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How can I migrate a VPS from one provider to another while keeping configurations? Can I just use `rsync / destination:/`?

How can I migrate from one VPS to another, while keeping the configurations? I saw this question Best way to migrate data between two linux VPS But that was only to migrate the data. I have set up ...
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Using Windows as middle for migrating between two Linux machines

We're developing a tool that will do a migration between some platforms. Both source and/or destination servers can be Windows or Linux. The tool is currently built in .NET and we'd like to keep it ...
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108 views

Replacing 2 disks (raid 1) to a larger pair under a 3ware controller in linux

I have a 3ware 9650se with 2x 2TB disks in raid-1 topology. I recently replaced the disks with 2 larger (3TB) ones, one by one. The whole migration went smoothly. The problem I have now is, I don't ...
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46 views

Figure out clients that have the wrong mail server

My company is currently in the process of migrating our mail servers from one machine to another. Now most of the clients are currently using the following POP server : mail.username.zyx Wich will ...
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Porting Site Created On Windows Apache Server to Linux Apache Server - Symlinks disappear

I created a site on a testing server on my local Windows machine, and now I wish to port it to a remote server which is Linux. Both sites running under Apache. To create symlinks on Windows, is ...
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1answer
73 views

Xen: what are domU kernel config requirements for live migration?

We recently added iSCSI storage to two Xen servers running a mix of Gentoo and Ubuntu 10.04 and 12.04 domUs. When trying out live migration of domU I found that I can migrate just fine the Ubuntu ones ...
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domain generating webpages from an old installation

I recently started an account with a new hosting service and changed the "A" record of one of my domains to point to the new ip address. The domain is still generating webpages from the old ...
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Moving add-on domain and mailboxes from one Plesk subscription to another on the same server

I have a Dedicated Virtual box at Media Temple running Plesk. Within Plesk, I have one subscription. Within that subscription, I have the primary domain and its associated mailboxes and subdomains. ...
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151 views

Moving domain controller from Samba to Windows Server 2008

I need to migrate an existing Active Directory from Samba to Windows Server 2008. It's easy as add a new Windows Domain Controller, wait for AD replication and turn off the linux machine?
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92 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
568 views

SVN upgrade from 1.6.9 to 1.7.9?

I am going to be performing a server migration for our SVN repos hosted on Enterprise Linux 6.2 using SVN 1.6.9 over svnserve (svn://) and mod_dav_svn (http://). I will be using the svnbackup.pl ...
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3answers
397 views

Migrate raw disk image over LAN

Here is my situation: Two dedicated servers in the same datacenter with gigabit ethernet between them. Both dedicated servers booted into a rescue environment based on Debian Squeeze with extra ...
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4answers
265 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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1answer
69 views

Migrating Bugzilla - Can't find data directory

I have been tasked with migrating Bugzilla to a new server. So far I have been able to get the environment set up properly following this guide https://wiki.mozilla.org/Bugzilla:Move_Installation, ...
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303 views

Server migration: most efficient way

I have been tasked with migrating one of our sites between servers (two different hosts). Both environments are linux. The site streams video, so the server is currently filled with media files ...
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2answers
200 views

Migrate linux from software RAID (mdx) to hardware RAID

Current situation: Dell PowerEdge T300 server (SAS6/iR controller) (RAID 0/1) Ubuntu 10.04 LTS server installed on software raid (2x500GB) + LVM. Currently used space 25GB. Questions: How to ...
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How to migrate a physical system to a KVM virtual server with only network access?

I have an obsolete linux app-server running which I would like to migrate to a KVM virtual server with greater specifications. I do not have physical access to the machine itself or its harddisks. I ...
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1answer
56 views

Migrating 10-15 Websites Running Linux, LAMP, RoR, WordPress

My task is to move 10-15 websites running on Linux webservers to new servers hosted by Amazon. These boxes are currently on dedicated servers. Some sites are running WordPress, some have custom CMS, ...
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1answer
145 views

Migration from Instance store instance to EBS Backed Instance on Amazon EC2

We have a cloud server on Amazon EC2. Our old admin setup the DNS and Mail Server on one server that is working fine but I just realized now that the instance is on Instance store not an EBS backed. ...
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1answer
561 views

Can I move an entire software RAID1 array containing Linux to another machine?

I want to move an entire array of drives from old server hardware to new server hardware. There are 3 SATA drives with two partitions each; a small boot partition and a data partition. There are two ...
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2answers
253 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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3answers
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What are the good ways to migrate a RAID array to bigger disks?

I'm looking to replace my hard-drives with bigger-ones and I would like to know what are the best practices in doing this. I have a HP ProLiant with its 256MB version of RAID controller: 03:00.0 RAID ...
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1answer
131 views

Importing users from passwd

I'm migrating from one Linux server to another with a very similar configuration. Both have Plesk, which has automatically migrated much of the data. However, there are a number of FTP users created ...
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Bugzilla Migration [closed]

We have Bugzilla 2.20.1 installed(pretty old) which is running on production server. We are planning to have migration to the new version. The following are the version which we have installed on ...
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1answer
50 views

Questions about migrating a web server

I am about to migrate my web server. I am using Ubuntu Server on both systems. I've never done this and I need to know what I should look out for. Can I just copy the var directory? I have many ...
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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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251 views

Server migration, minimize wrong DNS lookups

I run a large website (500k uniques a day) and am about to move to another hoster. My new machine is setup, and tested, all files are copied over, so I am almost ready to change the my domain's IP ...
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3answers
3k views

Linux - Migration from a server to another

Currently, I have Debian installed on a desktop computer with an Intel P4. It is a web server. As my website starts to be more and more popular, I want to migrate to a real server. So I bought a new ...
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3answers
569 views

Transfer a Linux server to virtual machine

I have an OpenSuse server that runs some services (including Apache web server, mailing list, etc.). Now I need to move all these service to a virtual machine (Virtualbox could run on the same ...
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1answer
126 views

switching master with minimal downtime

Currently have a MySQL replication setup in which Master A is replicated on another server db Slave B. I'm shutting down the server that hosts Master A and need to start a new server that houses ...
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2answers
563 views

filenames encoding problem when migrating a PHP Application from Windows Server 2003 to Linux

I have a couple of PHP applications actually running on Windows 2003 Server. As they are actually using PHP, Mysql and even Apache on Windows, the project is to move them to a new Linux server (Debian ...
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2answers
107 views

live migration on ubuntu llucid lynx

I tried do live migration from ubuntu lucid lynx machine 1, to ubuntu lucid lynx machine 2. The name of vm is VM3jasmine I and would like to migrate to machine2 when i enter a command, (from machine1) ...
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1answer
352 views

Converting from 32-bit Linux to 64-bit LInux — Amazon Web Services EC2 cloud server — Import AMI

My client would like to upgrade from our current development 32-bit server to a much larger server running on a 64 bit platform. I'd very much so like to just import a snapshot of my current server's ...
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1answer
287 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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4answers
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Migrating from one dedicated linux server to another?

I have a dedicated server running ubuntu server 9.04 for web, database and mail. There's about 5 GB of data on the entire hard drive. I want to migrate the server to a more affordable dedicated ...
2
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4answers
202 views

What is the easiest/simplest way to change the HD on a Linux server?

I have a machine running Ubuntu Server that has been presenting some HD-related problems. Instead of reinstalling and reconfiguring everything (and to save time) we'd like to copy everything from the ...
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Best way to clone a live linux system

Does anybody know of a way to clone a live linux system? I have a live installation running a production site. Problem is, I'm needing to clone it (without bring it down), and then move it over ...
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2answers
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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
202 views

Migrating from Windows stack to LAMP

My company is about to acquire another company; we run the LAMP stack, they run the Microsoft stack. We're not going to run duplicate infrastructures forever, we'll most likely move their stuff to ...
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2answers
370 views

Postgresql migration disaster?

I am running Gentoo. I upgraded from Postgresql 8.2.7 to 9.0.1. Somewhere in the upgrade process, the old Postgresql got unmerged unstead of getting slotted, so it's gone. The old version is also gone ...
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660 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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2answers
247 views

Migrate to new version of the Ubuntu Server

I need to migrate from the tuned Ubuntu Server 8.04 LTS x32 to new OS Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS x64. Our team are use this server for collaboration. Now installed: Samba server, Apache, Subversion, ...
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2answers
73 views

Should I try to migrate to a new server myself?

We have a Linux server running a PHP/MySQL CMS (that I wrote). We have about 50,000 users and it's time to upgrade to a new server with more resources. Our server company (ServerBeach) says we can ...
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2answers
72 views

Fixing Files and Links in a Windows to Linux Migration

currently I'll be tasked soon migrating some websites from Windows to Linux. The only real catch that I've seen thus far is that the windows (soon to be Linux) site owners have built their hyperlinks ...
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2answers
285 views

Linux Domain to new WinServer03 Domain without affect users?

I have to rebuild 2 Linux domain controllers to windows as they're not working and have lots of issues. Also, the company has changed hands and requires a new domain name anyway. I've rebuilt one ...
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4answers
757 views

Using /etc/hosts to redirect traffic during DNS switch

I'm migrating a rather busy site to another server cluster. The site with a MySQL master and two slave servers. I'd like to have as little downtime as possible during the switch, and my biggest ...
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1answer
175 views

Testing a mail server before migration

I'm migrating a Mailman installation from Server A to Server B. Server B is fully configured and ready for the move, but I would like to test it before changing my domain's MX entries. If I were ...
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2answers
1k views

How can i change the SSH port used on Plesk 9 for Migration Manager?

My hosting company have a non standard SSH port configured on my current server, i am now looking to migrate to a new server and want to use the Plesk Migration Manager, however it seems that you ...
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1answer
969 views

Migrate Oracle database from Windows to Linux

I've got an Oracle 9.2.0.1 database running on Windows XP. This has several schemas and includes a public database link to a remote Oracle database. I'd like to migrate this database to Oracle 11g ...