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

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Deploying a rails app to 1&1 Virtual Server L Windows first steps

Evening all, I have a rails app that I need to deploy to a 1&1 Virtual Server L Windows. My setup uses a MYSQL db, rails 3.2, ruby 1.9 and was built on a mac. I have read numerous accounts of ...
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Deploying Windows 7 with MDT over a WiFi connection?

I've been using MDT for a while to deploy my Win7 desktops, mostly using WDS and boot-from-LAN. The problem I have now is that the company recently took it upon itself to purchase laptops without ...
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Deploy to JBoss 7 using Hudson Deploy plugin

I have 2 machines where one of them contains the Hudson CI and other JBoss 7 AS. In Hudson, I have installed "Deploy Plugin", created new job and filled required JBoss manager user connection fields. ...
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How to deploy web pages on EC2 when new instances are getting created dynamically?

We've got a site where the pages need to get updated every once in a while. The site has approximately 8 EC2 instances running at any moment, but occasionally it gets much larger. We use a load ...
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I want to deploy my php based web application with apache-ant. How can I do that?

I googled it. But unfortunately did not get the specific answer. I am a fan of command line and typing. So now, I want to deploy my php based web application with apache-ant. How can I do that? Also I ...
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How to organize deployment process in Chef-controlled environment?

I have a web Linux-based infrastructure which consists of 15 virtual machines and over 50 various services. It is fully controlled by Chef. Most of the services are developed internally. Basically ...
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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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Is it possible to use preseed/url with authentication?

We are using a preseed.cfg via preseed/url to automate system deployment/configuration. The preseed files are kept in source control (Subversion). This makes them readily available via HTTP, with ...
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Is there public proxy that allows edit its hosts file?

I my deployment enviroment I use local Hosts file to change domains destination to another server I use for development. It works nice and it's easy to setup. But as always there is a catch. If our ...
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WDS Creating answer file for boot.wim

I'm trying to get the final step of an unattend install working. I have 2 images: boot.wim install.wim I've added drivers to both, and the reference install wim works fine with included programs ...
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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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GPG verifying git tags in a deployment script

We would like our deployment process to pull directly from our git repository, but only activate new changes if they are signed (via git tag -s) with a GPG signature. I've found very few examples out ...
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Ubuntu server 12.04 doesn't load after installation

I installed Ubuntu server from USB stick, installation went fine, but when i'm trying to boot it nothing happens, no error messages, no blinking cursor, monitor just reports "no signal". The weird ...
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How can I get Pinax's OpenID to work with NAT?

I have a Pinax gunicorn deployment behind a NAT, where the outward-facing Apache server does a ReverseProxy to the gunicorn server. Overall it works well but when I try to log in with OpenID I get an ...
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Deploy Hadoop to Openstack

I'd like to deploy Hadoop to Openstack cloud. Is there any automatic way to do that? Anyone tried to do that? I'm looking for some devops like juju. I've never used juju and right now I'm going ...
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Windows 7 Volume Deployment with OEM Licences [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing issue? We have just ordered 80 Dell computers. We have chosen Windows 7 Professional on each of them (I assume this is an OEM ...
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Database scale considerations [closed]

I've completed an application and have been researching hosting environments for it's deployment. The application is fairly heavy on queries, most pages of my application have several queries with ...
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nconf deployment.ini configuration for a basic Nagios server on CentOS 6.2

I have set up nconf and Nagios but I cannot figure out how to configure deployment.ini to properly deploy the generated configuration to /usr/local/nagios/etc. Here are the directory listings of ...
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How should a small team using multiple OS's deploy over github?

We have a small development team that have recently moved to using github to host our projects. The team consists of three developers, 2 on Windows and 1 on Mac. I am currently researching the best ...
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Deploying Office 2010 with MDT 2012 - Multiple Customisaton Files?

I'm in the process of setting up a deployment share for Windows 7 and Office 2010 Pro Plus, using MDT 2012. My question involves the customisation of the Office 2010 install. I've imported Office ...
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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 ...
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Return from Chef recipe without rising an exception

Is there a way to return from Chef recipe without rising an exception? Say I have a long recipe. I want to add a ruby block to it's beginning which will check some condition (for example directory ...
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Error when trying to deploy Windows XP SP3 with WDS

I have created a WDS server running Windows Server 2008 R2. I have built my custom images of Windows 7 using WAIK and MDT 2010 that are installed on the server. I used this guide to help me through ...
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Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2012 Error

I just started with MDT2012 recently in hopes of eventually getting away with using Ghost to deploy all of our department computers. When I test deploy in VirtualBox, it deploys the OS properly, but ...
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Adding Drivers To MDT 2012 Deployment Share

Whilst I have experience of WDS/RIS, I am new to using MDT so I have a question regarding drivers. Our company has various different desktop hardware all over the place and I need to roll out Windows ...
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Java Deployment and Configuration (1.6.0_21)

Sofware: Java Runtime Environment 1.6.0_21 OS: Windows XP Professional 32-Bit, SP3 Situation: a new piece of web based software is being deployed this week and prior to this all the company desktops ...
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Office 2007 Installer Not Logging When Run During Startup Script

I'm using a startup script to deploy Microsoft Office 2007 Standard. It's not working quite right and I'm trying to find logging information for it. Unfortunately, no log is being generated by setup. ...
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Executed PHP files are stale unitl “touched” (Symlinked NFS mount as web root)

We have a PHP application that has 3 web servers (running Nginx and Apache). The web server's directory root are symlinked directories that point to an NFS mount. For example: web01 has an NFS mount ...
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How can I deploy Windows Server 2003 with the latest service packs across my forest?

I have a number of servers running different NOS and I would like to get them all running the same standard platform. I have chosen Windows Server 2003 as I have some spare licences for it and it ...
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What are common strategies for configuration management on EC2?

Without using a 3rd party cloud configuration service, what are common patterns/strategies or whitepapers written on the subject of configuration management with EC2? Specifically on how to configure ...
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Using GIT to track changes in MDT 2012

Can I use SVN or GIT to handle version control and tracking changes for deployments built in MDT 2010/Deployment Workbench ?
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Copy two remote folder into one local folder

I try to merge two folder (from remote Server) into one local directory. It is a deployment issue, on one Server there are two folders \server1\folder1 and \server1\folder2, now i try to merge both ...
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How can I clone a Debian system? (ie. deploy via template)

I'm running ESXi 5.0 and have created a Debian Squeeze (6.0.5) "template" system which is just an installation of Debian slightly customized (ie. VMware Tools installed). If I clone the system (ie. ...
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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 ...
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What is the preferred way to distribute a small update to software?

If a product simply requires a replacement of the .EXE file, what would be the expected way to deliver this update to multiple workstations in a large enterprise? Is an .MSP file preferred? Or ...
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Upstart: allowing a normal user to stop and start my custom service

I have got my webserver application starting on boot using upstart. This is the upstart script: # web app node upstart file at /etc/init/webapp.conf description "web application" start on started ...
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WDS and multiple subnets subnets

Goal: To allow my one WDS server on Subnet A to accept client PXE boots from subnets B, C, D, and E. Setup: Currently, WDS is installed and configured with default settings on my Deployment (Server ...
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Capture Windows Updates in a .wim so that it can be redeployed

I am researching a new workstation deployment strategy for my company. As it stands right now we are building every workstation by hand and this takes massive amounts of time. The step that takes ...
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How to deploy new and changed files only via FTP

I'm working for a company who in some circumstances HAVE to deploy php web applications via FTP. I'm in the process of automating the deployment process and need to write a script to FTP the files to ...
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Deploying an ASP.NET JSON-RPC web service on IIS 7

I've got an ASP.NET JSON-RPC web service which work well using the Visual Studio development web server. It has three dependencies: Jayrock, Log4net and a COM DLL (AcoSDK) to be able to access a C++ ...
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Too many git pulls at once don't work

I have a deploy script where I want all of my webservers to simultaneously perform a git pull from the same place. When only two servers do the pull simultaneously, there are no problems. Once I have ...
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Infrastructure-oriented testing Methodology [closed]

In software development, there are plenty of testing methodology that one can adopt during the software lifecycle. Is there anyone aware of a testing methodology that is infrastructure oriented or ...
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Creating an efficient image deployment lab

In our organization we frequently deploy images on new computers and we would like to optimize this process. We are currently using Norton Ghost - Creating a boot floppy with a unique IP for every ...
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Update a war on Tomcat start up

I want to setup an update process for an application running on Tomcat. The server which hosts tomcat is only open during working hours (it is an intraner application for a small company). I was ...
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How to integrate monit into web app deployment process

I have: Tomcat with webapp deployed via mvn tomcat:redeploy. Monit, pinging the host and restarting server if ping failed. The thing is there in a moment during the redeployment when ping will ...
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Deploy all MSIs from a folder-share to group of computers via domain group-policy?

Is it possible to deploy all MSI packages within a folder-share to a group of computers, with a single group-policy object? If so, how?
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How do I remotely deploy a software package on Linux system?

I have a software package I wrote in Mono and I want to be able to deploy it to Ubuntu server as part of my move to continuous integration and deployment work flow. I was wondering if there is a ...
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Application deployment with Puppet

I'm new to Puppet and while I've been using *nix systems for many years, I've never worked as a sysadmin or in ops. I'm currently writing Puppet manifests for hosting a set of (PHP/MySQL/MongoDB, ...
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Deployment Workbench no longer available after PXE boot

Our build process revolves around windows Deployment Workbench. Unfortunately this was setup by someone who is no longer with the company, and no-one has ever dared/needed to make any changes. The ...
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Deploy new homepage preferences

We have several hundred MacBooks on campus, all managed by us. We're hoping to find an easy(ish) way of setting the homepage across all of them, all at once. The catch is, there are a variety of ...