The process of moving one system or service from one location or model to another.

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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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Migrate multiple LVM volumes for KVM guest to image

I want to move some KVM guests to VMWARE and therefore have to create VMDK images of the disks. The virtual disks for the guests are spread around multiple LVM volumes. There are a couple of pointers ...
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Migrating from static IP adresses to DHCP

I've just landed my first job as a sysadmin, and my workplace is still using static IP adresses. Informations about adresses are kept in a textfile that is not up to date. So, my first task here will ...
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ERROR! Server quit without updating PDI file

My hosting provider migrated my vps instance and after the migration I encountered this error. I check the error (/var/lib/mysql/*.err) file and I got this: 140113 11:01:57 mysqld_safe Starting ...
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Migrating SBS 2008 to new hardware

We have an SBS 2008 installation and are testing a disaster recovery solution by re-installing in Migration Mode. Step 5 in the migration document from Microsoft discusses; Demote and remove the ...
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the file-system of kvm virtual machine went to read-only after live migration

I setup my kvm virtualization environment with GlusterFS, the topology as follows: KVM1 ---------- KVM2 --------------KVM3 |----------------------|-------------------------| ...
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IIS Migration: Preserve complex ACLs for anonymous access, domain IUSR

I'm trying to migrate some websites to a new server (Windows Web Server 2008R2, IIS 7.5). I understand that some things like Classic ASP are disabled by default and I'll have to enable them for each ...
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Performing a migration to a 2012 FL Active Directory domain/forest?

I'm looking to perform a migration of an existing 2008 R2 Active Directory forest to a new(ish) 2012 forest, and bumped into the issue that there don't seem to be any compatible tools to do so. The ...
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SCSI Windows NT from vmware to virtualbox [closed]

We are trying to virtualize an old Windows NT 4.0 server in a bad shape. We've managed to create an vmdk image using vmware converter coldclone boot cd and we can successfully run it on vmware ...
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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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Migrating a Github repository with all the commit history to Perforce [closed]

The title is self explanatory, how can i migrate a github repository with commit history to Perforce. Thanks.
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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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How to perform upgrades on live servers

We have two servers that host two Windows 2008 servers with HyperV. Each of these servers has over 10 virtual machines (Exchange 2003, Active Directory, etc). We have decided to upgrade it to Server ...
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Move Exchange/AD users from root domain to child domain

We currently have a single Windows 2008 R2 Active Directory domain controller, and an Exchange 2010 server. We are in the process of adding a child domain on a second Active Directory server for an ...
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Office 365 migration: should I use ADFS?

Scenario: small company (<200 users), local Active Directory (single domain, 2008R2 level), on-premises deployment of Exchange 2010, Lync 2010 and SharePoint 2013. The company wants to go ...
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Active Directory 2003 to 2008 migration renders domain unusable

We have a small domain at the office running on a 32bit windows server 2003 (server1.domain.local). We have purchased a new server with windows 2008 R2 64bit (server2.domain.local) and plan to make it ...
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Move VMDK files to different datacenter [closed]

I am looking for a possible methods to migrate VMs from vSphere 4.1 to new vSphere 4.1. What is the best way to do this minimal downtime? I want to know how to migrate an virtualized active directory ...
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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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Migration with SysPrep, ImageX and

I know that you can use SysPrep and ImageX to create a prepared image that can be used on several systems but the question is. How well does it work in a corporate environment of moving machines from ...
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migrating AD users on XP and Win 7 clients from child to parent domain over VPN

we are looking to migrate 35k users around the globe from 60+ child domains into the parent (root) domain. We are able to migrate the users using ADMT. The users can afterwards logon with their root ...
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upgrade exchange 2003 to 2013

to go from exchange 2003 to 2013, do I have to upgrade to 2010 first, then from 2010 to 2013? or there is any way to install the 2013 server, export stuff from 2003 server, import it into the 2013 ...
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How do I restore a Windows Server 2008 R2 bare metal backup to a Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V instance?

I have been trying to find a simple way to migrate a physical Windows Server 2008 R2 installation over to a virtual machine hosted on Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Edition /w Hyper-V. I came ...
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Migrating to postfix from qmail/vpopmail

Looking at moving to a new server shortly and thought I'd make the jump from a qmail/vpopmail setup to a Postfix one. Once I setup Postfix to use Maildir and create the virtual users for my domain, ...
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Migrate 2-drive RAID1 Hyper-V host (4 VMs) to 4-drive RAID6

I have a Hyper-V server w/ 2x500GB drives on RAID1. I would like to replace these with 4x1TB drives on RAID6. I have four VMs on one host, and can get by with just restoring the VMs on a new host ...
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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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How migrate the contents of a Windows server?

We currently have webapps located on a windows 2008 server hosted with a cloud hosting company. I require to know how we can migrate/transfer the contents of the windows (current) server on to a new ...
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Plan for retiring 2007 Edge Transport

I'm doing an Exchange 2007->2010 migration, for one domain in a multi-domain org. Got all the mailboxes moved already, all users connecting to 2010 CAS array (also HT role on those, no Edge in the ...
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Getting Drupal or Apache to try a proxy on 404

I have a legacy (Tomcat) site that used to be called host.domain and recently deployed a Drupal site. The new Drupal server is now host.domain and the old Tomcat server is legacy.domain. Most of the ...
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What's the best way to migrate a MySQL database?

We are moving a busy eCommerce site from one server to another. It's a PHP application that uses MySQL. phpMySQL is not installed on either server. We use Navicat Essentials for MySQL to manage ...
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ESX, migrate hosts hardware to new hardware best practices

I have an ESX farm running the same 4 physical hosts (identical hardware) on vCenter 5.1. I received a bunch of 4 new physical servers with a newer hardware and I have to replace the old ones by ...
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Exchange 2010 Hybrid Configuration Wizard Web Services External Url

I have an on-premise Exchange 2010 that I'm trying to configure for Hybrid migration. When I run the Hybrid Configuration Wizard from the EMC, it seems to complete okay but I get a warning at the ...
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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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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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Routing Issues on Exchange 2010 and 2003

I am working on the migration of exchange 2003 to exchange 2010, so far the 2010 is up and running, I move a test mailbox to 2010, and internal email works from 2010 to 2003, no problem, i can send ...
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How to migrate from Google Apps Mail

I want to migrate some Google Apps accounts to a local mail server. Are there any scripts available, for free or money, which do solve that problem? I will have to migrate about 30 mail accounts this ...
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How to share a SMTP domain between MDaemon and Exchange?

I need to setup coexistence between MDaemon (13.0.5) and a Microsoft Exchange system (Office 365); the two systems should share the same SMTP domain, and each one should forward to the other any ...
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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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corporate version of Windows 7 Ultimate no longer genuine after P2V migration [closed]

Windows 7 Ultimate edition on my corporate laptop no longer genuine after P2V migration... I tried slui utility but it did not help. It asks me to either enter / buy a new key or contact Dell ...
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migrate websites to new server without IP change

I have a server hosting several websites. From time to time I migrate the websites on a second server to get the latest hardware and software. The second server has a different IP and this causes ...
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Sending Mails to SharePoint into a migrated public folder of the old Exchange

We copied our public folder of our old exchange server to our SharePoint 2010. These mails are saved as *.msg files. We want to get rid of our Exchange server. So we want to receive new mails on the ...
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Migrating existing domain to a new domain controller and keeping the server name

My current problem is the following migration scenario: Existing domain: Domain-Controller (Windows Server 2003 x86) named "W2003SRV" with domain DOMAIN.LOCAL Terminal-Server 1 (Windows Server 2008 ...
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How can you map server dependencies in an undocumented environment?

Imagine this situation: CompanyA is acquiring a subdivision of CompanyB. CompanyB lays off most of their staff for that subdivision and is not helpful when asking for documentation. Now, you must use ...
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How to Copy files from one Ubuntu server to another? (MYSQL Database for website migration) [closed]

I'm very new to Ubuntu and my first task is to copy one website with a MySQL database to another server. Both servers are virtual machines and in the same environment. I have both the IP addresses and ...
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Exchange 2007 to Exchange 2010 Migration - Message flow problems

I've tried to migrate an exchange server 2007 to the newer 2010 on another server. I have installed the 2010 roles one after another (CAS -> Hub Transport -> Mailbox). After installing each of these ...
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Seamless email server migration

I am in the process of migrating everything from server A to server B and that includes email services. I have already set up server B to accept mail for our domain, user authentication is working ...
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Painless Web Hosting - Migration of existing servers

I have 2 VPS servers (windows server 2008 R2) where I have hosted web sites and applications. Earlier we had it on dedicated server. But later we migrated to VPS servers. Each time we migrated we ...
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Migrate Exchange 2007 to Exchange 2010 [closed]

I have to migrate the exchange server to another machine running the newer version of it (2010). On the old machine is currently the domain controller and exchange 2007 installed. The domain ...
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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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How to add content to all pages in a mediawiki?

TL;DR: How do I add a text (notice) to the content (not a header or global template) of every page? (very) long question with background: I'm planning to migrate a MediaWiki over to another wiki. The ...