5.1.x | Windows Server 2003 Can someone please clarify why max_connections in my.ini is much larger than the manual value I specify in the Concurrent Connections Dialogue? For example, if I ...
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SQL Agent - PowerShell step “syntax error”

I have the following code setup in SQL Agent Job step that is not running. The message received is simply: Unable to start execution of step 1 (reason: line(46): Syntax error). The step failed. ...
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SQL Server Service has stopped, but process still appears in TaskMgr

A customer has the strangest situation. Windows Server 2016 with SQL Server 2016. There is only one SQL instance on the machine (the default). Service name: MSSQLSERVER. The service take a very long ...
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EMCA insists that it cannot connect to the service

Really new to Oracle and being a DBA in general. I am trying to set up a development environment so that I can play an learn oracle better. Enterprise Mananger failed to configure itself when I first ...
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SQL Browser Service Stops After One Minute

I am encountering an issue with the SQL Browser service where the service will start, run for around 60-90 seconds and then stop. No error is logged, the event logs show three informational entries: ...
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Unable to install SQL Server Express 2014 on Windows Server 2008 R2

I'm trying to install SQL Server Express 2014 on Windows Server 2008 R2. But the setup routine is giving me the warning message: System doesn't meet the minimum requirement for installing SQL ...
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How to synchronize a Windows database for Linux?

I have some database (PostgreSQL 9.5) on a Windows server, and I would like this data to be synchronized to a Linux server, that is connected in an application. Is it possible to synchronize?
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MySQL restrict specific login to single ip address

i am trying to setup a mysql server with some logins that can be accessed from anywhere, and another login ( effectively root access ) from a single machine with a static ip. both machines have a ...
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Windows 2016 server with .NET version 3.5 having issue with connecting to mongo 3.0 replicaSet

We have a mongo server version 3.0 and driver version 1.11.0.92 and windows server 2016. I see other posts related to this but our code works well in Windows 2008 server with mongo version 3.0 and ...
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Windows Server and SQL Server updates and patching - and how to rollback (revert) if necessary

Say we have a server as SQL Server 2017 on Windows Server 2016, both have some pending updates recently Below few questions: What's the correct order of installing updates - first Windows, and then ...
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Windows Logs Application is full of “Login failed for user 'sa'. Reason: Password did not match that for the login provided. [CLIENT: ****]”

I have Windows Server 2016, with SQL Server 2017, and found Windows Log Application is full of Login failed messages (as follows) : Login failed for user 'sa'. Reason: Password did not match that ...
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MySQL Workbench, Windows Server 2019, MySQL not showing Performance, Information of MySQL Schemas!

This evening I installed MySQL on a new clean install of Windows 2019 server. When the install finished, the installer offered the possibility of opening Workbench so I said yes. Then I noticed that ...
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I need the reason why we should not install SQL server on the domain controller

I am a system administrator for a small firm. Now we consider to rollout Windows Server 2008 R2 for the firm. We plan to implement Active Directory. We would also like to upgrade RDMS, from SQL server ...
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DB2 doesn't start after change db2 hostname

After changing the hostname of my db2 server, the db2 services won't start anymore. After reading the notes on how to rename the db2 hostname I understand what went wrong, some things should have ...
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How to restrict SSMS to list the database of a particular user (Windows 2012 + Plesk)

We are using windows 2012 R2 server with Plesk and provide shared hosting for our customers. Version Details: MSSQL server 2012 and SSMS 11.0.2100.60 In SSMS if we login with particular user, it is ...
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Postgresql Error

I found below errors in logs , Transaction stop logging in my database 2019-11-19 15:48:25 UTCERROR: could not open file "base/16384/16464.3" (target block 858400): No such file or directory 2019-...

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