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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 ...
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Multicasting Windows 7 Image

I am trying to deploy some new machines with windows 7 for the first time in our computer labs. We used to use third party imaging software and then run sysprep after the image was copied(XP), but it ...
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How to track hits/viewing activity on an image file?

First and foremost, please forgive me if this is in the wrong section. I always seem to pick the wrong site when it comes to computer questions. In the air of recent, wildly viral internet events, my ...
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Can a KVM switch be used while imaging machines?

My office is about to be renovated, and we're trying to figure out how we can still be re-imaging 3+ workstations at a time with less than half of the space. One possibility we're toying with is using ...
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How to configure IIS for SVG and web testing with Visual Studio?

Let's say I have a simple web page with svg image in it: <img src="foobar.svg" alt="not working" /> If I make this page as static html page and view it directly svg is displayed. If I type ...
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Creating a Windows 7 image with a local account

I have installed Windows 7 and prepared to OS by configuring it and installing the necessary applications. I want to keep a local administrator user account I created, "johndoe", so that I may login ...
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Most prudent method of creating a QA CentOS server?

I'm trying to create a physically separate QA server of an existing install of CentOS, which has various software installed. It also has several files and configurations that I need to preserve. ...
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VirtualBox: create image of bootable flash disk [closed]

I have a bootable flash disk which I want to use as a boot disk for my virtual machine. How do I make a virtual hard drive file out of the flash disk? Linux.
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Problem restoring Image of a Windows 7 Machine using Ghost 15

We have a few new Windows 7 PCs for development - they need development software, all the .NET frameworks from 1.1 upwards and such like - all of which always install components to the primary drive ...
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Client/server setup with network login and standard system image? [closed]

In my school library, I notice that everytime I log in to a client computer, the system seems to load my preferences and settings from a server, and the client seems to run some sort of static system ...
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VirtualBox PXE with Windows Deployment Services not working

I have a test environment with a VM Windows 2008 with WDS, DHCP, AD installed on it. I have a client (Acer Veriton N260G) that I want to install through PXE. The LAN connection works fine because I ...
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How does KMS (Windows Server 2008 R2) differentiate clients?

I have recently installed a KMS Server in our domain and deployed 75 new Windows 7 machines using an image I made using Acronis True Image. There are 2 variations of this image rolled out currently. ...
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Image archiving on network folders

Our company uses Symantec Enterprise Vault to archive network folders and files, presumably to save on disk space. I can't see any other benefits. Our company is an architectural firm, and the ...
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What are the implications of GPT when attempting image-based deployment for workstations?

I've got 13 machines with identical hardware that I need to deploy. The machines all have the new UEFI standard, which apparently forces GPT regardless of disk size. I've thus far been unsuccessful in ...
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Hosting an image server

I have developed a mobile app, that lists some date with images. Currently the images are hosted on the same server where the services reside, but as the number of images rises I would like to unload ...
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Best strategy to deploy distributed application on nodes

this is a general question about deploying and maintaining nodes. I am not a sysadmin. I am considering the following 'naive' strategy: Pick a linux flavor and stick to it. Create an image with my ...
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Xen: Convert image to lvm with minimal downtime

My Goals: Convert all my DomUs from image-based to lvm-based Minimal downtime Minimal performance impact on other DomUs/Dom0 My plan / setup: All my images are in a big lvm-volume, all lvs for ...
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how much extra space is required to deploy an image with WDS

I was wondering if there is a recommended or required 'extra' free space on a drive before an image can be deployed? i.e. say the image is 49gigs and HDD is 50gig (after formatting), would that work? ...
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Can two disk images be compared?

I want to compare the content of two disk images. (For example two disk images with gutsy n edgy) Is there a straight forward command for it in Unix?
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How to configure Active Directory for possible image deployments/imaging of computer joined to domain

I want to make an image of computer that is in domain. The image itself isn't supposed to be used for anything else then to bring the computer back into state it was saved with (including domain ...
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Root Certificate Not Applied to Imaged Machines

We have a certificate authority / server in our domain. If we install new machines and join them to the domain, they automatically receive the root certificate in their Trusted Root Certification ...
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Apache Solr: What is a good strategy for creating a tag/attribute based search for an image

I recently read an article about YayMicro that descries how they used solr to search their photos. I would like doing something similar (but on a smaller scale). I have figured out how to have ...
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mirroring linux server to external usb harddrive

My google-fu must be sucking. i havent been able to find a good solution for the following: numerous Linux server on commodity hardware Trying to do a recovery mirror copy to external harddrives ...
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Novell Identity Manager (NIM) 3.6: How to make an image part of the resources for HTML reports?

This question might not belong here, and since this is related to an identity management product, I thought I could ask nonetheless. I'm currently working to list all of the user identities in ...
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Best image hosting solution [closed]

Due to the heavy load and disk occupation, I want to move all of my website images to a separate dedicated server or Amazon S3. But I doubt there is not control on data if we move to S3 like ...
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Best Free Windows Imaging Software For Servers [closed]

We are running two physical servers both Windows 2003, not virtualized. What is the best free (if any) windows software to take a full image backup of the entire drives? If possible, while the image ...
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How to scale out image hosting/serving?

I asked this question on stackoverflow and it was suggested that I try it here: I'm building a website where users can upload photos and I'd also convert uploaded photos into thumbnails. Planning ...
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Create “raw disk file” from WIM file

First timer here. I've searched around here, but haven't found a question like the one I have. Apologies if I missed it. The challenge at hand: produce a "raw disk image file" from a given WIM ...
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Convert Windows Server 2008 to HyperV Image

I have a windows server (server 2008). It has gotten complicated with installs of IIS, SQL server, MySQL, Com Components, and site data. I am constantly worried that if the sever explodes, that ...
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Allow external HTTPS images on MediaWiki

On a MediaWiki wiki, we've set $wgAllowExternalImages which enables us to display inline images from another source without uploading it to the wiki (we just specify the URL). However, this only ...
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Pushing image changes to multiple servers

I need the ability to push images out to multiple servers whenever they're updated. I've looked at Network Filesystems, but they're all but worthless due to their speed. Images can be uploaded to any ...
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Open/Mount XEN image formatted using NTFS

I've created XEN image with dd some time ago. The image is formatted using the NTFS How it is possible to mount this image from Linux or Windows? Thank You very much!
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Creating a 80GB image with dd on a FAT32 drive

I have a question concerning the creation of an drive image with dd. Normally i would simply type: "dd if=/dev/foo of=/dev/bar". But in this case i only have a fat32 formatted drive at hand, which ...
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How can I switch Linux running OS from disk to running from RAM without restarting?

Is it possible to switch to running Linux from RAM or RAM disk after starting starting initially from disk? eg. You need to make an image of your hard disk, FTP it to a remote location, some time ...
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Batch rename via command line?

I have a Media Temple (dv) server which I am setting Magento up on. I have uploaded a few thousand images to the /media/import directory that the client has provided me with. The problem is, some ...