How to restore SQL database files with a .DAT extension in Attix5
Viewed 6870 times since Fri, May 16, 2014
Some older SQL servers created a *.DAT file when backing up the SQL databases. SQL unfortunately does not recognise the .DAT extension as a valid backup file so you need to extract the database from this file. First restore the .DAT file in Attix5... Read More
How to restore an Exchange database using the Attix5 VSS plug-in
Viewed 4331 times since Wed, Nov 5, 2014
Once you have followed how to backup an Exchange database you will be ready to restore it.  Warning VSS restores can overwrite current live data. During a restore, data is downloaded from the Storage Platform and written to a temporary location... Read More
How to restore a MS SQL database using the Attix5 VSS plug-in
Viewed 4119 times since Wed, Nov 12, 2014
Once you have followed how to backup a MS SQL database you will be ready to restore it.  Warning VSS restores can overwrite current live data. During a restore, data is downloaded from the Storage Platform and written to a temporary location on... Read More
How to Restore Windows System State
Viewed 2625 times since Sun, Aug 16, 2015
Windows System State can be backed up using the Attix5 Server Edition, not Desktop and Laptop, and only on Windows Server class operating system. For Windows 2008 and later, System State uses the Windows Server Backup feature of Windows. Note:... Read More
How to setup Attix5 VirtualRestore
Viewed 2415 times since Wed, May 28, 2014
Introduction In a distaster recovery (DR) scenario it is not always practical to wait until the full restore has completed. You may also want to restore the data to a local machine and not the server that initially performed the backup. Attix5... Read More
How to perform a bare metal restore in Attix5
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How to use Attix5 VirtualRestore
Viewed 1123 times since Wed, May 28, 2014
When using VirtualRestore, files and folders can be read/written as if it was a local drive. Full setup instructions can be found in the How to setup VirtualRestore article. Note: All writes to the virtual drive are temporary and will be lost when... Read More