Archive for March, 2012

How to Fix a Poorly Planned RAID

Friday, March 30th, 2012


Using Symantec System Restore (SSR) formerly Backup Exec System Restore (BESR) to fix a poorly configured raid setup

The Problem:

Original server configuration was with 5 (73GB) hard drives into 2 raids (hardware):

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Customizing the Header for Prolaw v12 Statements

Friday, March 30th, 2012

This guide assumes you are using Prolaw v12 (with version 12 statement formats), SSRS 2008, and Visual Studio 2008.


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Going to Prolaw 12? Some considerations

Friday, March 16th, 2012

There are some non-standard considerations to review prior to upgrading or installing!  According to support, there are some potentially undocumented settings that must be in place.  There could be future items added to this list:

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Stage Exchange Backup Exec Restore Job to Alternate Path

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

An Exchange user accidentally SHIFT+Deleted an important Outlook Inbox subfolder with numerous subfolders of its own. There is a full nightly Exchange backup with Symantec Backup Exec 2010 R2 on tape. The Exchange 2010 database is installed on the D-drive of the server with 840 GB of free space—more than enough for staging. (Staging is the Backup Exec process of restoring the entire Information Store in order to pluck and restore the necessary mailbox items.) I ran the job configured to restore to the original location. After about 30 minutes, the restore job failed with error code E000848F “The path on the media server for staging temporary restore data when restoring individual items from tape ran out of disk space.”

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