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Once a ticket is opened it can be in one of the following four states depending on the work done on it.NewIn progressPending your responseSolvedClosedAs soon as a ticket is opened by a Rackspace Cloud customer it is in the "New"...
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Backups

Best Practices for Cloud BackupContentsPurpose of this GuideDocument ConventionsKey ConceptsChoosing What to BackupBackup and Restore Best Practices     Backup Frequency     Effective...
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Rackspace Cloud BackupUsing Rackspace Cloud Backup for your DatabaseYou can use Rackspace Cloud Backup to backup your database by following a few steps.First, some backgroundRackspace Cloud Backup backs up files, provided it can...
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Getting Started with Rackspace Cloud Backup - Part 6PreferencesOn the Preferences screen, you can determine how Cloud Backup notifies you about Backup activity on your Account.Wait, didn't I do this already? When you created your...
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Getting Started with Rackspace Cloud Backup - Part 4 How to Use Backup Actions You may do several actions with a single Backup. This page describes them. You can access the Backup Actions drop-down menu in two...
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Getting Started with Rackspace Cloud Backup - Part 3 How to View Backup Information On the last page, we discussed How to Create a Backup. Once your Backup is set up, you might want to confirm its settings, make sure...
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Getting Started with Rackspace Cloud Backup - Part 2If you have an account with Managed Cloud Service Level and do not see your Server under Systems, check with your account manager to install the RCBU Agent.Other users who do...
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Getting Started with Rackspace Cloud Backup - Overview**NOTE: Cloud Backup currently only works on Rackspace Cloud Servers OverviewRackspace Cloud Backup is a file-based backup application that lets you choose which files and...
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Getting Started with Rackspace Cloud Backup - Part 5How to Use System ActionsImportant: The system actions are for users who are familiar with Rackspace Cloud Backup. Users with Managed Cloud Service Level accounts might want to...
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Getting Started with Rackspace Cloud Backup - Part 1Note: You can use Rackspace Cloud Backup on virtually any server in the Rackspace Cloud. The exceptions are FreeBSD 9, Debian 5 and Windows 2003.Establish network routesIf your...
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Many of you are used to taking snapshots of your servers.  If you have a solution where you want to save the server’s state or configuration, or want to keep gold copies of your system, then you basically create an image...
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When you create a maintenance backup plan in SQL Server 2008 R2, you must identify how you want the plan to be set up. In this example, the maintenance plan is set up with full backups, differentials, and transactions logs.This...
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The following permissions matrix displays specific permissions for the roles in Cloud Backup. The matrix displays the method names, their corresponding RESTful API commands, and the roles that are supported.  API...
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When backing up the data disk or disks on your Performance Cloud Servers you have two convenient choices: Cloud Block Storage or Cloud Backup. Identifying which one to use depends on what features are most important to you.Cloud...
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Server Backup

Rackspace Cloud BackupUpdate the AgentWe release regular updates to the Rackspace Cloud Backup Agent about every two weeks. Managed Cloud Service Level account customers have their agent updated automatically when the new version...
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Rackspace Cloud Backup already encrypts your passphrase locally on your browser by using a JavaScript RSA library. Encryption happens before your passphrase is submitted over the web.Rackspace will never know your unencrypted (or...
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