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

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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 ...
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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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Windows Network and Installing Applications to SourceServer directory

I have been asked to help with a school's network, specifically installing applications across workstations, but I am not sure how their current scheme works. On the main server, there is an 'Apps' ...
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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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Unable to change schema of a Publication Database using TSQL (Ready-roll): being forced stop replication

I am trying to apply schema changes using T-SQL (using Ready-Roll database source control tool with Octopus Deployment) to a Publication database however it is forcing me stop Replication for the ...
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What is preferred approach to deploy Python app using RPM? [closed]

I am new to the dev-ops side of things, and I've been working to get a Python application packaged into an RPM (using python setup.py bdist_rpm) deployed onto a centos VM via Yum. Chef is used to ...
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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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Web deploy on Windows Server 2012?

I am using Visual Studio 2012 and Windows Server 2012 and want to do a web deploy / publish to the IIS server installed there. It complains that it cannot reach the server and suggests to: You can ...
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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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EC2 instance not reachable by web deploy

I'm followed directions here: how-to-install-webdeploy-on-windows-server-2012 on a server 2012 EC2 instance. Then I followed directions here: ...
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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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Uninstall unknown software via group policy.

I'm wondering if this is an possible through group policy. Is possible to define a list of allowed programs and have the rest automatically un-installed when a user logs off/on their computer? ...
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Stuck on “removing managed software”

At one time, I had the Software Installation feature in GPO set to install the Java 7 update 11 MSI installer. Then, I removed it with the removal method "immediately uninstall the software from users ...
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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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SCCM 2012: How to properly update the content of an application?

I recently set up a new SCCM 2012 environment at my workplace and now we are creating our applications for distribution. Some applications are set up using a script. When during testing, something ...
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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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How to change internal configuration of IIS by web.config?

I want to change the authentication mode of a web service project on IIS to only basic authentication ... i use VS 2010 and webDeploy for send my WCF (data service) project, in my web.config i have : ...
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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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Apple Remote Desktop (ARD) OS Specific package installation

Faced with the recent Java kerfuffle imposed by Apple's silent updates I am looking for a solution to install .pkg files specific to the OS version. Apple continues to provide Java updates for 10.6, ...
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Heroku cleardb mysql error : Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (2)

I'm trying to deploy a php app using addon cleardb/mysql with no success. What i do is: git init git add . git commit -m "First commit" heroku create --stack cedar git push heroku master heroku ...
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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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When restarting thin via Capistrano changes aren't picked up

In my deploy.rb I have the following tasks: namespace :deploy do task :start, :roles => :app do run "cd #{current_path} && bundle exec thin start -C config/thin.yml" end ...
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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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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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I need to launch an application remotely for automated testing and PSExec is holding on after launching the application

What I need is a way to launch a remote application and nothing more. I have an automated test run that functions fine remotely, but I need to launch the application as part of the deployment process ...