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

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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 ...
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Sometimes Tomcat doesn't re-deploy on startup

The infamous rm -rf command is something we would rather avoid in Production, even if it's scripted. So if you have a war file named mywebapp.war and a directory its deployed to under webapps/ that is ...
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Deploying node.js on Appfog?

I am developing an online chat application in HTML, CSS and JavaScript. I am using node.js and socket.io to make it work. I recently realized that I need to host my app on a server. Fortunately I ...
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How can I replicate performance counter setups in an Azure WorkerRole?

I am trying to collect performance statistics on our Azure application. Up till now, our process has been to set up the roles with RDP enabled, connect, manually set up the performance counters, log ...
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Two application pools or root virtual directories under one site

This might sound like a very dumb question, so let me first say what I want to achieve and then proceed to my question on how I'd envision something like this working. I am trying to achieve ...
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Working Between Local, Dev and Production Machines / Servers [closed]

How do you as a Web Developer cope with working between Dev and Production servers and interms of config files etc? What do you use etc I am use to changing files manually etc
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What is a good way of securing credentials when deploying software to a remote server?

If I want to deploy some software to a remote server (e.g. Heroku or my own VM with SSH access) via a CI server like Jenkins Atlassian Bamboo, what's an effective way of keeping things like MySQL ...
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Idea for taking down half of the servers vs rolling restart?

We're setting up HAProxy to balance our application (ASP.NET MVC 3 running on IIS). We want our process to be without scheduled maintenance for deployment. I'm trying to figure out the correct way to ...
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'Re-link' a Win 7 User folder to an account?

I have a windows 7 SOE for my school which involves two partitions - C: for system (windows) and programs, and D: for Data. The "Users" folder is kept on D:. All users are in Active Directory. I ...
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Abort MDT 2012 task sequence and deployment if pre-requisites are not met

For an automated deployment of Windows 7 created using MDT 2012, we would like the installation to abort if certain required pre-requisite conditions are not met. For example, the computer receiving ...
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Deploy a Python project on a server with no compiler and no internet connection [closed]

There's a Python project I want to deploy on a production server which has no internet connection and no compiler. The project is using SQLAlchemy and pip install sqlalchemy requires a compiler to ...
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IIS 7 deploy rewrite rules on a website

I have to apply some redirect rules on IIS7/VS2008 and have question on how to deploy it. We have a website and not web application and hence most of other SO questions were not useful to me. in ...
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Windows 2008 R2 server migration/copy

I have following setup of 2 Windows 2008 R2 Servers on x64, controlled via RDP. Server 1: Development enviroment Using IIS (7.5) A asp.NET based CMS website running on the IIS. SQL Server (express) ...
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How to cause workstations on network to install msi package?

I have remote access to a Windows Small Business Server 2008 machine. There are about 5 workstations connected to this network. How can I make every workstation install an .msi package without ...
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Multi-server Deployment strategies - Git on production servers?

Main question: Is deployment using Git on production servers a good strategy? Many, many deployment strategies I see revolve around having Git on your servers (dev, staging and production). The ...
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Recurrence of an MSIEXEC package deployment through GPO

We want to use this simple command in a batch file: msiexec /package "\path\package.msi" /quiet /norestart We want to deploy it to all users and their machines. We want it to be installed only once, ...
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Media deployment advice

We have applications that have a lot of static content (>60gb) which is updated frequently. It used to be we would manually rsync from vendors and between environments, and our code would rely on ...
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Chef: how to run actions if git deploy has pulled new code?

Most of the time there's nothing new in the git repo that is deployed to a local directory, but if there are any changes, the node.js application should be restarted to start working with the latest ...
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GIT Website Delopyment including submodules

So I got a GIT repository with a couple of submodules. Now i created a "post-update" hook on my webserver that automatically deploys my website on update. That's how my post-update hook looks like: ...
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Deploying a ASP.Net WebAPI website and DMZ

I have a set of RESTful services developed using ASP.Net WebAPI which is a single project. I handle authentication via ASP.Net's built in Forms Authentication (cookie based) mechanism which is also ...
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Control Panel Icon left after MSI Uninstallation

I built a MSI for unattended deployment which installes a application (usually installed with install shield which is not supported by the customers deployment software). This MSI also installes a ...
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MDT 2012 - Connection to the deployment share could not be made

Trying to setup a MDT 2012 enviromnent. Plan is to roll out Windows 7 with MDT. Server: Windows 2008 R2 Standard Windows Automated Installation Kit for Windows 7 MDT 2012, Update 1 WDS configured ...
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Migrating to AWS Cloud with auto-scaling - where to put Redis and ElasticSearch?

I've been trying to research this topic but haven't found anywhere that recommends where to install services such as Redis and ElasticSearch when migrating to a cloud framework. I'm currently running ...
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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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ImportError: No module named _socket? WSGI Deployment into Apache

I am using WSGI 3.3 for python 2.7.3 (32bit) for Apache 2.2. I got the binary WSGI from http://code.google.com/p/modwsgi/downloads/detail?name=mod_wsgi-win32-ap22py27-3.3.so. I have been trying to ...
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How to deploy new instances of the same application (on 1 server) automatically? [closed]

I'm working on a SaaS application where each customer runs its own version of the application. All the application instances currently run on a single server. This works quite well for us (we need ...
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How to set only specific nginx server block into maintenance mode programmatically

I am looking for a solution to automate one of our application's deployment process. In the beginning of deployment, I would like to programmatically set the specified server into maintenance mode and ...
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Reference env variables in a excel document for scanstate migration [closed]

I work for a company that is using a scanstate, loadstate type USMT migration script. Their script references 3 variables: UserID, Source, and TargetComputer. The script .cmd works just fine (which ...
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NINite Integration, vbs script,copy file from server and replace existing

Lets forget about everything besides mapping a drive and running NINite. So here is what I have done. I have changed the task sequence to look like this: ...
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Delete Computer Object in AD with Powershell?

I am able to use the native add-computer cmdlet to join a computer to a domain, but it seems that this cmdlet fails if the systems already exists in AD, and you are trying to add it to a different ...
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Installing Windows 7 over PXE, preferably with domain autojoin

At an educational non-profit, I've inherited a previously set-up Windows domain that, after the first reinstall of the machines, we ended up not using by simply not joining machines back into the ...
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CouchDB crashes at startup when path to config file has space(s)

I'm hoping to run CouchDB as a per-user Launch Agent on OS X. I'm using the coucdbx-core folder from the CouchDB Server.app as the base of my CouchDB deployment. I'd like each user to have their own ...
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deploy LAMP config to new boxes with low/no effort

I'm spending a lot of time setting up new Centos 6 instances. I use a VCS (Subversion) for most of the config files and all of the webapp source files (Github), but even with excellent package ...
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Connecting to SQL server over the internet

One of my clients has a db that contains their data (this server also host an ASP.NET webshop) and they had me write a program for their client which with they can query their db. My problem is that i ...
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I deployed Flash Player via a Software Installation policy. How to upgrade?

I have a Windows Server 2008 machine as my DC. Earlier this year I created a Software Installation GPO to deploy Adobe Flash Player plugin MSI. I assigned the policy to the computers, about half run ...
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the right way to do deployment with capistrano

I look for good practices for deploying with capistrano. I would like to start out with a short description how I used to do deployment. capistrano is installed locally on a developer's computer. I ...
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Windows 7 deployment via KACE K2000

I'm trying to deploy Windows 7 images on a few Latitude E6430s using K2000. I run Sysprep with oobe generalize shutdown options. I'm able to capture and deploy an image sucessfully, but ...
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Can I use adsutil.vbs to remove the 'X—Powered-By' response header from IIS6

Can I use adsutil.vbs to remove the X—Powered-By response header from IIS6 configuration? We have a site that is running on some IIS6 servers. Migration to IIS7 is a few months away at least. In the ...
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Zero downtime deployment (Tomcat), Nginx or HAProxy, behind hardware LB - how to “starve” old server?

Currently we have the following setup. Hardware Load Balancer (LB) Box A running Tomcat on 8080 (TA) Box B running Tomcat on 8080 (TB) TA and TB are running behind LB. For now it's pretty ...
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Shared files folder in Amazon Elastic Beanstalk environment

I'm working on a Drupal application, which is planned to be hosted in Amazon Elastic Beanstalk environment. Basically, Elastic Beanstalk enables the application to scale automatically by starting ...
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Deploying Django App with Nginx, Apache, mod_wsgi

I have a django app which can run locally using the standard development environment. I want to now move this to EC2 for production. The django documentation suggests running with apache and ...
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Web traffic go through standard internet connection and other traffic through VPN

I am deploying a set of computers to a diverse set of geographical locations. However, I still need to be able to ssh into them to do updates. Once deployed, I would like all the standard internet ...
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SSH into machine with unknown IP

I will be helping set up a bunch (>50) machines that are distributed geographically and across different networks. Thus, a priori, I will not be able to know what the IP address is of each of the ...
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auto updating chef client

I've been exploring chef and one of its features is to auto update a client. I'm hesitant to use this feature in production because I don't want to upgrade a node while it is in use. For major changes ...
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How can I add wildcards in DNS like www2.*.domain.com and www1.*.domain.com?

I have two servers which are load balanced. When I do the deployment I want to make sure the production users are not affected. Here is what I'm planning: Remove the webservers 2 (www2) from the ...