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peer to peer disk image transmission

Installing linux/windows through pxe works smoothly for me. But downloading images(especially windows) is a headache. Let alone the time, bandwith usage is horrible. And p2p tech comes to my mind. ...
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Need to install and patch 700 hard drives, hardware or software?

I have 700 laptops that need patching after being offline for an extended period, and need to be ready to go in a 3 day timespan start to finish. They are running windows 7. We have SCCM 2012 as an ...
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Boot to CD image over network [closed]

I have multiple diagnostics CDs that I want to avoid making twenty copies of for the sake of time and convenience. I figured a good way to do this would be to boot an image of the necessary CD over ...
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How to use terraform.io to change the image of a stateful server without downtime or data loss?

Say I have application servers, database servers, and a few dns-round-robin load balancers. All this powered by images created with Packer with deployment managed with Terraform. How do I change the ...
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cache images that has been resized with php [closed]

URL of the image is like this resize.php?image=imagename.jpg&w=100&h=100 and I want to cache the result in RAM. Can APC of php do it? how? Or I must install something else?
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Incremental Imaging of running systems

Windows environment: I have a need of guaranteeing a prompt recovery for a number of running physical clients. There is a FDI taken with Acronis B&R 11.5 solution, which I can transform to a VM. ...
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Is it viable to run a script that serves images from database?

I run a very dynamic game review site. All the images (screenshots, game thumbnails, user profile pics, etc.) are served via a PHP script on the server. It takes the id as a parameter and reads the ...
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i2b2 VM: Copy VM won't give me a valid IP address

After downloading a VM image and making a copy of it, I tried booting up both of them on the same Windows workstation using VMWare Player. I am unable to get an IP address for the second one in my ...
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Is a new SID applied when sysprep-ping a Windows image or when deploying?

My organisation currently has Windows XP (yes, I know official support for it ceases in less than 24 hours) and Windows 7 system images made with Symantec Ghost 11 that we routinely deploy to ...
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Generate CPU, memory, disk and network graphs from command-line [closed]

I would like to periodically (e.g. using cron) generate an image (e.g. png) containing graphs for CPU usage, memory usage, disk I/O load and network usage. I would like something not too ugly, so a ...
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nginx wont cache images when they are read through php files

i have .php file wich is loading images to hide their location. Every images are correctly caching through this directive: location ^~ \.(jpg|jpeg|png|gif|ico|css|js)$ { expires max; ...
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Honor EXIF tag on IIS

Forgive me if this isn't the correct area, but figure I'd give it a shot. I have a virtual directory mapped to a fileshare over IIS. On this fileshare are images. When viewing an image through the ...
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LVM: Using an image of a PV?

I have a logical volume spanning several drives. One of those drives (3TB, the largest of the bunch) is dying, and I am currently making an image of it (via ddrescue). I'm not yet sure on how to use ...
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Programmatic method for getting to Windows 8.1 “System Image Recovery”

I'm working in an environment were my users are reverting to an earlier OS "Snapshot" several times a day. We use the built in System image recovery tool in windows 8.1 which points to a recovery ...
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Linux backup in-place (no unmount) solutions [closed]

I have an Ubuntu server that I'd like to backup on a daily basis. I want to be able to restore the entire system with the click of a few buttons (or keystrokes). Also, I don't want to bring down / ...
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How can I load one image over network to multiple computers on boot?

A few years ago I saw this in a company but I don't know how it was built. There was 1 Computer (I don't know if Windows Server or plain Windows 7 -> the server) and 3 other computers (Windows 7 -> ...
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Can an image based backup potentially corrupt data?

I'm considering doing image based backups (Acronis) on production Windows systems during non-peak hours. I'm just wondering if they can potentially lead to application data corruption. Lets say that ...
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SVG doesn't work on subdomain - some browsers try to download rather than display

I have a site with a 'development' subdomain, which displays my SVG file exactly as intended. However when I copy it across to www, or any other subdomain (e.g. 'test') some browsers try to open the ...
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Is it a good idea to take onsite/offsite backups of server images?

Assuming a non-virtualized environment it a good idea to take actual images of servers (using something like Acronis True Image) and store them on\off site? Backing up data is great but I feel it ...
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Windows 8 Lock Screen Background Disappears

I have a group policy that sets the lock screen background on Windows 8 and prevents users from changing it. It worked well for a while but recently it stopped functioning, and now the "Seattle" ...
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What is the best way for store images of website? [closed]

We are using cassandra database for store website information, but we are not sure how to save images. We can store them in cassandra, but we can also allocate a server for storing images. ...
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How to take backup of Windows VSS store?

Is it possible to take a backup or image of the shadow store created by the Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS)? Would Windows Backup include this data when doing a backup?
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VM running perfectly when its disk image is deleted? [closed]

Does anyone has such experience that you accidentally delete the used disk image when virtual machine is running? I would expect that the virtual machine will fail immediate, but, surprisingly, it ...
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Images load very slow on Linux server

Since some days images on our website load awfully slow without any changes on the site performed from our end. The images load really slow, but if I then save the image from the website the download ...
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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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Serve large number of small images in ext4

I read through some similar question, but still have some confuse about my situation. My website allow user upload huge number of large images (scan pages of book). My server will auto tiling and ...
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What's the best way to have a backup image of system disk?

Under windows system I'm used to create an image of HD with driveImageXML. What's the best approach to have an Image of the hard-drive containing the OS, with Ubuntu Server? I'd like to have a ...
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Rewrite not displaying image resources on web page

I have an Apache 2.4 server running on Windows 2008 R2 as a reverse proxy and I wanted to be able to display a page that shows that a server (one of the virtual hosts) is down for maintenance. After ...
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Put codes into image. [closed]

I visited a site today. The site was well designed. I saw a man was holding a banner, The banner was about like us on Facebook. The Facebook like box was in the banner. How can he integrated the codes ...
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Automatically restoring a hard disk image using network boot

I have a bunch of identical PCs that I need to restore to factory default hard disk images as easily as possible. By default, they have network boot enabled, so it seems like the easiest method would ...
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cisco small business 300-10 managed config import fails

Device: cisco small business 300-10 10-Port Gigabit Managed Switch Firmware: 1.2.7.76 The config installation via webinterface with TFTP or http fails with following message in the console ...
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auto install and create linux image [closed]

I am very new to sysadmin we have a webapp and it is runs on a standard linux distro . afer that we install bunch of things i.e. lamp type stakcs and some other software this creates a golden ...
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Create image of 2008 R2

I'm trying to create an image of a Dell PowerEdge T320 server that can be used for future backups in case anything occurs with this server. Originally I tried to create a bartPE and use ghost32.exe in ...
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Preparing PC image for Office 365 E3 and Office Professional Plus subscription

Office 365 E3 includes "Office Professional Plus 2010 desktop version subscription" (for up to 5 devices per user) What is the actual licensing mechanism for this subscription? That is, how would ...
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PHP - Error with creating image on VPS [closed]

I trying to create PHP script which will add text to an image. When i test it on my computer (XAMPP), it works perfectly. WHen i test it on my VPS with Apache and PHP5 it just output nothing. ...
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Would image hosting site need 1gbps or 100mbps port [closed]

Hello guys, i just need some advice.I want to start my own image hosting.However i am confused whether it would require 100mbps port speed or 1gbps.Files uploaded by users will be 15mb in ...
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Need to make portable snapshot of hard drives, best tool for this? [closed]

(redid this question from the ground up) I need to make portable snapshot images of some hard drives. The images would be stored on some sort of external media. My goal is disaster recovery, so ...
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How to create and import image into openstack?

I downloaded the image precise-server-cloudimg-amd64-disk1.img from http://uec-images.ubuntu.com/releases/precise/release/ , then I tried to import it into openstack using: glance -v add ...
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Hardware advice for bitmap / openGL image processing server?

I am trying to work out a build for a processing server to handle bitmap processing as well as openGL rendering for chroma-keying images and Photoshop automation. My searches here and on Google have ...
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Win 8 - how to prepare an image so it does not run through setup?

I am preparing a Win8 image to use as base for automatic deployments in Hyper-V at the moment. It seems that whenever a sysprepped image starts, it is running through the whole setup routine - which ...
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Should you defrag before capturing an image?

If I'm capturing an image with imagex.exe /capture ..., does it matter if I defrag the hard disk prior to doing so (or strictly speaking, before sysprep)? Is there any benefit to doing so with a ...
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Deploy OS from Locally Stored WIM

I have a OS Deployment task sequence that is advertised to clients. During the Apply Operating System step in the sequence a WIM image file is downloaded from winPE then applied. Is it possible to ...
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KVM instance creation fails with 'virtio-net has no peer'

When I create a Windows Server 2008 instance for KVM with this command: kvm -m 2048 -cdrom win2008.iso -drive file=windowserver.img,if=virtio -boot d -drive ...
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How can I run Rackspace images locally?

As the title says, I regularly download my Rackspace images for backup of my VPS, however I'm wondering if it's possible to run them locally on KVM (for example) so I can run tests on my application ...
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How create ghost images and copy to many drives [closed]

I am looking for the cleanest and most reliable solution to create ghost images of a windows 7 based machine and copy these images to multiple hard drives. I am looking for the software needed to ...
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Cannot load IMG without specifying extension

I just moved to a new server. All my site is including images without extensions. () but the new server doesn't seem to recognize this files unless I add each file's extension which I don't know so I ...
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Is a Windows 7 System Image a literal copy of the sectors on the disk?

Or is it just effectively a file by file copy of what's on the disk? The reason for the question is that we need to restore some deleted files but the physical disk no longer exists. However, we do ...
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Convert VMware image to Virtualbox image (Guest OS Windows Server 2008)

I am trying to convert several VMware images towards Virtualbox images. I have succesfully been able to convert my Windows Server 2003 image, but I haven't been able to convert any Windows Server 2008 ...
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Copying Centos to another server

I just did a fresh install of centos and spent ages adding all my standard libraries. Is there a way I can easily take a copy of this build and deploy to another new server?
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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 ...