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Windows 2012 R2 Essentials and the Client Restore Service

I have installed the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit for Windows 10 onto my Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials system in order to be able to do a full system restore of my Windows 10 ...
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Server Network Monitoring, Management, and Deployment [duplicate]

We are beginning to build a footprint of servers used for a variety of purposes in SoftLayer datacenters across North America and one question that has been "gnawing" at me since the start is "what ...
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Bare Metal Provisioning [closed]

For bare metal provisioning of: VMWare ESXi Ubuntu CentOS Are Ubuntu MAAS and Spacewalk the only Open Source options for bare metal provisioning or are there other non-proprietary options? The ...
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How does Bare metal provisioning to clients work with PXE

I'm trying to better understand how one would initiate the process of re imaging a number of client computer systems on a network. Eg, to reverse systems back to a base image each week. Each image ...
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Bare Metal Restoration of Child Domain (Active Directory Issue)

As i have a parent - child domain in my network as the parent is situated in other geographical location and they both are connected via VPN as i was working on a Bare metal backup & restore ...
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VMWare, esxi, vsphere, bare-metal [closed]

I would like to run multiple desktops simultaneously on the esxi without having to connect from another computer via vsphere. Can the be done straight on esxi? Or would I have to install workstation ...
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Deploy packer images on bare metal server?

How can I match my dev and production bare metal box? The hosting provider does not allow or have a process to install custom images and only provides a selection from all the latest popular ...
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Hard drive error message in Virtual Root Server

After noticing a high load on our virtual root server (2 x 1 TB RAID 1 Subset) I have found these messages in /var/log/messages (CentOS): kernel: ata3.00: exception Emask 0x0 SAct 0x0 SErr 0x0 action ...
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Installing CoreOS on a single machine

How would I go about installing CoreOS on a single machine as the host OS? I have read "Installing CoreOS to Disk" and ran the coreos-install script from Debian and CentOS live CDs, but both seem to ...
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Automated Remote Bare Metal Recovery

I have a server (Windows 2008 R2) with a bare metal recovery point made using Windows Server Backup tools. Everything I've read about bare metal recovery points to needing to be physically at the ...
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Server setup on bare metal: Services on VM vs services on bare metal(host) OS

I have a beefy linux server (32 GB RAM) with good harddrives. with one of my hosts. I run a lot of webapps which use varnish, nginx, unicorn app server, thin app server, redis, mongodb and ...
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Optimising bare-metal hypervisor installation

what is the best way to install a bare metal hypervisor (i.e. to host multiple VM's)? I spoke to a friend and he is using a HP server to host all his VMs with VMware ESXi, but he installed the VMWARE ...
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Virtualizor + VPS Backup (Bare Metal Restore capable) Using rSync 3

I am using virtualizor to manage 3 XEN VPS. Hardware node and each VPS run CentOS 5.x. My backup needs are as follows: 1) I need to be able to bare metal restore the entire hardware node, excluding ...
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Backing up server and multiple clients

I'm running a Amahi server. It's basically a Fedora14 x64 installation. I'm looking for a good solution to backup my 200GB system drive on the server to an external USB/eSATA drive every night. I ...
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Setting up a bare-metal virtualized system where hypervisor hosts a SW RAID [closed]

[I am completely new to running "bare metal" virtualized hardware, so please lead me to TFM, so I can R it.] What I was hoping to do, is to have some kind of bare metal virtualized server setup, but ...
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Bare Metal Restore with Backup Exec 11d on Win 2003

So, I'm looking at a bare metal restore situation with my current setup. Not sure if this is possible, but looking at a hypothetical restore path to bounce off of with some Server Fault gurus ;). As ...
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Bare bones backup / restore for single Win 2003 server

I have a single server, Win 2003 Server and would like to setup a system to be able to perform a bare bones restore if needed. (just plug in a cd or smth and get everything back). Ideally the backup ...
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Does Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Bare Metal support antivirus?

I am a developer, not a sysadmin, so I am seeking out some opinions and answers about virtualization. In order to solve some project deadline issues, the development team installed and setup a Windows ...
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Windows / Linux backup software with Bare Metal Recovery

We are in the discovery process of looking for backup software that meets the following goals. Different Backup types (Full, Incremental, etc.) Bare Metal Recovery to Windows and Linux Automated ...
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Setup/Guidance/Troubleshooting DPM 2010 Bare Metal Backups

Having difficulties setting up Bare Metal recovery in DPM 2010. Does anyone know of a good guide/walkthrough to talk me through a basic setup? I have tried most of the DPM knowledge base without ...
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How can I create a simple Exchange 2010 backup solution?

I'm sure this question's been asked a dozen times in one form or another, however after much searching, there doesn't appear to be an obvious simple recovery solution for a single Exchange box. We're ...
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How to migrate a bare metal Linux installation to a virtual machine

I'd like to migrate a RHEL5 installation from a bare-metal installation to a virtual machine. I'm not very experienced when it comes to Linux backup and restore procedures, so I'm looking for advice ...