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Access website on one VirtualBox guest OS from another VirtualBox guest OS [migrated]

I'm using VirtualBox on a Mac. I have a virtual machine running Linux on which I'm developing a website. Its hosts file has: 127.0.0.1 localhost 127.0.1.1 my-test-site.gyford.com I can then access ...
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Deploy packer images on bare metal server?

How can I match my dev and production bare metal box? The hosting provider does not allow or have a process to install custom images and only provides a selection from all the latest popular ...
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Can RHEL6 servers be “copied”?

My company needs to setup a development server and we already have 2 production RHEL 6 servers working under a L4 switch. One of the solutions to setup the dev server was to simple copy all files ...
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Where can I learn about managing a robust deployment process between dev and prod environments? [closed]

I am currently editing my Python code (Flask Web Server) on my live production server. I'm just getting a website started and understand this is not a viable long-term solution. I understand that ...
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Multi-user Eclipse CDT on virtual machine

I'm a bit new to managing mixed OS environments, so please be gentle :) I'm currently in the process of enabling a small group of people (<10) to develop a Linux app in parallel, and I need a bit ...
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How to setup testing environment for local HTTPS website?

I'm developing a web application on a local Ubuntu machine. Some IE8 users have problems with Javascript when the application is loaded over SSL. To debug this issue, I need to reproduce the problem. ...
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Getting Fatal Errors in Nginx to Be Shown in the Browser

While developing I'm getting blank pages in my browser whenever I create a fatal error in PHP with a typo or just my bad programming ;). It's super annoying for me to have to view the raw nginx error ...
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nginx with php-fpm downloading php files rather than executing them on mac os x (local environment)

I'm having trouble getting PHP files to execute on my local development machine. I seem to have successfully installed nginx and php-fpm also seems to be correctly installed, and running but can't ...
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How to install ADFS 3.0 in standalone mode?

I've installed Windows 2012 R2 and enabled the ADFS (3.0?) feature. After installation, it asks to configure ADFS, but this step requires a user account that is a domain administrator, as it wants to ...
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What is the safest way to allow a developer to edit 3 Puppet modules?

We have a developer that has to make 3 Puppet modules for an environment. I want him to be able to write his 3 modules. We currently write our own modules and he is the first person from another ...
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Typo3 Development-System, Deployment and Live-System

I have a Ubuntu webserver (root access) with TYPO3 6.0.4. In the future, this server is used as public available live server. So far, so the development was on the live system no big problem. But the ...
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How auto configure or mirror my dev Ubuntu installation onto other dev machines?

I have a lot of packages and configurations done to setup my dev machine. I have other developers in my team and want them to have the same setup to start with to ensure compatibility and availability ...
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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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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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Environment Setup [closed]

My company is starting to feel the pains of its developers not being on the same page. ie some develop on windows, some on ubuntu, etc... and then code lives on CentOS and we start to get problems ...
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Postfix stop outgoing delivery but accept all incoming

I'm doing development for a webapp that sends emails out to users. I've typically used Argosoft Mail Server (Freeware) in a windows environment as an SMTP server in which I've enabled relay but ...
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.htaccess to PayPal & PayPal Sandbox

For testing on my pre-live site, I'd like to allow only my own IPs and PayPal Sandbox. For production, I'd like to allow only PayPal to my IPN listener. I can restrict in .htaccess to my IPs, but ...
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/etc/hosts redirecting domain to localhost/directory

In this example i'm trying to force test.com to load localhost/project 127.0.0.1/project test.com However it doesn't work. 127.0.0.1 test.com The above works, but I really need it to go to ...
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How to push changes from Test server to Live server? [closed]

As a beginner I have come to the stage where I realize the problem with taking down my production server to make changes as often as I have, now that I have a couple of users on it. I created an EC2 ...
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Desktop Provisioning for a Small Linux Software Development Team

Goal: Get a small team using a standard development image rather than 4 software devs setting up their own environments. Why: it takes a day or days to install a distro, build-specific libraries, ...
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Development Environment Sprawl

Development --> Staging --> Production A pretty typical workflow. This is fine. "Fine, you want a 'Beta' Environment to show off stuff to some users/customers that isn't quite ready for ...
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Improving latency between developer machine and oracle db

It seems our developers are concerned with the latency they are getting between their dev machines at site a and the database which is at site b. Ofcourse the obvious thing is to have as little as ...
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Replicate main MySql db to a development server to play with real data

I have a main architecture with a MySql db, replication and backup, it's working fine. Now I also have a development server where I play with the code and I would like to use the data from the main db ...
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vlan segmentation for developers and version control servers [closed]

Suppose there are 50 developers who access the server hosting the version control system (subversion for example). Would you put developers and svn server to same vlan (since this communication is ...
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Dev Server Setup for a small group of Web Developers

Looking to upgrade our aging and clunky Windows development server setup. We have a small group (5 people, all working remotely) that do PHP and Javascript web development. The options are dizzying. ...
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Standardizing windows 7 development environment

I do some development on Windows 7, and I would like to standardize the various tools we use (versions of Java, maven, etc). I know for *nix platforms, I can use Chef or Puppet, but is there a tool ...
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Strip down ubuntu server for performance on virtual machine

We use a ubuntu virtual machine for a local development setup which provides a consistent development environment for all developers and lets them use an OS/IDE of their choice for other work. The ...
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What server setup for a small web development company? [closed]

I co-own a company with a friend of mine and we have decided to buy a new server to support our business (our current server is an Asus EEE Box, working great but too limited :) ). I should mention ...
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Different 'development' environments for different developers

We have three environments: development, staging, and production. In our configuration variables for development, we set our database to connect to 127.0.0.1 with a set username or password. ...
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Best way to install and configure both a development and production server? [closed]

Here's the situation I have... I am working on 3 small websites (one is a photography showcasing site for a family member, one is a blog, and one is a custom CMS I am working on to gain experience in ...
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What is required for developers to run their own VM server in an enterprise environment

This scenario was also posted on SO, with different questions for different audiences - and I'm very glad I did as I've received some very good responses. We are attempting to implement a development ...
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How to better simulate remote development locally with virtual hosts?

When developing WordPress websites, for instance, such a script saves a few values on the database with detected paths/addresses. To avoid issues when uploading the production version to the server ...
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Have VM using bridged networking, but on host machine without network

I'm configuring a LAMP development environment inside a VM and I'm no Linux/networking champ but I'm trying. I've installed Centos (5.6) in a VM (VirtualBox) on my local machine. I've set networking ...
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Apache2 dynamic documentroot depending on URL

I have looked at setting up an Apache server. I want to run our site example.com on the server, as well as testing test.example.com. This I can setup by having two almost identical VirtualHost in ...
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setting up a windows a development server

At my last company we had a development server where the developers could create websites/tools, upload to the development server and when setting up the host header in IIS would use ...
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MySQL Replication, Master vs Slave commits

I have a production webserver with a MySQL database setup as Master. I have a dev server with MySQL setup as Slave, with the data successfully being replicated from the Master. What happens when a ...
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When is it appropriate for a server to handle multiple functions and when should servers be dedicated to a single task?

I have one fairly powerful server running VMware ESXi to allow for multiple virtual machines to handle different purposes. Currently I have 7 set up: PHP Development PHP Staging RoR Development RoR ...
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How to SetEnv with SVN revision number in Apache conf?

I'm setting up development environment of Apache. I prefer to set a environment variable to be local checked out SVN revision number. The environment variable value is then read in PHP code and put ...
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Development ASP.NET Server

We have an extra Windows 2003 Server that I am hoping can be used to speed up development process on a web site we're producing. We are trying to reduce lag time from our really slow ASP.Net local ...
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Developing on Windows Server 2008 vs Developing on Windows 7

I mostly develop .net web applications and sometimes client apps on wpf. Now I use Windows 7 as a development environment on my laptop. I am thinking of installing Windows Server 2008 R2 to my other ...
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Setting up dev environments for different users on the same server

I am trying to set up a dev server that multiple developers will be sharing. I am rusty with linux server configs, but I remember a while back I set up a dev server in a way where each developer would ...
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New boxes for the Dev team: Buy Powerful PC's or 15k Worth of VM Infrastructure? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 15 to 20 developers on VM Looking to upgrade dev boxes for my dev team. I have spoken with my CTO and he's potentially giving me the option go to either buy powerful ...
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Migrating production CentOS server to a VirtualBox VM?

I want to migrate a production server to a VM for development purposes, and exactly duplicate the production environment as closely as possible. The production server is running CentOS with a single ...
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Minimizing SQL transaction log file size on developer box running simple recovery model

We have a lot of SQL servers on development environment where we never take backup of the databases (TFS for code is enough). The (SharePoint) databases are all set to simple recovery model, but the ...
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should I use a subdomain on live server for my development environment?

What are the pros/ cons of setting up a subdomain to use as a dev environment on the same server as a live webserver? the pros for me are it's already set up - dev.mysite.com, I dont need to worry ...
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Migrating user (developer) profile from XP to NT6 (Vista,7) ~ What do I need to be mindful of?

If it's a dupe, lemme know and redirect me and I'm on my way guys. I'm a dev on Visual Studio, I have 2005, 2008 and 2010 installed atm, along with VB6, and SqlServer Dev 2005, 2008 installed as ...
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Looking for Team Development type Software like SVN

I am in need of a software that is PHP-Based, or similar that can be installed on my server that offer SVN Perks. It should be somewhat similar to an SVN, however, since the server doesn't support ...
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How to take snapshot of non virtual server and restore it in VM?

Is is possible to take a snapshot of a non virtual server (Ubuntu) and restore it in a virtual machine? I'm asking because I'd like to have an exact copy of my production server to use as a dev ...
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Why does local host say “It Works”?

I have configured all my websites in the "Sites" folder to be tested in my browser. When I type a web address for example http://test.dev, I get "It Works". Why?
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SQL cluster instance names for large project

We're setting up two clusters. One dev and one prod. The Production will host two SQL instances - a OLTP and a DW. The development will host 4 OLTP non-production environments and at least one DW ...