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Questions tagged [backup]

Question about how to backup Monero wallet of sensitive information. See also wallet-recovery tag to procedure about how to recover from backup.

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How does address recovery work?

I have a secret key pair (from a wallet.keys file or derived from a seed-phrase). I'm researching the subaddress recovery process from those keys. I heard about BIP32-similar methods in Bitcoin. I ...
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How can I back up my node efficiently?

I have two external disks, each with a copy of the Monero blockchain. Most of the time, one of the disks sits in a cupboard and its copy of the blockchain lags behind. Every few days, I plug it in and ...
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Backup and Disaster Recovery for Monero Fork

For a clone of Monero in a production environment, what files/directories to be backed up and and what intervals?
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How do I back up my funds?

I plan to use Monero to receive donations. In case of whatever reason something goes wrong with my laptop, I wan't to be able to keep back ups of my funds. Is this possible? I have an Android phone ...
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Backup and upgrade

It's getting cold and its a time to turn on my heater/miner again ;-) I saw that this machine is still running Ubuntu 14.04. I think it would be time to upgrade/reinstall the entire machine at that ...
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Clean up Monero on Mac OSX

I used monero before the GUI came out. Whenever a new version came out I created a new folder in my home directory and as far as I remember copied the wallet files into the new folder and never ...
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How to back up my wallet using monero core gui beta?

How to back up my wallet using monero core gui beta? I use the windows 64 bits version thank you.
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Is there a way to import the extra info of outgoing transactions to a restored wallet?

Let's say I have a wallet with some outgoing transactions. The transaction history shows the recipients' addresses, the payment ids, etc. Now let's suppose that the wallet file gets corrupted for ...
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Is there any reason not to upgrade Ubuntu when new updates are available?

Last month, 16.10 was released. I guess this would be considered a "point release." Is there anything about point releases to watch out for, or is it generally safe to upgrade for them? It almost ...
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How do I backup a wallet in monero-wallet-cli? [duplicate]

Which files are relevant to an individual wallet's data?
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Is it safe to make backup of wallet? If so, is there a reference procedure somewhere?

For example, to prevent problems if my dog eat my usb stick with my wallet, is it safe to make backup of wallet ? If so, what would be a correct procedure to make (i.e, what are the important part ...