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Possible to move a whole OS (including it's content) from one server to another?

I've got a server that I host several websites on. That's basically what the server is for. I've recently acquired a new server and i'd like to move everything over. Since my old server and my new ...
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Transfer user data of a Tigase server

I'm trying to transfer a Tigase XMPP server from an Ubuntu VPS to a CentOS VPS. Unfortunately there isn't any official documentation available and I need to experiment in order to preserve all of the ...
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1answer
92 views

Correct way to copy vm disk

I have a VM’s disk to copy from one host to another for live migration. I can think of two ways to copy the VM’s disk. Do a snapshot of the Logical Volume in the original host, create a Logical ...
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I have 23 Web Servers - I need to wipe all the servers - without loss of service on any sites hosted across them

Okay so it's a challenge and I'm having trouble planning it mostly due to lack of experience. However it's become a task in my job and I'm doing it mostly solo with an extra hand. I'm comfortable ...
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2answers
243 views

Error KVM-based VM migration

Virtualization environment: KVM Source host: CentOS 5.9/64 Target host: CentOS 6.4/64 As proof of concept before migrating a production machine, I created a small VM & put a minimal Linux ...
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3answers
253 views

How to migrate from Fedora 19 to CentOS 6?

I've got a server happily running Fedora 19, but am thinking about living in a calmer, more stable, less bleeding-edge world and moving to CentOS 6. Is it possible to make this move in a ...
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742 views

How to migrate a CentOS server to a new dedicated server? [closed]

I do not have access to the physical hard drive of the server, but I do have SSH and FTP access. How would I go about moving all of the data from one CentOS server to another server box? It is a ...
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106 views

Need to replicate server environment - Where to start?

I'm not a system administrator by training, so I've been learning things as I go along. Bear with me in my lack of knowledge. :) I've been tasked with analyzing one of my employer's servers. It's ...
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1answer
192 views

How to migrate graylog2 to new server with all saved data and logs?

I need to change my graylog2 server to a new one with all data included. I've installed the new version, mongodb, elasticsearch and graylog2-web-interface. I also copied all elasticsearch_data to the ...
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2answers
913 views

migrating imap using imapsync

i have 2 centos vps, dovecot, sendmail and ssl are installed on both servers, i want to migrate the mail server from oldserver to newserver so i installed imapsync on both servers. I followed this ...
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346 views

Migrating from Scientific Linux 6.2 with SELinux enabled to Centos 6.3 without SELinux

My company has previously used Scientific Linux 6.2 for most services and I want to begin standardization on CentOS. As part of the migration I also want to disable SELinux, with the intent of ...
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2answers
560 views

Centos server migrate to larger disk

I have a centos server that runs a whm/cpanel with mysql, apache, bind and email daemons. The server now has 95% of the server disk full. It is a dell poweredge 1950 with 2 spaces for SAS disks. I ...
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294 views

Saving MySQL databases without mysqldump

I need to back up some of my databases and migrate them over to a new server. I would use mysqldump , but the problem is that I'm having issues starting mysqld/mysql (part of the reason I'm ...
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1answer
59 views

Apache can't GET a file

I've a strange problem with Apache. I migrated a few websites from one to another HW (and from Centos 5 to Centos 6), there are only PHP code and some databases.. Everything is ok and running, except ...
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2answers
375 views

Which CentOS version for migrated web server?

I recently got a side job migrating a website from shared hosting to a VPS. The site is running on Django + Apache (mod_wsgi) + MySQL. The current host is running CentOS 5.6 (32-bit); should I take ...
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1answer
440 views

Move a Postfix/amavis mail server to another machine

I am running an old linux mail server and I need to move it to a new machine with a totally different hardware configuration. Old server is running CentOS 5.2 with postfix, amavisd, phpmysql, on an ...
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2answers
2k views

Copy/move EBS volume from one Region to another

Background of our setup: We've hosted our web-based application in Amazon EC2 US East (Virginia) Region. Our instance is based on Linux distribution (CentOS) and AMI is S3-backed. 1 EBS volume (400 ...
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2answers
360 views

Moving from Ubuntu to CentOS

Right now I have my own server (in my house actually) that hosts my website using Ubuntu. For obvious reasons I'm planning on switching to a VPS soon. I've read that CentOS is a better choice over ...
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1answer
355 views

copy Linux server from one box to another [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Clone a working Linux server We have a Linux CentOS server set up to server a php/mysql web application. We would like to move this to a new larger server. It appears ...
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Fast way of copying IMAP to IMAP on CentOS

I'm trying to copy of IMAP emails from one server to my new server but after Googling for hours and trying several tools, nothing is working. Is there a tool that actually works? I am copying ...
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2answers
2k views

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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1answer
79 views

Copied XEN vm to new host - boots up asking to fix the HD (win2003 guest)

I have an old box running CentOS 5.4, and XEN. It has a 2003 Guest that I wish to move over to another CentOS box running XEN. I stopped the machine, and have SCP'd the HD image files of the guest to ...
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Migration from Xen to KVM

I have Xen domU virtual machines running Windows. Each of them are installed in their own LVM logical volumes. I want to migrate them to another server with KVM on lvm to. How can I do this faster ...
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2answers
746 views

LAMP installs, what's the difference between CentOS/RHEL and Ubuntu/Debian?

ANSWERED: See below, but feel free to add comments, or give your own answer too. QUESTION/PROBLEM: CentOS is a project requirement, and I'm trying to roll out a Drupal build asap, so I can focus ...
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837 views

Turning a running Linux system into a KVM instance on another machine

I have two physical machines that I wish to virtualize. I can not (physically) plug the hard drives from either machine into the new machine that will act as their VM host, so I think that copying ...
3
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4answers
5k views

How can I migrate Dovecot from one server to another?

I have a Dovecot installation on a Fedora 12 "server" at home and I want to move all my mailboxes onto a virtual CentOS 5 server. How can I do this? Which files to I have to copy? Is it even enough ...