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How to make a clone of a HD using RHEL 5.4?

We're using RHEL 5.4 and need to clone some hard drives. What would be a good (or "correct") way to do this? I'd like to avoid using dd if I can, since that's somewhat slow. (If that's the only ...
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Clone MySQL DB - errors with CREATE VIEW/SHOW VIEW privileges

Running MySQL 5.0.32 on Debian 4.0 (Etch). I'm trying to clone a WordPress MySQL database completely (structure and data) on the same server. I tried a dump to an .sql file and an import into a new ...
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Clone virtual machine with Server 2008 R2 and Hyper-V?

I've recently just started working with Hyper-V, and so far it's quite nice. However, I've been running into problems with what seems like it should be the most basic of workflows. I've set up a ...
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Restore a windows 7 image to different PC's

We run an office full of laptops that are all different ages/configurations with lots of different hardware. Basically we want to upgrade every laptop to windows 7, the classic ghost deployment ...
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How do I prepare a Windows 7 image for cloning onto 200 unmanaged machines?

I'm deploying about 200 laptops at a school, with a custom Windows 7 image. The supplier can clone the disk of the 'source' machine onto all 200 target machines. This allows for the pre-installation ...
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Regular clone of Ubuntu Server for Parallels

What would be the best way to go about taking a regular copy/image/whatever of a live (Ubuntu LTS Hardy) server, so that I can run it as a local test and backup environment within Parallels. More ...
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Linux disk clone: tar vs special clone utility

My situation is as follows. I have installed Debian Lenny, including Apache, MySQL, etc., on a master machine. Now I would like to be able to perform the same installation over and over again. I can ...
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Windows XP environment that is reproducable

I want to set up a Windows XP environment that can be copied directly with the following properties: Same programs/settings installed on all of the instances Only things differing are necessary ...
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Clone a working Linux server

I need to clone a working linux server. We cannot shut down the working server. Is there any way I can get a clone and deploy it on another server?
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What's the easiest way to clone a production virtual machine for testing?

We're running Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008. I have a production environment VM for which I'm planning some major application upgrades. These upgrades are completely within the VM (not at the host ...
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Cloning old RHEL 4.3 on Dell Poweredge 2850 to PE2950 with SAS PERC6i

I have a Dell PowerEdge 2850 with a PERC 4 controller and SCSI drives. I need to clone that to a PE2950 with a PERC6i with SAS drives. I've used the DKMS package along with the latest driver on ...
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Cloning SharePoint (WSS 3.0) and Hyper-V

I have a VM with SharePoint (WSS 3.0) installed on it. What is the best way to clone the VM so that the cloned machine has a new SID etc? Running NewSid on the VM breaks SharePoint. Is it possible ...