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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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1answer
133 views

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 ...
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1answer
51 views

Sharing ENV variables between multiple linux servers

I need to be able to share ENV variables between multiple linux servers. These variables are used by my application. I'd like to keep these variables in sync between all servers. Application ...
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4answers
110 views

How do you write a Linux deployment documentation / plans?

I have few, relatively small, servers running Linux distros. Sometimes I need to re-install 1 or 2 of the "development" servers from scratch. Often I just forget to setup little things, eg. forwarding ...
2
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2answers
222 views

Linux system configuration management: versioning and deployment

I'm looking for the best way (for my purposes and situation) to version system configuration files and manage deployment (ownership and mode) between just two machines (live and backup, both should be ...
0
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1answer
312 views

Connection error while deploying a PHP application to Linode using Capistrano

I'm trying to deploy a PHP application onto a Linode server with Capistrano. I've installed Ruby and Capistrano, and configured my deploy.rb file (possibly incorrectly). However, when I run cap ...
0
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1answer
136 views

Deploying PHP code to Linode on Git push

We are using two Linodes to host our application: one for production and one for staging. I would like to set it up so that when code is pushed to the development branch of our Git repository, the ...
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2answers
264 views

To deploy Windows client unatteded via Linux server, how?

We have many sites world-widely, in which a Linux server (tftp, PXE, nfs, dhcp service, http enabled) is used to deploy Linux clients automatically unattended. Now we have a needs to deploy Windows 7 ...
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1answer
67 views

How do you automate enabling a service on a debian filesystem without booting into it?

I want to have a custom service that I've placed into /lib/systemd/system start at boot, but th eonly way I know how at the moment is to run systemctl enable myservice.service but I would like to ...
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158 views

Using Puppet to manage shell commands

For example lets attempt to let Puppet install the opengeo-suite. To do something like wget -qO- http://apt.opengeo.org/gpg.key | apt-key add - echo "deb http://apt.opengeo.org/suite/v3/ubuntu lucid ...
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1answer
112 views

Staging and live servers - config not mirrored exactly

I'm overhauling my (very basic) server setup and I've recently set up a staging server and am also upgrading my live server to a new server with better spec, failover sas drive etc. One thing ...
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2answers
675 views

Any script/tool for automated website deployments to production including minifying CSS/JS?

Currently I'm deploying my PHP website from staging to production using the following manual process: Minify CSS and JavaScript files using online YUI compressor tool. Move the original CSS and ...
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85 views

Deploying applications with dependencies

This is extremely basic (It's probable really obvious too), but it's so basic there is nothing on it. Do I treat a remote linux server like a treat my computer when testing? For instance, on my ...
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2answers
356 views

Deploying Rails 3 Application on GoDaddy Linux Dedicated Server

I currently have a Linux Dedicated Server hosted through godaddy. How would I go about deploying a rails 3 application on this server? I currently do not have rails installed on the server and I have ...
3
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4answers
335 views

How to easily administer 5-12 computers with ubuntu?

I've been asked to provide a small business with an infrastructure similar to what you would find in larger companies for a minimum price (i.e. my services and that's it, they do not wish to pay for ...
0
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1answer
75 views

software updates/deployment across a network of servers

Interested in getting opinions for a possible project. Got a master server, where apps are created/maintained. The system will have a process where the client network will consist of 400-500 client ...
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1answer
98 views

how to identify a customer by its network info? [closed]

I'm deploying a Linux device to multiple customers. A device executes an application that connects to my server. I need to uniquely identify a customer and map to its ID on server side. I cannot ...
1
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1answer
45 views

What's the best way to atomically add files to a web directory?

So I have a strange question, but I'm working on a script to deploy a PHP codebase and want to see if something like this is possible: I have a directory that Apache uses as a DocumentRoot: ...
1
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2answers
111 views

Permissions in a multiuser Linux environment

This question has been asked many times, but I haven't found a solution for this type of permission. I have a VPS with multiple websites in chroot, each one running with a unique user, without root ...
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3answers
899 views

How can I fix puppet refusing to start and asking for “master.pp”?

I'm using the very latest version of puppet and have been following the Apress "Pro Puppet" guide step by step. I have installed puppet sudo aptitude install ruby libshadow-ruby1.8 sudo aptitude ...
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1answer
503 views

Basic deployment questions: CherryPy on Ubuntu

I have a modest CherryPy / SQLite application under development. I would like to put it on a server in the cloud for client testing. Towards that end I've spun up a small Ubuntu instance at ...
2
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1answer
142 views

Tools helpful for setting up virtual test environment

I'm looking for something similar to vagrant, but working with KVM. I'd like to setup a couple of machines with packages I point at using a single command, but I don't really want to write the whole ...
2
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1answer
521 views

How can I re-install live production server with minimal downtime?

I need to reinstall Ubuntu Server running on VMWare VPS. The simplest way would certainly be to make a fresh install from mini ISO. But it's a production server and I can't afford an hour or more of ...
2
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2answers
1k views

Deploying Python web (Tornado) applications to multiple servers

We have 4 application servers and a load balance running one of our Python applications. Each of the application servers has 32 hyper-threaded cores, so Tornado deployment guides suggest we run 64 ...
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2answers
237 views

Best way to merge MySQL databases and Wordpress files in a cross-platform dev. environment

SETUP Development server (testing environment): Windows 7 with XAMPP, Visual SVN Server and Trac Live server (staging and live environments): Amazon EC2 with Ubuntu 10, Apache, PHP, MySQL and ...
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Why is Linux Package Management So Complicated? [closed]

On Windows, simple programs can often be installed by unzipping a zip file into an arbitrary directory. IMHO this is a great example of keeping things simple. For example, it allows installing ...
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5answers
731 views

Ubuntu Deployment Toolkit

We have been successfully and happily using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit to perform our Windows desktop installations. We also have an every-growing set of Ubuntu desktops that we would like to ...
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2answers
694 views

xen 4 on (hetzner) dedicated server freezes

I have a lot of trouble trying to host xen 4 on my dedicated server. I first tried centos, it had only xen 3, but everything went amazingly smooth - I had win xp up & running in few minutes. ...
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1answer
129 views

Run java jar file recursively

I have a deploy script that git pulls code from a repo. I'd like to minify the javascript (js) and css files in that deploy script using yuicompressor. In order to minify one js file you'd use ...
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6answers
2k views

What's the best practice of mass Linux system deployment?

If you are trying to install 500 Linux system through network installation at the same time, the bottleneck would be the NFS/HTTP/FTP or whatever server holds files you need for installation. IMO, ...
1
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1answer
178 views

Creating and deploying a Linux virtual appliance

I am interested in trying to package a software product consisting of a large linux software stack as a so-called "virtual appliance" to avoid a painful, painful installation procedure. My needs are ...
0
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2answers
270 views

Deploying a Django app

I want to put my Django site in /usr/local/django/mysite. Does it matter whether this directory is owned by root or as a lower-level user? I'm probably going to have developers push code changes to ...
2
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2answers
856 views

Automating MySQL configuration with kickstart

I've been testing deployment for a website with some virtual servers. I have most of my deployment steps done via kickstart file (package installation and user creation). However, for MySQL I have to: ...
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4answers
459 views

Config deployment on multiple servers

I have multiple servers in WEB cluster (identical configuration for all of them, despite the IP) How do you deploy changes in configs on multile servers? I make the new config, then create config ...
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4answers
4k views

Best way to deploy ubuntu onto 100s of laptops?

I'm deploying a few hundred laptops next year. I want them to be dual boot machines, and have the windows side of things worked out using sysprep. For the second OS I want to use Ubuntu, but am ...
3
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3answers
751 views

Are there good practices for distributing/deploying linux KVM images?

I have a web application which requires quite a lot of dependencies. I'm currently evaluating the use of kvm images to help our users installing this application on their servers. However we have ...
1
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3answers
177 views

Pre-built images deployed directly onto machines without Virtualization

I'm looking into a solution for our QA department that allows them to create a set of operating system images and deploy them to multiple machines from a central server without using virtualization. ...
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3answers
761 views

Development, Testing, Staging and Production model

I'm developing a run of the mill django powered website with a Postgres database. I develop locally and have 3 VPS servers for Testing, Staging and Production. Each VPS runs their own Linux / Apache ...
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3answers
119 views

VPN deployment on software appliances

I'm working on a software appliance based on linux platform. I want to have a secured way of reaching every installed appliance over the Internet for remote debugging and support. In order to traverse ...
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4answers
2k views

Deploy web app to staging - production with subversion

We are building a web app and are almost ready to start deployment to a production server. We are using Subversion for version control and I'm now wondering what the best way would be to deploy to ...
2
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2answers
138 views

Server market shares [closed]

here can I find somewhat reliable indications of server market shares, without having to fork out $$$$$ for IDC or Gartner reports? I have considered the W3 statistics, net applications etc, and ...
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consolidate CMS files in one place

We have a system where we use a bespoke CMS on one of our servers. This CMS is used by 30-40 clients. The majority of the files for each client CMS are the same (apart from a few folders)as each time ...
4
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2answers
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Which Linux distro should I use for Apache, mod_wsgi, Python, Django, PostgreSQL deployment?

Currently we are running CentOS for our production servers. Wer're deploying Django projects with Apache 2.2, mod_wsgi and PostgreSQL. We are in the process of making Python 2.5 the default version. ...
6
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8answers
3k views

Deployment and monitoring tools for java/tomcat/linux environment

I'm a developer for many years, but don't have tons of experience in ops, so apology if this is a newbe question. In my company we run a web service written in Java mainly based on a Tomcat web ...
3
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5answers
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Atomic copying of multiple directories

This question is regarding deployment of web applications. Intro (you can skip) I'm using django, and the way my hosting provider have set up their django support ends up causing the webapp to be ...
2
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5answers
487 views

What is an good way to deploy shared scripts in a Linux/Unix environment?

In our environment we have a variety of scripts that we use on 30+ servers. Currently, we copy the scripts onto each server when the OS is installed. However, this has the problem that changes to ...
9
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5answers
3k views

What dir should I deploy Rails apps into?

What would be a reasonable and logical directory into which to deploy my production Rails apps on a Linux system? Some candidates... /var/rails <= There's a /var/www so this would be consistent ...
5
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4answers
210 views

What issues do you need to check for deploying a java application on linux?

What issues should be specifically checked for when deploying a server application written in Java (without any specific platform dependencies) that was written and tested on Windows. Two that I know ...
2
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6answers
228 views

Upgrade server software without blackout period

Say I've got a web application running on a Linux VPS box. In order to apply kernel upgrades and some security fixes, I'll need to reboot the server. During this period, the server isn't reachable. ...
8
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8answers
950 views

automated installs vs. drive imaging

What are the pros and cons of deploying via automated installs vs. drive imaging? For Windows I know there are issues around SID generation when cloning drives. Are there any similar issues for ...