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

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Setting up a template image inside a virtual machine

Providing I have enough system resources is it wise / possible to create a virtual machine and use it as a host for an image deployment? I could use a physical machine, but this way it is easier to ...
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MDT 2013 - Language to Install Missing

I am currently preparing and testing my first MDT deployment at work. Up to now we have been using WDS with custom images and unattend files. I have set up the MDT deployment share and imported a ...
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does python PEX format support c extensions? [migrated]

Can the format be used to deliver apps with the C extensions too? Eggs (zip) cannot do that AFAIK. http://pex.readthedocs.org/en/latest/index.html
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Ansible, Chef, Puppet or ____ : Which has the strongest Windows support and smallest init footprint

We do mostly (but not exclusively) win servers. Preferably, we can start the OS and do little or nothing to it to make it ready to receive commands (we know we may need to create a base image with ...
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Installing MongoDb on EC2

I'm trying to deploy a Rails 3.2.3 with MondoDb app to EC2. I've chosen t2.micro instance. However, I found out that to use MonboDb I have to use at least m1.large - ...
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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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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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MDT 2013 - Client not picking up new Unattend.xml settings

I'm deploying a new image via MDT 2013. I created a new Task Sequence using an existing image and tested it on a VM. I ended up getting the "Unattend.xml Error - Could not parse or process for pass ...
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The corporate benefits of using MSI files

What are the advantages of using .msi files over regular setup.exe files? I have the impression that deployment is easier on machines where users have few permissions, but not sure about the ...
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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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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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Unable to perform an unattended domain join using WDS and an answer file on Windows 8.1

I've already looked through the other questions related to this and none of them were able to help me. I've already spent several days on this damned unattended process and, miraculously, I was able ...
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Deploying and Managing Windows in a Lab Environment [duplicate]

With a set of resources that will be re-imaged over and over again in a lab environment: What licensing scheme (if any) will allow us to re-image a set of windows machines in an automated fashion ...
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WDS after installation of Windows 7 64bit, not bootable device found

When I install Windows 7 (64bit) Enterprise over WDS, it successfully goes through the installation but then when it actually tries to boot from the hard drive where it installed windows, it doesn't ...
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Deploying distributed apps with Puppet - advice?

I'm looking into migrating our deployment process over to using Puppet. I'm starting by deploying the third-party apps we use for the system, which include Solr Cloud orchestrated by a Zookeeper ...
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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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Packaging a virtualenv

I'd like to package a Python virtualenv with fpm, so that I can deploy it to my servers. I want to setup the virtualenv somewhere in my home directory without having to use root permissions, but ...
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Can Fabric be used for auto-deploying from GitHub?

Can I use Fabric to automatically deploy an app on my server every time I push the code to GitHub? (GitHub has the ability to POST to a URL every time I push.) If so, how?
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Apache not serving my python app

So here's my apache config: LoadModule wsgi_module /usr/lib/apache2/modules/mod_wsgi.so <VirtualHost *:80> ServerAdmin marijus.merkevicius@gmail.com ServerName 31.220.49.197 ...
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Docker container for on-demand deployment of other Docker containers

I have read the "Getting Started" introduction on Docker's website, but I still have one question I could not find an answer to: Is it possible to set up a Docker container which can create other ...
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%systemroot%\system32\GroupPolicy gone

DC Win2012, Client XP I have a couple of problems getting GPOs applied - well, they show up as getting applied (gpresult) but the software i tried to deploy didnt got deployed. I enabled ...
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I cannot add WIFI drivers to Microsft Deployment Toolkit

I am using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit on Windows Server 2012 to create a deployment image for Windows 7 Home Premium (64 Bit). I have successfully been able to import most drivers for my Asus K55A ...
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How can I test my Microsoft Deployment Server custom settings?

I am deploying Windows 7 using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit on a Windows Server 2012. Is it possible to test my settings, particularly in regards to the CustomSettings.ini file without committing ...
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What are the default accessible resources for a webapp in Tomcat?

When a deploy a web application in Tomcat by default all directories I create under %TOMCAT_HOME%/webapps/mywebapp/ are accessible, i.e. files contained in the directories can be served. Except ...
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Capistrano 2 update_code task not using sudo

I'm using Capistrano 2(.15.4) to deploy rails applications (i know, trying to get to 3 but not quite there yet). We have a new server environment being set up, with IT preferring access through our ...
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Why deployment sh script don't fails on failed nginx reloading?

I have sh script that restart nginx like the following: #!/bin/sh -e set -e error_exit() { d=$(date '+%D %T :: ') echo "$d Error: $*" >&2 exit 1 } if ! sudo service nginx ...
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cloud-init script with args (parametrized)

Long Story I'm preparing cloud-init scripts for instaling monitoring software agent (disclaimer: I'm one of the founders of MonitOwl). The agent software collect information (like memory or network ...
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Does AWS Elastic Beanstalk Swap Environment Url swaps environments for git push?

I have read the docs for zero downtime on aws but cant seem to understand what happens in this scenario? I have a environment running in production called 'red' I duplicate the environment as 'blue' ...
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How to execute a command on the server with Capistrano?

I have a very simple task called update_feeds: desc "Update feeds" task :update_feeds do run "cd #{release_path}" run "script/console production" run "FeedEntry.update_all" end Whenever I try ...
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is it better to use several small machines or fewer big ones to deploy a stack? [closed]

Is it better to split the different components of a stack over several smaller machines or get 1 or 2 bigger machines and put several components on a same machine? My thought is that if I start with ...
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Rails app deploy on openshift

I'm trying to deploy Rails application no openshift (rails-2.0 + postrgesql). I think automatic deploy on git push didn't execute rake task db:setup and db:migrate, because I see ...
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How to check nginx config but without copying of new config file into nginx directory?

I have deployment script that copies include new nginx config file. I need to check nginx config by using nginx -t before deploying new application version. Is it possible to check nginx config of ...
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Error in Office 2010 when deploying as part of .wim?

We're deploying Windows onto PCs with a very simple VM image setup, capture, and deploy using WinPE and imagex to create a single .wim with no network dependencies or capabilities involved in the ...
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Geronimo, best practices web app folder location

context: I'm taking over an existing app with nobody to give me clues about what have been done and why. On the Geronimo server (version 2.2) there is no var/www or default folder and the applications ...
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Using sudo in a Git hook to set permissions after deploy

I run a few sites on Ubuntu and I'm setting up a new deploy worflow as follows (the example uses the staging environment): On my dev machine, I do git push staging which pushes to a bare repository ...
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EC2 autoscalling and code deployments

I'm just starting with EC2 load balancer and trying to implement autos-calling and fault-tolerance. The database is hosted in RDS, sessions are shared, files are shared using S3. I can't seem to ...
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Update server on commit bitbucket

I am trying to make an automated deployment so that when ever i commit to my "live" branch then bitbucket will automaticly update my server with the latest changes. Right now i am using a CentOs 6.0 ...
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atomic deployments with Nginx and PHP FPM

I'm trying to get atomic deployments, I don't want to lose/drop any requests. I deploy the code using Capistrano, classic situation were you have a 'current' dir that is a symlink to the latest ...
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Is it necessary to use Nginx when deploy a Rails API ONLY app?

Currently I've already read a lot tutorials teaching about Rails App deployment, almost every one of them use Nginx or other alternatives like Apache to serve static pages. Also in this QA Why do we ...
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How to get remote server facts on ansible

I have playbook where i setup web-servers. And in this playbook i want to know local-network ip address of db server. All this servers i have in inventory file. How i can do it? I tried to use ...
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One click deployment on a VPS for a backbonejs + nodejs application

I have a application built on top of nodejs, backbonejs, requirejs, expressjs, mongodb etc. I have deployed the application on a cloud VPS running on CENT OS. Every time a client asks me to make a ...
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`rake db:migrate RAILS_ENV=production` gives error

When I run the command: rake db:migrate RAILS_ENV=production I get the following error: rake aborted! PG::ConnectionBad: could not connect to server: Connection refused Is the server running ...
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Deploying Rails Application in AWS OpsWorks

I've created a stack, inside this stack have created two layers. Rails App Server (Ruby version: 2.0.0, Rails Stack: nginx & Unicorn, no custom chef recipes) MySQL (using built-in recipes) And ...
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How to Deploy Web Application in an A/B Testing Mode

I'm looking for ideas as to how to deploy a web application and seamlessly siphon off a certain percentage of users to the new application while still sending the rest of the users to the old ...
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Is it a bad idea to install vCenter Server inside a server it manages? If so, why?

Some system admin apps like Data Protection Manager can manage/backup an entire virtual infrastructure. When installing such an app, they use SQL Server and Windows Server and thus are run in a VM. ...
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Moving from WDS to MDT + WDS - Prestaged Computer Name

We previously used just WDS to deploy our images. WDS was setup to request approval for new machines. We used the "Name and Approve" option to name the machines as we added them. If it was ...
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Advice for an EC2 Architecture and Deployment Strategy [closed]

My company is currently migrating several websites and PHP web applications (standard LAMP stack) from three in-house servers to Amazon EC2. Because we had only three servers, we clustered several ...
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deploy ssh key from master to minion via salt pillars

I have two ssh keys that I'm trying to deploy to one of my minions.But I cant seem to get it to deploy.It errors out....Here is the init.sls in pillars.... /xxx/yyy/zzz/id_rsa: file.managed: - ...
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Easy way to deploy the recovery parition in Windows 7?

We're using ImageX to deploy Windows 7 Professional. We've gotten the Windows partition to work, but the recovery partition (100-200MB at the front of the drive in a standard install) isn't as simple. ...
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SCCM 2012 R2 and Client Certificates for HTTPS

We have a SCCM 2012 R2 site with a Management Point and a Distribution Point, all of which are using HTTPS with certificates issued by our Enterprise CA. We want to do OS Deployments (PXE for bare ...