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How to check preconditions on a newly installed server to make sure that a server will actually work

When installing new servers I usually tend to forget something that is needed for the server actually work. I would like to have some kind of automatic pre-flight check to notice missing features ...
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Checklist for new companies/customers when building a server [closed]

Other then just by knowing from experience, I'm sure that most of us have forgotten a thing or two when quoting, building, installing and servicing new servers for clients who have never had a server, ...
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Server Configuration Checklists [closed]

I am looking for a check list of things that every person who is setting up a new server should be looking at. I am trying to create an internal process for our IT team and am looking for the basic ...
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Checklist for relocating Linux server

I've been preparing a new Linux server in the office to be used as a VM host using Proxmox. Now that the basics are done we're moving it to our ISPs server room. I'd like to make sure I haven't ...
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Linux server security checklist [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tips for Securing a LAMP Server I'm going to run another Linux-based virtual server, and I think it would be great to have a checklist of things to do to ensure proper ...
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Security checklist [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: any security tips for my first server? (complete beginner) I'm a programmer not a System administrator. I just joined a new company but they expect me to manage their ...
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How risky is it to upgrade MySQL from version X to Y?

I've got a MySQL server running version X (X=5.0.22) and for misc. reasons the underlying hardware needs to be upgraded. Give that this is going to be done, how risky would it be to also upgrade the ...
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IT Audit checklist

I recently have taken on the position of a one man show for a company that is going to have an audit. The network isn't anywhere close to prepared and I have been looking for a general audit ...
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What steps should I take to debug this non-starting hvm virtual machine?

I have a dom0 machine running CentOS 5.4 with all the latest updates using Xen as my hypervisor. I am using Xen in part because this machine was set up prior to KVM being included in RHEL, and in ...
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Checklist for changing the hostname of a server

I want to rename one of my Debian linux servers to give it a more descriptive, role-based name. Here are the places I know the name will need to be changed: /etc/hostname & /etc/mailname & ...
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Windows installation check list

What is the general check list for every Windows client (Professional, Business, etc.) and Windows Server installation?
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Windows web server checklist

When you are deploying a new web server box what are the standard things you install on it and do to set it up? What things do you do to ensure the box is locked down and not going to get ...