Deployment is the process or collection activities that make a system available for use.

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Advice for an EC2 Architecture and Deployment Strategy [closed]

My company is currently migrating several websites and PHP web applications (standard LAMP stack) from three in-house servers to Amazon EC2. Because we had only three servers, we clustered several ...
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SCCM 2012 R2 and Client Certificates for HTTPS

We have a SCCM 2012 R2 site with a Management Point and a Distribution Point, all of which are using HTTPS with certificates issued by our Enterprise CA. We want to do OS Deployments (PXE for bare ...
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For multiple servers, managing configurations and dependencies [duplicate]

So I have a number of servers, each could be running any number of systems (Apache, Django, Drupal, mySQL, Mongo, various scripts, etc) under different environments (a production flow vs a development ...
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Fastest way to mirror directory over network

I am looking to speed up my deployment process, currently I have a single staging server, and a web-farm in production. I currently use robocopy to mirror each web-farm server from the staging ...
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Where can I learn about managing a robust deployment process between dev and prod environments? [closed]

I am currently editing my Python code (Flask Web Server) on my live production server. I'm just getting a website started and understand this is not a viable long-term solution. I understand that ...
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MDT 2013 deployment fails for certain laptops

I am trying to use MDT 2013 to create an ISO image that I can burn to a CD to install Windows 7 along with numerous other software/configuration at one time. I have successfully made the packaged ISO ...
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How to use terraform.io to change the image of a stateful server without downtime or data loss?

Say I have application servers, database servers, and a few dns-round-robin load balancers. All this powered by images created with Packer with deployment managed with Terraform. How do I change the ...
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Using Java DRS with JNLP files

I am working on creating a DRS (http://docs.oracle.com/javase/7/docs/technotes/guides/jweb/security/deployment_rules.html) for a corporate environment. Currently the organization is using JRE6U26, ...
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MDT 2013 - Client not picking up new Unattend.xml settings

I'm deploying a new image via MDT 2013. I created a new Task Sequence using an existing image and tested it on a VM. I ended up getting the "Unattend.xml Error - Could not parse or process for pass ...
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SSH connection gets dropped when attempting to deploy site using rocketeer

I'm trying to deploy a Laravel site to a development server (cPanel based) using Rocketeer. I am having a problem maintaining the SSH connection, and the server is dropping the connection after ...
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Strategies for deploying web apps?

Problem: I've developed a web app, which is basically dedicated and single-user. I'm running it on my own bare-metal server. I'd like to get more users, but I'm not really interested in hosting these ...
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Moving from WDS to MDT + WDS - Prestaged Computer Name

We previously used just WDS to deploy our images. WDS was setup to request approval for new machines. We used the "Name and Approve" option to name the machines as we added them. If it was ...
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Apply AMI to EC2 reserved instance

Is there a quick (or any) way to restore an existing EC2 reserved instance back to a base state. ie. Apply an AMI to it and overwrite the existing system? I'd have thought this would be quite an easy ...
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How do I manage multiple application instance setup/teardown via URL?

We have a heavily developed web application, with a pretty sizable team, and a lot of things going on in many branches at the same time. For our approval process, after we've done our own continuous ...
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MDT Injecting Drivers still does not bring up network in PE

Laptop: HP HDX X16T-1200 CTO Drivers: Taken from the HP Site and extracted. Imported in to MDT 2013. When I launch the Lite Touch it pops up an image saying it can not find the ImageDeploymentShare ...
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MDT and Powershell

I've checked the path names and they are correct. I've tried editing the permissions and they seem fine. What else should I try? EDIT: I also tried this way: ...
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Alternatives to DriverPacks for Windows system deployment images?

I managed to prepare a Windows 7 Professional image with sysprep for deployment to a wide variety of hardware, and so far it works fairly well. It currently installs drivers upon first boot after ...
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Windows Deployment Services Fails After Reboot [RPC Related]

I have installed the Windows Deployment Service as a role on our main Domain Controller, which also has the File Services and DHCP Roles installed on it. During a routine maintenance update for ...
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When to run SYSPREP [duplicate]

I am attempting to set up a computer using an answer file created by the WAIK and resetting the settings with SYSPREP and had a quick question. We are wanting to use Norton GHOST for our deployments. ...
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options for deploying application

I've created a simple web application, a self-contained tool with a user system. I host it publicly for everyone to use, but I've gotten some requests to allow companies to host the entire ...
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LiteTouch WinPE x64 file shows up as x86 Architecture

recently at my new job I have been setting up a deployment server to decrease the time we spend imaging our machines. After installing WDS and getting everything else online, I noticed when I go to ...
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Disable Bing search entirely from IE when using sysprep

I'm creating a Windows Server 2012 R2 image for our product (an all-in-one appliance installed on server hardware) and I am having incredible trouble with getting Bing removed from Internet Explorer. ...
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How to access original files from before a symlink gets updated, which have since been moved to another dir

We have a website and our deployment process goes somewhat like the following (with lots of irrelevant steps excluded) echo "Remove previous, if it exists, we don't need that anymore" rm -rf ...
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SCCM 2012 R2: OSD not working on physical computers

I have a OSD task Sequence in Configuration Manager that works fine when executed on a VM. However, when I try to execute it on a physical computer (both tested on desktop and laptop), it doesn't ...
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Remote Debugging and deployment of a Project Built Locally

We work on our projects locally, and deploy them on remote servers for testing. This is currently done via git commits/push/pulls. But the problem here is that most of the commit contain errors and/or ...
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Java Deployment with automatic updates (without user confirmation)

Here in our company our users use 1 Java application which is updated every monday and always needs the latest java update. We install Java on Clients through SCCM 2012 R2. I already know how to do ...
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How to deploy django with uWsgi and nginx on CentOS

My version of Django is 1.6.3 I downloaded uwsgi-2.0.4. Someone says installing uwsgi with command make while someone use python setup.py build. What exactly is the difference? I saw a tutorial that ...
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fabric for “tree” like deployments

i am trying to get my head around fabric. we have different machines: +--+ b2b (+config) +------+ api --+ | +--+ b2c ...
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Install applications in .wim offline

We're just switching our images over from good old ghost .GHO's to .WIM format. One of the reasons is that we have heard that software updates could be modified/installed in .WIM's offline. For ...
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MDT Domain Deployment Security

I have the following under RULES for under the properties window for deployment: JoinDomain=MYDOMAIN DomainAdmin=MYID DomainAdminDomain=MYDOMAIN DomainAdminPassword=MYPW Is it safe to add the main ...
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Display add user screen in Windows Server OOBE

I am currently making system images for deployment to our production hardware. I am creating both 32-bit Windows Standard 8 Embedded and 64-bit Windows Server 2012 images. What I am trying to do is ...
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Why is a reference computer used in Microsoft Deployment Toolkit?

I'm having trouble getting my head around using MDT. All guides say that I should first deploy windows to a reference computer, then capture that image and deploy it to the target computers. Why can't ...
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How can I create a VPN connection inside windows image?

Just like we can add driver packages to a windows image file can one add a vpn connection preferably thru Add-VpnConnection inside a .wim file ?
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How do I further verify the data integrity of a .wim deployment? [closed]

Note: First and foremost, I'm about to explain a very "rigged" version of our imaging practices. I have a separate question up regarding imaging best practices. Problem: As of right now, our ...
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Is it possible to update third party software using Microsoft Windows Server Update Services

I am investigating Windows Server Update Service (WSUS) and the list of software to update looks pretty fixed. Is it possible to add in third party software to the list? If not, what are the ...
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Microsoft Deployment Toolkit: Missing install.wim for windows 8.1

I'm trying to setup a windows 8.1 deployment using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2013 but I'm having trouble importing the operating system files. The sources directory in the Windows 8.1 installation ...
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Caching (memcache/redis) and multiple servers - best strategy

We're considering best strategy for using cache (memcache or redis based) in our application (Symfony2). It will be deployed on multiple (so far 3) separate machines with load balancing and separate ...
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coresphere console bundle - deployment sf2 - error

I am trying to deploy an application symfony2 online (at OVH). Situation I installed my bundles. I set rights to 777 on cache and logs. I used umask (001) in app.php, app_dev.php and console. I ...
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How to initialize known_hosts/authorized_keys/public/private key pairs with ansible

I am using ansible to configure and deploy my app on several machines. The only problem I have now is that I am not sure how to properly initialize/automate the very first connection to this machines? ...
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Seeking alternative to storing binaries in git for devops

I'm not sure how to ask this best practices question since I know many StackExchange users evidently think best practices are a bad thing ... We've got Salt and Vagrant configured to stand up servers ...
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Is it ok to just copy necessary dll files to a server instead of installing dependencies?

I deployed ASP NET MVC 3 application on server (win2008/iis7.5). Somehow i desided not to install MVC 3 package and devexpress( necessary for app). Instead I have just copied dlls of mvc and ...
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Choosing the post-build server based on variable value

I have two server as a target machines: dev and production. They're both connected to the Jenkins by "Publish over SSH" plugin. And now I want to choose which one is being used for a target. But in ...
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two identical machines act differently during OSD

I use System Configuration Manager 2012, SP1 to PXE -> Windows PE -> OSD Several computers I got a Lenovo T520 in the door yesterday and wanted to OSD it but in the task sequence step, I couldn't ...
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Setting date format in unattended Windows deployment

Our organization would like to use the ISO date format (known in Windows as yyyy-MM-dd). I've configured this in our image. When I deploy the image, it replaces the date format with the default ...
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Deploying software on active directory [closed]

I am not sure if this is the right place to post this question but I figured since some users here are familiar with Windows Servers and Active Directories, that I might to get some information about ...
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SOA architecture requires 99.9% availability -> 9hrs max downtime -> physical architecture mapping?

External architects have designed an architecture for a Service-Oriented Architecture environment. They fixed the availability to be 99.9%, equivalent to max 9 hrs downtime [per year]. Where can I ...
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Advantages and disadvantages of deploying a client's application to my own Heroku/S3 account [closed]

Note: This is not a technical question. I hope it's appropiate to ask here Well, I developed an application for a client to manage his business. Only workers will be able to login, however they want ...
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Java Deployment Ruleset.xml Not Working

An recent upgrade of our time card system forced us to upgrade all our workstations to Java 7u51 (we were on 6u45). We have another Java-based application which is critical to our business that is now ...
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Windows Server 2008R2 WDS using MDT added applications but they arent installing

Not important information: I've a MDT server 2010 setup on a Windows 2008 R2 server I've configured DHCP for PXE and its working fine I've a custom Scheduled task configured to set my keyboard, ...
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Deployment and configuration of complex python application scheme

Challenge Our fresh application uses several services: custom build postgresql, redis, celery, rabbitmq, haproxy, nginx, uwsgi, about 4 our internal processes (mostly python), AngularJS ...