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

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From vSphere 5.5 - Deploying Centos 7 from template ignores customizations

I've been having troubles when deploying CentOS7 from template in that the customizations do not take effect. For the VM OS setting - I have selected RHEL7 as the OS rather than CentOS (previously ...
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Ansible, Chef, Puppet or ____ : Which has the strongest Windows support and smallest init footprint

We do mostly (but not exclusively) win servers. Preferably, we can start the OS and do little or nothing to it to make it ready to receive commands (we know we may need to create a base image with ...
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Deploying and Managing Windows in a Lab Environment [duplicate]

With a set of resources that will be re-imaged over and over again in a lab environment: What licensing scheme (if any) will allow us to re-image a set of windows machines in an automated fashion ...
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WDS after installation of Windows 7 64bit, not bootable device found

When I install Windows 7 (64bit) Enterprise over WDS, it successfully goes through the installation but then when it actually tries to boot from the hard drive where it installed windows, it doesn't ...
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Web Deploy giving 404, handler missing?

On a brand new install of Server 2012 R2, I want to set up Web Deploy in IIS for one click publishing from the development machine. So I enabled the web management service and installed Web Deploy ...
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Deploying distributed apps with Puppet - advice?

I'm looking into migrating our deployment process over to using Puppet. I'm starting by deploying the third-party apps we use for the system, which include Solr Cloud orchestrated by a Zookeeper ...
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Software deployed using WMIC requires restart before launching

I have an MSI I'm attempting to deploy via WMIC. The MSI install completes without error but I cannot launch the installed application until I reboot the PC. If I try it pops up momentarily then ...
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Apache not serving my python app

So here's my apache config: LoadModule wsgi_module /usr/lib/apache2/modules/mod_wsgi.so <VirtualHost *:80> ServerAdmin marijus.merkevicius@gmail.com ServerName 31.220.49.197 ...
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Docker container for on-demand deployment of other Docker containers

I have read the "Getting Started" introduction on Docker's website, but I still have one question I could not find an answer to: Is it possible to set up a Docker container which can create other ...
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Unable to perform an unattended domain join using WDS and an answer file on Windows 8.1

I've already looked through the other questions related to this and none of them were able to help me. I've already spent several days on this damned unattended process and, miraculously, I was able ...
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SCCM 2012 R2 Application install argument string too long

I have a .msi file to install a piece of client software that has a lot of arguments behind it. I discovered that SCCM 2012 R2 has a limit to the length of of how long the "installation program" ...
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%systemroot%\system32\GroupPolicy gone

DC Win2012, Client XP I have a couple of problems getting GPOs applied - well, they show up as getting applied (gpresult) but the software i tried to deploy didnt got deployed. I enabled ...
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What are the default accessible resources for a webapp in Tomcat?

When a deploy a web application in Tomcat by default all directories I create under %TOMCAT_HOME%/webapps/mywebapp/ are accessible, i.e. files contained in the directories can be served. Except ...
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How can I test my Microsoft Deployment Server custom settings?

I am deploying Windows 7 using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit on a Windows Server 2012. Is it possible to test my settings, particularly in regards to the CustomSettings.ini file without committing ...
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Why deployment sh script don't fails on failed nginx reloading?

I have sh script that restart nginx like the following: #!/bin/sh -e set -e error_exit() { d=$(date '+%D %T :: ') echo "$d Error: $*" >&2 exit 1 } if ! sudo service nginx ...
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I cannot add WIFI drivers to Microsft Deployment Toolkit

I am using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit on Windows Server 2012 to create a deployment image for Windows 7 Home Premium (64 Bit). I have successfully been able to import most drivers for my Asus K55A ...
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Packaging a virtualenv

I'd like to package a Python virtualenv with fpm, so that I can deploy it to my servers. I want to setup the virtualenv somewhere in my home directory without having to use root permissions, but ...
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Java 8 Update 25 Install Via GPO Not Working

I am trying to set up our Active Directory DC to automatically install Java 8 Update 25 (jre1.8.0_25.msi) using Group Policy. When attempting to add the jre1.8.0_25.msi package in the GPO at Computer ...
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Does AWS Elastic Beanstalk Swap Environment Url swaps environments for git push?

I have read the docs for zero downtime on aws but cant seem to understand what happens in this scenario? I have a environment running in production called 'red' I duplicate the environment as 'blue' ...
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Rails app deploy on openshift

I'm trying to deploy Rails application no openshift (rails-2.0 + postrgesql). I think automatic deploy on git push didn't execute rake task db:setup and db:migrate, because I see ...
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is it better to use several small machines or fewer big ones to deploy a stack? [closed]

Is it better to split the different components of a stack over several smaller machines or get 1 or 2 bigger machines and put several components on a same machine? My thought is that if I start with ...
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How to check nginx config but without copying of new config file into nginx directory?

I have deployment script that copies include new nginx config file. I need to check nginx config by using nginx -t before deploying new application version. Is it possible to check nginx config of ...
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Issues with setting “Make Reader the default PDF viewer” with Adobe Reader XI

I do a silent deployment of Adobe Reader XI and the setup doesn't set Adobe Reader as default PDF Reader. I can set the default Reader manually but it has to be done automatically. I tried: ...
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cloud-init script with args (parametrized)

Long Story I'm preparing cloud-init scripts for instaling monitoring software agent (disclaimer: I'm one of the founders of MonitOwl). The agent software collect information (like memory or network ...
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What permission should my files/folders in Laravel framework have for git deploy?

I have CentOS 7 VPS server, where I want have my own website. I have for example website in /var/www/shop. This website use Laravel framework , the apache configuration for this is <VirtualHost ...
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Error in Office 2010 when deploying as part of .wim?

We're deploying Windows onto PCs with a very simple VM image setup, capture, and deploy using WinPE and imagex to create a single .wim with no network dependencies or capabilities involved in the ...
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Geronimo, best practices web app folder location

context: I'm taking over an existing app with nobody to give me clues about what have been done and why. On the Geronimo server (version 2.2) there is no var/www or default folder and the applications ...
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How to redirect users to another site, except for whitelisted IP Addresses, during deployments/testing?

I have a Rails 4 app on a single Apache server on a Centos 6 box. At the moment I am doing manual deployments, which is working well and only take a few minutes. I have no issue with this. Trying to ...
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Using sudo in a Git hook to set permissions after deploy

I run a few sites on Ubuntu and I'm setting up a new deploy worflow as follows (the example uses the staging environment): On my dev machine, I do git push staging which pushes to a bare repository ...
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EC2 autoscalling and code deployments

I'm just starting with EC2 load balancer and trying to implement autos-calling and fault-tolerance. The database is hosted in RDS, sessions are shared, files are shared using S3. I can't seem to ...
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Update server on commit bitbucket

I am trying to make an automated deployment so that when ever i commit to my "live" branch then bitbucket will automaticly update my server with the latest changes. Right now i am using a CentOs 6.0 ...
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atomic deployments with Nginx and PHP FPM

I'm trying to get atomic deployments, I don't want to lose/drop any requests. I deploy the code using Capistrano, classic situation were you have a 'current' dir that is a symlink to the latest ...
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Is it necessary to use Nginx when deploy a Rails API ONLY app?

Currently I've already read a lot tutorials teaching about Rails App deployment, almost every one of them use Nginx or other alternatives like Apache to serve static pages. Also in this QA Why do we ...
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Subdomain setup in IIS 8.0

I have uploaded my asp.net 2.0 application on a VPS through Remote Desktop. Currently I have added it in IIS as an application in default website & I use www.example.com/myapp to access it through ...
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Can't connect to MSDeploy service from Visual Studio 2013

The Situation I have a hosted server that has our development webserver on it. I have installed the Web Management Service (via Web Platform Installer) and have setup an IIS Management user, setup ...
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How to get remote server facts on ansible

I have playbook where i setup web-servers. And in this playbook i want to know local-network ip address of db server. All this servers i have in inventory file. How i can do it? I tried to use ...
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Installing MongoDb on EC2

I'm trying to deploy a Rails 3.2.3 with MondoDb app to EC2. I've chosen t2.micro instance. However, I found out that to use MonboDb I have to use at least m1.large - ...
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Node.js hotswap deployment

I'm trying to deploy my MEANjs application into production... So far I've use jenkins, git,rsync, etc. to copy the project to the remote server. and in the final step I just have to call stop ...
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Can I upgrade an program via group policy if it was initially installed manualy?

We have a program which was installed manually on workstations when they were initially setup. We now need to upgrade this software and I wish to do it via group policy. I have created an MST using ...
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executing RSYNC command in jenkins

Hello everyone so I'm trying to deploy my code to a remote server.. so far I've tried with Publish over SSH Plugin : But the problem is that Im unable to keep the files permissions Rsync command ...
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One click deployment on a VPS for a backbonejs + nodejs application

I have a application built on top of nodejs, backbonejs, requirejs, expressjs, mongodb etc. I have deployed the application on a cloud VPS running on CENT OS. Every time a client asks me to make a ...
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Removing programs for specific computers [closed]

i am currently working for a company as an intern. i have been given the task to remove Java on specific computers that have already installed the program manually. this means that there's no GPO ...
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`rake db:migrate RAILS_ENV=production` gives error

When I run the command: rake db:migrate RAILS_ENV=production I get the following error: rake aborted! PG::ConnectionBad: could not connect to server: Connection refused Is the server running ...
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Capistrano 2 update_code task not using sudo

I'm using Capistrano 2(.15.4) to deploy rails applications (i know, trying to get to 3 but not quite there yet). We have a new server environment being set up, with IT preferring access through our ...
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How to mass install/register software licences on windows systems?

Say I have 100 new laptops that come pre-installed with windows 8.1, antivirus and microsoft office. I purchase 100 licence keys for both antivirus and office. Is there a way to automate the licence ...
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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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Msi install: correct file path adding a file with a transform

I have Firefox msi created by FrontMotion. I want to add a custom file and followed this guide using insted for creating the mst transform. I didn't want to mess up the directory table so I decided to ...
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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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RPM change package name, without changing extracted directory

I've started creating RPMs of software that I use, to allow me to be able to deploy it configured exactly how I want. However I can't figure out how to rename the package without also renaming the ...
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Init script to run overlapping servers at service restart

How can I create a init script that starts (and tracks) the new process before the old is completely terminated at restart? I am developing a node.js service that needs to be able to restart ...