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  • How to uninstall R1soft

    On CentOS and RPM based systems: yum remove serverbackup-* On APT based systems: apt-get remove serverbackup-enterprise-agent serverbackup-agent serverbackup-async-agent-2-6 serverbackup-setup For Dir...

  • How to perform a bare metal restore

    To perform a bare betal restore you will need to boot your server with the R1soft live CD. You can obtain the ISO here or you can deploy a new VPS at Yourwebhoster.eu where the ISO is already availabl...

  • How to update the R1soft agent

    Make sure that you wait with updating 2 weeks after the release of a new kernel version. Otherwise you may encounter problems when updating R1soft. CentOS, Red Hat and Fedora yum update serverbackup-e...

  • Why does excluding files in R1soft take so long?

    R1soft features the option to exclude files from your backups, allowing to minimise the amount of data needed to get back-upped. This is a useful feature as some data (like local backups) do not need ...

  • Get the Plesk MySQL root password

    By default, Plesk ships with the username root replaced with admin and the passworded is stored in a shadow file. As such, you will need to create a new MySQL account with the root privileges. Log in ...

  • How to install R1soft?

    With R1soft you can create backups at bit level. To use R1soft you have to install an agent which is available on Linux and Windows. For each Operating System there are different instructions: CentOS,...

  • Failed backup of LVM configuration

    Your R1soft installation ships with a build-in lvm executable which can be outdated in case your Operating System has an updated version. You can see errors like these: Failed to execute command 'lvm....