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

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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 ...
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software updates/deployment across a network of servers

Interested in getting opinions for a possible project. Got a master server, where apps are created/maintained. The system will have a process where the client network will consist of 400-500 client ...
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Minimum required configuration to host Exchange on cloud IaaS platform?

I'm trying to understand the minimum required number and roles of VM required to host Exchange 2010 on an IaaS cloud platform. NOTE: I'm talking about number of guests. Not number of physical boxes ...
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Upstart: running app from home folder

I've created two user accounts for two applications: mongod and node.js. Both of these store their data in their home folder. This keeps data "sandboxed" and prevents them from needing to be in the ...
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Configure Windows 7 Wireless at Windows Setup with Unattend?

Is it possible to configure the wireless settings at deployment by customizing the Unattend.xml file?
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Is it possible to deploy a dll straight to AWS?

I am interested in running a server application on windows that has hot swappable libraries. The server software is able to recognize when a new version of the dll has been deployed. Right now I am ...
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Deploying ASP.Net MVC 4 application to IIS 6 - Bundles are not working

We have a ASP.Net MVC 4 application we are trying to deploy to a Windows 2003 machine running IIS 6. We have it running on a separate app pool and it is setup to use asp.net 4.0. We have a Wildcard ...
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Thin Client Environments - Where to Start

I'm new to the Thin Client / VDI concept but it seems like my environment might be a good candidate for converting. Currently we run Windows 7, so I would like to investigate a TS/VDI solution with ...
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How do I deploy a public git repo to a hosted solution via command line?

I am using a personal project as practice for some of the more advanced things we're doing at work. One of the things I want to learn to do is to publish a project managed in a public git repo ...
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Automatically deploying Windows Server 2003 and 2008 unattended

We are currently using PXE boots to automate the installations and reinstallations of our dedicated servers. This is working great for all Linux based systems like Debian, CentOS, VMware and Ubuntu in ...
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Can cloudera manager replace puppet for deployment and managing of our hadoop cluster? [closed]

We're contemplating the same problem as Best practice for administering a (hadoop) cluster. As the original poster mentioned, we would also like to deploy, manage configuration changes and history, ...
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Do enterprises expect MSIs to uninstall previous product version?

I am about to give deliver an upgrade to a product in the form of an MSI to an enterprise. I believe they deploy this to various workstations via GPO. What is the likely sequence of events in ...
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.net application deployment

I have multiple web applications. I am wondering if I should put them in one virtual server or put them in serveral separate servers meaning one application on one virtual server. What is the better ...
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Deploying applications inside virtual machines (VMWare, XEN)

I was wondering if there is a way to remotely deploy custom software inside one (or multiple) virtual machine(s) by using API calls. The question is valid for both VMWare based and Xen based ...
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Deploying Files To Multiple Servers

We have a central repository of files in say server-1 at /srv/www. Then we have N number of servers as well. We want server-1 to be able to deploy its files in /srv/www to all servers as quickly and ...
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How to avoid Remove-Item PowerShell errors “process cannot access the file”?

We are using TfsDeployer and PowerShell script to remove the folders ising Remove-Item before deployment of a new version. Sometimes the PS script failed with the error Remove-Item : Cannot remove ...
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Git remote to remote

I'm trying to figure out how I can use git to deploy a site. There are 3 connections in theory: [local machine] My local machine for coding [gitolite server] Private repo hosting using Gitolite ...
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Software for deploying images to PC desktops in a small to medium enterprise [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Automatically Configure New Computers A few colleagues of mine are currently manually configuring and maintaining about 40 desktop computers (Windows 7) on our floor. ...
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How to remove an entry from the registry during an MDT deployment

I'm working on the well known problem of MDT not wanting to automatically continue because of a legal disclaimer prompt at login. Our disclaimer is set at the domain policy, so I've created a new OU ...
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Chef-solo cannot locate an nginx recipe template

I have been recently experimenting with Chef. I thought I would attempt to rebuild my personal web server using chef-solo. It's an AWS instance running the Amazon 64bit Linux AMI. My first ...
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Network install all versions of windows for univeristy IT help desk

I work at the help desk for students, faculty and staff at a large university. As part of our daily operations we see ourselves installing every version of windows (xp, vista, 7; both 32 and 64 bit of ...
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Difficulty deploying software to domain workstations with Server 2008

Using a GPO I've tried to deploy (in this case) Chrome to a series of locked down workstations with limited usage. This is on a server 2008 R2 installation, with the clients running Windows 7 ...
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SCCM recurring OSD task sequence

Update: The question below was solved with the help of the accepted answer below. However, the actual cause of the problem was due to a bug. I have added another answer to this question below that ...
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Need to install windows service across a domain

Our IT dept wants to roll out a windows service across all machines on its domain. The machines are running Windows XP. Is this possible? Also, is it possible to have targetted rollout to a subset of ...
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Why shouldn't SharePoint Server 2010 and FAST Search Server 2010 be on the same server?

The Install Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 (FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint) TechNet article states: Do not install SharePoint Server 2010 and FAST Search ...
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Automatically Configure New Computers

My company is in the process of upgrading all of our users from old Windows XP computers to newer quad-core Win7 computers. This is a good thing - it's long overdue that we upgrade our workstations - ...
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WDS “No response” only when notify and wait for approval

I have a WDS server setup for use with MDT2010, and everything was working fine until this morning. Now, whenever I try to boot from LAN, I get an error: Downloaded WDSNBP... Architecture: x64 ...