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How to convert clonezilla backup image to virtual machine?

I have a 30gB tar.gz disk image of a physical debian machine, created by clonezilla - what's the easiest list of steps to follow to convert it to a virtual machine? Do i have to necessarily make .iso? ...
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Modify Clonezilla boot parameters on generated images/ISOs

I can take a Clonezilla-generated ISO and extract the contents, then manually edit the syslinux.cfg (and other .cfg's) to adjust the boot parameters after creating the ISO, then repackaging it up. ...
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Clone a CentOS VM on IBM x3650M2 server using Clonezilla

First off very thanks to everyone for this portal. What is am trying to do is to clone a CentOS virtual machine in VMware Workstation 10 to a physical hdd on an IBM System x3650 M2 (It's a 2U Rack ...
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Disk partition to Virtual Machine / OpenVZ container

I am relatively new to running virtual machines / OpenVZ containers so if I have miss understood something please let me know. I currently have Ubuntu 14.04.1 installed straight to a partition on my ...
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2 computers with same Previous ConfigMgr UUID

I have cloned a computer using CloneZilla and the two computers has the same "Previous ConfigMgr UUID" but all other UUIDs SIDs and so on are different. Will this be an issue with updates and talking ...
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Using Clonezilla Live USB to create an Image of W7 on a server

I would like to create a daily Image of my OS using a hardware encrypted Live USB containing Clonezilla. I know how to do that, what i don't know is how to setup a server (or rent one that comes ...
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How to restore clonezilla image having only ssh access and no free partition?

There might be possibly more than one right answer. Having little experience in the area, I'm asking about the best / most reasobable way to manage my tools and resources in this particular task. The ...
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DRBL without modifying the DHCP: Possible?

Following up this question I'd like to ask: I use the company's network, but I have no access to the DHCP. I'd like to set up a DRBL server to be able to (re-)install a Linux image any time I want ...
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Boot into operating system after clonezilla backup

I am working on an unattended clonezilla backup project. When the machine (re)boots, clonezilla is booted from USB (first boot device), the backup is being performed, and then the machine is shutdown ...
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Extend partition to fill empty space after imaging

We are using Clonezilla to make our computer images. Since we are deploying this image on many different hard drive sizes, we shrink the main partition to be lower than 80GB before we make the golden ...
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Prepare a disk to be imaged by Clonezilla for use on smaller disks?

A recurring problem we have is that the computers we use to build our master images on may have larger hard drives than some of the target systems' drives. Its well-known that Clonezilla won't put a ...
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Clonezilla SE Multicast Issues

This is my first go-around with Clonezilla SE. I have it on it's own, private, network where the server is also serving DHCP to the machines that join the network. Server: Dell Optiplex 790 (SFF) OS: ...
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Clonezilla is not able to clone a RAID 1 disk

I have a HP Server DL320 G5. There are two SATA hard disks configured as RAID 1 through HP embedded RAID controller. Server OS is running GNU/Linux (Fedora) Server booted up with clonezilla live CD. ...
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Clonezilla partitions restoring

I have to clone a linux drive to a smaller destination disk. By default Clonezilla will not let me do this. This is how things look like now: Source system: /dev/sda1 72G 10G 58G ...
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Offline identification of Windows version

I am trying to customize a Clonezilla Live iso to be able to conveniently take snapshots of different Windows installations (XP, Vista, Win7, Win8). Ideally I would like to boot the machine on a CD ...
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Generalize an image without using Sysprep?

Without using sysprep, is there another way to generalize an image for use with Clonezilla? I created a sysprep image and forgot to add a few things. So when I tried to redo it, I get the failed to ...
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Why is Clonezilla faster than dd?

On my SSD imaging (Source and Destination are 2 SSDs) I get 12GBpm using CloneZilla while with dd I get only 5GBpm. What makes Clonezilla so much faster than dd?
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Boot Clonezilla with XenServer VM

I'm currently trying to move a RHEL based server to Citrix XenServer (5.6) VM. My plan was to use Clonezilla LIVE CD, which i have had good suceess with to clone physical to physical before. So i ...
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Clonezilla and multiple Activation for Office 2010

We have a large desktop deployment (approximately 2000 PCs) coming and I'm in charge in structuring the best possible manner to have the PCs installed and staged before them out to multiple ...
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How to deploy same stack+configuration to multiple server?

Currently I have 2 VPSes, setup and configured almost exactly like this, with some other minor Nginx configurations. I did it all manually I want to get few other VPSes and deploy the exact same ...
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Image of configurations, processes, and so on [closed]

I have configured my local (Ubuntu) Server in which I have all my services with their own configurations and files, now I want to copy all that to another machine. What's the right method to do it? ...
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Clonezilla - restore to different partitiion size?

I am using PartedMagic on a liveCD, and specifically am using Clonezilla to mirror a partition so that it can be restored to another drive. However, the drive I am attempting to restore to is smaller ...
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Cloning bitmap free count err on proxmox drive

I have a small business server (custome build) that runs proxmox for virtualizing common office services (samba, AD, web server, etc). I use clonezilla for all my cloning purposes and have never ...
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Opensuse and Clonezilla: Cloned hard drive won't boot

Recently I used Clonezilla cloned one hard drive which I installed Opensuse 12.2, include all partitions. When I tried to restore it on another machine (with very similar hardware and same model of ...
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Multi port clonezilla server

I am doing cloning of multiple computers - all of which are different. Therefore I can't do multicast - bummer :( However I can put multiple ethernets into the "server" (more like desktop) so can ...
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Using clonezilla to move data to a smaller disk on vmware

I have a guest ubuntu server with a 500gb hd running on vmware esxi 5.0. I want to shrink the disk, my plan is to use clonezilla to move the files to a smaller disk, boot from that disk and then ...
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Clone a Red Hat RAID as part of a disaster recovery plan

I am looking for recommendations to clone a Red Hat mirrored raid to a single hard drive located in the same machine. The idea is if the servers hardware ever has an issue we have a similar hardware ...
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Migrating CentOS on a 2950 to 16 Core 64GB R900

So I have a CentOS webserver running on a 2950. I assumed for sure that it was 64 bit, but according to uname it seems to be i686: [root@www ~]# uname -a Linux www.xxxxx.com 2.6.18-92.1.10.el5PAE ...
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How to connect to WPA2 encrypted wireless-network when booted from CloneZilla Live-CD?

My intent is to perform a backup of my laptop's (Dell Vostro 3350) sda1 disk to my desktop. After some googling I decided to use CloneZilla for that purpose. I have an OpenSSH server installed and ...
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Restored Windows partition with Clonezilla won't boot

I don't know if this type of question belongs to ServerFault or SuperUser. If I mess with the source partition (eg. deleting and recreating a bigger partition) where the OS was originally installed, ...
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Successfully reduced LVM partition in CentOS, but other programs still see it as it's original size?

I'm trying to restore a clonezilla image of a server that had a total disk size of 1TB, however the server I need to restore to only has 400GB of space available. I figured by reducing the mounted ...
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How to setup WIndows 2008 as a NFS server for clonezilla

This sounded like an easy task to me, use clonezilla to image a laptop to a windows 2008 R2 NFS server. I got the clonezilla Live CD to boot on the Laptop. I got into the command line. I was able ...
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Clonezilla using dd on Fedora 16 LVM

I'm trying to do a disk to disk clone of a 500GB Fedora 16 installation using Clonezilla, but it keeps using dd to copy the root ext4 LVM, and is doing so very slowly (~375MB/minute, 24hrs total copy ...
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Using clonezilla - how long should it take?

So I've just setup a brand new box and thought it would be a good time to make an image with Clonezilla. The harddrive is 250GB with ~4GB used on the partition that I have chosen to backup, so I ...
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Clonezilla Freezes on PXE boot image restore

I'm just wondering if anybody hads ever hit this problem. I'm usng DRBL Clonezilla on Centos 6. When I go to image the lab it boots the os from the server via PXE boot and everything seems to be ...
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Alternative to PXE booting on a mid-2011 Mac Mini, possibly via USB?

Are there any decent ways to accomplish PXE booting on a mid-2011 Mac Mini (Core i5)? I need to be able to boot into CloneZilla over the network (as I want to image the Mac Mini's hard drive, and ...
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What's the best way to clone multiple PCs from one machine?

Where I work we have dozens and dozens of old ThinkPad laptops. A lot of these can be reused but not for our needs. They have been long since replaced. The higher-ups have decided to donate them to ...
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Image a Windows PC using Linux

I want to create a bootable USB disk (like Clonezilla) and create images which are saved as GHO/GHS I also want to restore images back to the PC and do the following tasks (if possible) Rename the ...
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Cloning a two partition HDD onto a smaller HDD and maintaining MBR

I have a hard disk(A) containing two partitions - A1 is a NTFS partition containing a windows OS, and A2 is an NTFS partition containing data. I want to copy both of these partitions onto a different, ...
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Clonezilla from Command Line

I wan to use Clonezilla to Copy an Entire Disk to another Server. As the Source Disk resides on a Server, I do not have Access to the server to use a Live-CD. I will therefore have to use the command ...
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Why do I get an error using unsquashfs with Clonezilla?

I am set forth on an adventure to recompile Clonezilla to add a proprietary driver. In any case, following the instructions here: unsquashfs ala Clonezilla In step 4, sudo unsquashfs ...
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Full Disk Imaging when machine is running

I am looking for a disk imaging solution that can run in background when my machine is up and running (e.g. via cron). I am using an Ubuntu machine. In the past I have used Clonezilla for periodic ...
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What is the best/easiest way to change the RAID configuration of a Windows Server and Restore it to its last working configuration with more space?

I have a Dell Server with 6 1TB Drives in it. Currently the drives are configured into two RAID groups: Existing Group 1: 2 x 1TB in RAID 1 (1TB Usable) C: Drive (Windows 2008 r2 Boot Partition ...
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Creating or exporting an image of an LVM filesystem that is portable.

There is an important machine in my department which must be backed up. It uses lvm2 to span its various partitions over two 80G PATA hard drives (lvm tools output: http://pastebin.com/Wh3h9PVz). I ...
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DRBL: Clonezilla won't start (the PXE boot menu command only makes some flicker)

I have a Ubuntu 11.04 (amd64) PC with DRBL server on it. I set it to provide Clonezilla in partition restore mode. Client PCs do boot in PXE and DRBL menu is shown but the Clonezilla menu item won't ...
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What are the implications of GPT when attempting image-based deployment for workstations?

I've got 13 machines with identical hardware that I need to deploy. The machines all have the new UEFI standard, which apparently forces GPT regardless of disk size. I've thus far been unsuccessful in ...
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Ubuntu Server 10.04 64 bit Clonezilla image shows grub menu at startup

I've successfully cloned an entire disk of one server using Clonezilla live. The only problem is after cloning, the grub menu displays on boot. Grub menu settings are carried over from the cloned ...
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CloneZilla PXE Boot Without NFS

I am trying to setup CloneZilla to be bootable via PXE without using NFS. I do not have NFS running on our PXE server and would like to keep it that way. However, most of the information that I have ...
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Clonezilla-SE with another DHCP Server in LAN

I want to install Clonezilla-Server(192.168.1.100) in a network that already have a DHCP Server (dd-wrt with dnsmasq - 192.168.1.1). I've installed Clonezilla-SE on ubuntu Server 10.10, once installed ...
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Ghost/Acronis/Clonezilla Live Image Creation (Without Rebooting)

I know Ghost and Clonezilla aren't able to build images of a system while the system is running(Without Rebooting). Haven't Checked on Acronis though, but i don't simpatize with private solutions. ...