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

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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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`pwd -P` preventing bash script from running in supervisord [closed]

I'm running supervisord to execute gunicorn. My problem is when my script contains CURR_DIR=`pwd -P` and run the script via supervisord, it STOPS the process. My script is located in /var/www/conf and ...
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Nginx not starting, no feedback

I am deploying a nginx/uwsgi based server on an EC2 instance, and when I go to start up nginx I do not get any feedback. /etc/init.d/nginx start returns nothing I can confirm that is offline, but ...
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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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Options for deploying non microsoft software to remote computers

I am in a bit of a rough spot and I'm hoping that some of you would be able to present me with some options. I have a main office and satellite office where my computer software is updated with a ...
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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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website hosted outside default website is not working

I deployed my website as a separate webiste in IIS. It is an intranet website and is windows Authenticated i followed the below step created the virtual Path for the published files. Right click ...
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Appliaciont hosted in IIS is accesible with the host name from some machines but not in others

I hosted an application under default website in IIS. the application is windows authenticated intranet Application. When I try to access the application outside the hosted server. I am able to access ...
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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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Edit Software Distribution Path in Existing GPO

There is an existing GPO to deploy a software package, the path is no longer valid. I need to either edit the UNC path or create a new Package. I would prefer to edit existing package/modification, ...
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Windows 2012 Webdeploy 3.0 does not allow to deploy to d: drive

I started brand new Windows 2012 with IIS 8 and Webdeploy 3.0 installed. I could connect to it using VS 2012 to publish my application using Webdeploy method (test connection at VS). But, here comes a ...
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IIS7 site working with domainname.com not www.domainname.com. DNS issue?

I have my domain name registered with GoDaddy and pointing to my IIS server where I have an ASP.net MVC application deployed. To accomplish this I simply have an A record entry pointing to the IP ...
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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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Where Does sqlpackage.exe Store Database Backups?

I have a deployment script which uses sqlpackage.exe to deploy incremental changes to a database. (The project is maintained in the database edition of Visual Studio 2012 Express.) One of the flags ...
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Ansible/Chef/Puppet to manage personal VMs [closed]

Does it make sense? I know it's useful when we have many servers/virtual machines, but I wanted to use these tools to manage my personal virtual machines. I'm using virtualbox. sometimes I have to ...
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server administration for 1U rack server placed in intranet: how to deploy web application and update the server without internet connection? [closed]

A MNC sales department hired my services as a software consultant to build them a web application. This web app generates excel files based on their internal business processes. This web application ...
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Assigning software through group policy - how does client know if the package is installed or not

I'm recently trying to use group policy to push out some software at our company. We're running server 2008 R2. When I create the computer GPO and assign the package it will install the first time. ...
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IIS difference: Remove and Deploy -> Delete Site and Content

One can remove a site from IIS by the right mouse menu. However this gives you two options: "Remove" "Deploy -> Delete Web Site and Content" Image: http://s2.postimg.org/iz09pe2jd/remove.jpg What ...
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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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capistrano deployment script fails with Cisco AnyConnect VPN connection

I am new to capistrano and trying to run script to deploy source codes to QA server which connected with VPN. Tested script in my 'Git bash' shell in windows machine. I have no problems at connecting ...
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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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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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Nginx doesn't follow symlink properly

I'm trying to automate my deployment process and I'm having this strange issue. Every new version of my web app is placed in /var/www/releases/{timestamp}. After I execute git clone into that ...
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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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Deployment Workbench and Windows Updates [duplicate]

We use Windows Deployment services and the deployment workbench to build our standard machines with, this obviously speeds up the deployment process but we are finding every 3 months or so we have to ...
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Changing physical path on IIS through appcmd isn't activated

We have come across an issue on IIS 7.5 where we have a simple deploy system which consists of the following: Create a zip-file of new webroot, consisting of three folders: Api Site Manager This ...
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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 ...