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    Solved Restore the Previous installation from a file created using zfs send

    I am having issues with my upgrade to 13.2 from 12.4 and would like to revert to my previous version of FreeBSD for note-taking and attempting a new update from scratch as I cannot get my jails to run, I cannot get VNC or Xrdp to run at startup. I am a little gun shy as I am not sure why my new...
  2. Azrael

    Solved Restoring Bastille Export To New Jail

    I'm not sure if I'm posting this in the correct part of the forum. Or if this is even possible. I made a backup of a jail using bastille like this: bastille export --xz jail1 It saves a backup to /usr/local/bastille/backups/jail1_2023-12-23-041249.xz. I created the first jail like this...
  3. N

    migrate os from computer to another

    Hello FreeBSD 9.1 stable. gpart show => 34 2147483581 da0 GPT (1.0T) 34 128 1 freebsd-boot (64k) 162 2957184 2 freebsd-ufs (1.4G) 2957346 2097152 3 freebsd-ufs (1.0G) 5054498 2116026368 4 freebsd-ufs (1T) 2121080866...
  4. T

    Backup DUMP/RESTORE file format

    Hello, I'm trying to find the definition of FreeBSD's DUMP/RESTORE file structure. Can anyone point me in the right direction? Google is determined to point me towards BSODs, core dumps, the man page for dump, etc, everything exept what I need. TIA.
  5. T

    general/other Complete VM backup & restore

    Hello there, I m currently running a live freebsd-12 VM with google cloud and I would like to move the image to another provider; is there a way to complete backup & restore the "Live Server" while it is running and restore it to another VM with another provider? saw many articles about rsync...
  6. vermaden

    HOWTO: Bareos Backup Server on FreeBSD

    I would like to share new 𝗕𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗼𝘀 𝗕𝗮𝗰𝗸𝘂𝗽 𝗦𝗲𝗿𝘃𝗲𝗿 𝗼𝗻 𝗙𝗿𝗲𝗲𝗕𝗦𝗗 post about installation and configuration of open, free and complete backup solution. #verblog #bareos #freebsd #postgresql #backup #restore #recovery
  7. stratacast1

    Having troubles restoring zfs snapshot backups

    Hey everyone! I am pretty new to learning some of the cool things zfs can do, and I find after much research I am still having serious troubles with my backup method I am attempting to do. Right now I have a zfs pool with multiple subvolumes, and my idea is to take a snapshot of that pool with...
  8. L

    Solved Preparing to restore geli devices - clarification on .eli files

    Nutshell: Do I only need the *.eli files from /var/backups if the drive metadata has become mangled? That is, an undamaged geli-encrypted device shouldn't need its backup .eli file, yes? I recently managed to bork my system (only gets ~18 process IDs into boot before it segfaults attempting to...
  9. uzsolt

    UFS dump/restore missing files

    I want to use dump and restore. But I think I don't understand well something. I ran dump -0 -C16 -Laf /home/backup/hdd/dumps/ssdhome.dump /dev/gpt/ssd-home - after ls in restore -f /home/backup/hdd/dumps/ssdhome.dump -i - it's okay. Incremental dump after some seconds: dump -1 -C16 -Laf...