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

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Easy Deployment Split Tunnel VPN Connection

I was wondering if anybody could offer some insight as to how I can mass deploy VPN connection settings that support split tunneling. It has to work on both Mac and Windows systems though if a script ...
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User Group Policy in Server 2008 to set Default Profile settings

I have computers to deploy and want to apply changes to the default user policy on these PCs automatically. What's the best way to do this? Our current procedure is: Create the computer account in ...
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Automatic deployment of static content to apache

I've got 8 apaches serving the same static content in different datacentres. Basically until now they were two and it was easy synchronizing them manually. However, they are now 8 and I would like to ...
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How to create a desktop clone for different PC's

I would like to create a golden windows 7 image for PC's that have different graphics cards, network cards etc, whats the simplest way to do this so the OS will detect and install the correct one. ...
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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 ...
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Restart individual application in apache+passenger on ubuntu server

I have multiple ruby on rails applications on the server(Apache + passenger ) using RailsbaseURI. When new applications are deployed, apache is configured to reload which reads the new configuration ...
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deploy ssh key from master to minion via salt pillars

I have two ssh keys that I'm trying to deploy to one of my minions.But I cant seem to get it to deploy.It errors out....Here is the init.sls in pillars.... /xxx/yyy/zzz/id_rsa: file.managed: - ...
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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 ...
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Security has requested to process its policy settings again. Error

I am receiving the following error with a yellow exclamation mark in the group policy results wizard when deploying software using a GPO. Security has requested to process its policy settings ...
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How to best deploy applications using git hooks, without having git repository on target server?

Sometimes code history is an asset that needs to be separately paid for. In these cases I'd like to still deploy with git hooks, without having the repository on customer's server. This deployment ...
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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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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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Capistrano authentication to server fails but ssh for deploy user works

I've been working with capistrano for about a year deploying an app and everything went fine, until a couple of days ago when I got this ** [server_name :: out] fatal: Authentication failed after ...
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How to troubleshoot Application install during SCCM 2012 OS deployment?

When installing an Application (as opposed to a Package/Program) during an OS deployment task sequence the only thing that seems to get written to the smsts.log if an install fails is that the ...
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Opsworks Custom Layer deployment

I am trying to use a custom layer in AWS Opsworks to add a nginx webserver. I have successfully created the layer, I added my app via GIT (no password on repo), but when I deploy the command is ...
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Should I keep my deployment settings in a separate repository?

I'm learning Salt Stack to deploy my Python application to various stages of production on AWS. Right now I have all my source code and salt states in one big repository. Are there any practical or ...
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What happens to requests to IIS when I change Application Physical Directory

I'm aiming for a zero-downtime deployment of our ASP.NET 4.0 web application and the Internets say that the kosher way of doing this is as follows: Copy new files over to ...
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Best method to clone a Windows server?

I have a Windows Server 2012 production server I am running with RDS set up. I want to copy everything I have done to set up this RDS server (user profiles, files, settings, etc) and make a second ...
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SSL apache2 settings no pointing to rails4 app

My apache config /etc/apache2/apache2.conf is: <VirtualHost *:443> ServerName www.bollymovi.es DocumentRoot /home/fizzy/bollyflix/production/current/public SSLEngine on SSLCertificateFile ...
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how to deploy windows azure ServiceDefinition.csdef file

I have a static website that I'm hosting on an azure web site. I have the need to run an elevated startup task and I believe the way to do this is via a ServiceDefinition.csdef file. The problem is, ...
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Deploying Files with an Application in SCCM 2012

We have created an application deployment using SCCM 2012 for Ultra VNC. however we also want to deploy the settings file. We have created a package for this that when run deploys the settings file ...
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OS Deployment via PXE - Preparing and Using Images in Many Small Environments (MSP)

I've got a project going on which I'm running into a bit of a roadblock on. I'm interested in learning if there is a better alternative to what my MSP does for OS deployment, currently. Most of our ...
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MDT Image Hierarchy

Just a quick question, I couldn't find this out by looking around and have not had the time to run a test myself: Is it possible to create image hierarchies in MDT? Take this example where we have ...
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How to manage credentials on multiserver environment

I have a some software that uses its own encrypted file for password storage ( such as ftp, web and other passwords to login to external systems, there is no way to use certificates ). On each server ...
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Tomcat - deployed .war file does not show

I'm running a TomCat 7.0.11 everything worked fine, till I deployed a new .war file. Using the manager the only message I get is OK but after refreshing the List of Applications no App ...
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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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Difference between a VMWare vSwitch and a Cisco Nexus 1000 switch

I keep hearing colleagues talking about how VMWare's vSwitch and Cisco Nexus 1k switches are analogous. Can someone tell me how they are similar? And which is better among the two for a data center ...
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OS deployment: WIM image vs Windows Backup and Restore

As someone not very experienced with Windows imaging and with a looming task of deploying OS to at least 2 batches of laptops/PCs, I wonder if an experienced system admin can advise me on which one is ...
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Run/Execute permissions of script in Tomcat WAR file

I have a script inside the WEB-INF folder that the Java runs. When I deploy the WAR, there are no execute permissions (644 instead of 755). How do I set the permissions of files inside the WAR?
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Retrieving Files Deleted by Web Deploy

I just deployed an ASP.NET MVC application to IIS 7 running on Win 7 Professional. I wanted to make sure some old files got deleted with the update, so I unchecked "Leave extra files on destination ...
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Typo3 Development-System, Deployment and Live-System

I have a Ubuntu webserver (root access) with TYPO3 6.0.4. In the future, this server is used as public available live server. So far, so the development was on the live system no big problem. But the ...
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One WDS server, multiple subnets

Goal: Be able to deploy Windows through WDS to different subnets (in different geographic locations) using only one WDS server located within the 'main' subnet (where I am). Info: Each subnet is a ...
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Hudson kills the process at end of the shell script

Im configuring Hudson to automate deployment process. In shell script I start the server using different user and Im able to see the logs which says server is successfully started and able to access ...
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Starting a forever process in a Jenkins build step?

I'm running a shell command at the end of a Jenkins deployment to restart a forever script: npm install && forever stop app.js && forever start -a -l /var/log/forever.log app.js ...
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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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How do I restart a process someone else is using

I'm pretty new to ops so please don't mind if use the incorrect terms. I have a program that runs on another box. I need to restart the program after I deploy code to it, via capistrano. I tried ...
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What is the most automated way to deploy a new server being managed by Chef?

We use knife-vsphere to deploy and configure new chef-managed servers in our virtual environments, but don't have any one-step solution for physical servers. Currently the process involves imaging a ...
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Installing software as an Update

My company uses SCCM 2007 and Windows 7. I have a rather complicated application deployment that I need to do. To make a long story short, I have to automatically install this while no users are ...
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Rails: Multiple application deployment strategy

At my company, we currently have one main project which is a big monolithic Rails app. Deployment is easy, we have a couple of frontend servers (setup with Puppet) which Capistrano deploys into ...
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Deploying c# application

I have a c# winform application that may well be deployed too 2.5k machines. What is the best way to deploy such an application (avoiding installing by hand on each machine) Thanks, ayd
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Sysprep and unattend.xml: remove local user account on windows 7

We are deploying Windows 7 using WDS. We want to remove the local user account which was created during setup. We don't need this account since the machines join a domain and a domain user account is ...
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How can we restart a Tomcat 7 instance without redeploying war files?

Scenario: Bad logging configuration internal to war file. No Manager app in the instance. Is there a JVM property or something we can set that will cause Tomcat to NOT redeploy on restart? That way ...
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Connecting to Microsoft VPN during MDT deployment

So I've finally got the deployment almost perfect. I just can't for the life of me figure out how to get it to connect automatically to a VPN using Microsofts Connections. I tried just adding a custom ...
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Set MAK and activate Office 2010 when deploying a syspreped image

I am deploying Windows 7 using Windows Deployment Services (WDS) on Server 2008 R2. On the image I have Office 2010 already installed. I don't use Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) but Windows ...
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How to mark every deploy in munin?

Anyone knows if it's possible to mark every deploy with a red vertical line in munin graphs? It will be great to debug possible performance holes in the code. Thanks in advance!
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Deploying files to a remote server: what's like rsync with extra options? [closed]

Devops question from a web developer alert :) I want to copy all locally modified files over to a remote server. Now I know I can use rsync, something like: rsync -cavzu / ...
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How to setup NT Challenge on Windows 2008 R2

I want to setup NT Challenge for a web application. I have read a lot of articles but still not clear how can I setup it on windows server R2. Could anyone please point me settings/Configurations to ...
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WDS prompt for password

Issue: I setup a new WDS server. Earlier with my old server, whenever a client pressed F12 to connect to the WDS, it would prompt them to select 'Windows Deployment Server' or 'Hard disk drive' and ...
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Should I use system user account as opposed to normal user account for deploying the code in App server?

I have a Tornado app-server running behind an Nginx web-server. The app server contains python scripts for tasks like processing client requests, database call, running business logic, etc. Of ...
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how can I create a server template to spawn new servers?

I have a couple of LAMP servers (on a VMware ESXi host) for projects built on top of the CodeIgniter PHP framework. To mimic the original dev server installation I set up those 2nd and 3rd servers by ...