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

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How to copy traffic from old server to new server?

We are moving our server farm to AWS - and I want to fully test the new servers before sending them live traffic. Question is: How would I trap all incoming traffic and copy it to the new servers? ...
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Using Replication for Migration on MongoDB

I'm interesting in using replica set feature on Mongo as a method for smoothly migrating between machines. My Mongo database is currently a standalone instance. I realize the recommended practice is ...
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Moving MRTG Installation

We have an MRTG installation that has been working for the last 3 years, I noticed that after 18 or so months the data would start recording a fresh. Now I wanted to transfer the installation and all ...
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Moving domain off of Windows server, how to move the emails over?

I am trying to move a domain (website and email server) from a Windows 2003 server to a Linux server. Moving the website and database over has been tedious (but successful) but I'm not sure how to ...
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Exchange 2010 mailboxes migration

I have a problem: There are 2 forests: resource forest A and accounts forest B. We need to migrate all mailboxes from A to B (B have AD accounts with linked mailboxes from A forest). The problem is - ...
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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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Disk Capacity RAID 1 to RAID 10

I have a 4-bay NAS with two 2TB hard drives in a RAID 1 configuration. I was planning to upgrade it with 2 additional 4TB drives to a RAID 10 configuration. Now the new capacity I will receive with ...
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Migrating SBS AD to an Server 2012 AD with diffrent domains

The situation, I have a SBS 2008 server which also is the DC for the domain. The name of the domain is Example: DomainA. The other server is a W2012 server, which will be replacing the SBS server. The ...
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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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How to incrementally migrate email accounts from qmail server to exchange server

The scenario is I need to migrate mailboxes from a qmail server to exchange server. I can use imapsync for that. But the issue is after the DNS change (i.e when DNS changed from old qmail server to ...
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Quest Migration - AD account that doesn't sync properly

I have an issue with an AD account that has been "migrated" using Quest Migration Manager for Active Directory, version 8.8. This organisation currently have two forrests. Let's call them ad.local ...
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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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Migrate handful of users from one child domain to another

We have a forest SiteA We have child domains SiteB SiteC SiteD We have a few users who are on SiteB and need to be migrated over to SiteC. We used to be setup like SiteB.Comapnyname.local\USERNAME ...
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Move raid10 from LSI 9750-8i to 3ware 9650SE-8LPML

This is a little risky task I want to try. I have a 4 SATA III disks RAID10 array running on LSI (former 3ware) 9750-8i controller with BBU (read and write cache enabled). In case of hardware failure ...
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How do you migrate kvm guests from virtualizor to solusvm ?

I have a server that until recently had virtualizor in standard setup (and hosted a few guests - all kvm) / 200 Gb /vg_guests - 3.4 Tb Recently i stopped and disabled virtualizor services and ...
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getaddrinfo (ping) is showing out of date IP Solaris 10

We recently moved a Solaris 10 machine to a new IP. We made changes to ifconfig, /etc/hostname.*, /etc/hosts, /etc/inet/hosts, /etc/netmasks, /etc/defaultrouter, and DNS. We did not reboot. We tested ...
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7zip command line - cannot find code that works with archives

We are in the process of a server move, both to a new host and from a Server 2k8 box to a Server 2012 box. The server in question has a few drives that hold our sites and some utilities. These ...
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Exim routing based on individual email addresses

I am trying to migrate individual users, one at a time, from an Exim based mail system to an Exchange 2010 system. I'm hoping to do this by leaving the Exim based system as the MX for the time being, ...
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Exchange 2007 to 2013 - OAB migration?

I've setup Exchange 2013 and have migrated (from Exchange 2007): all mailboxes & public folders. I've also setup the send & receive connectors on the new server, and certificates. After 72 ...
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Virtual Allocation Unreasonably High

Just upgraded our pool to Xenserver 6.2 and installed a brand new host, also with Xenserver 6.2. Was excited about the new features since Xenserver was fully open-sources (over-allocate ram, ha live ...
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Character encoding bugged after migration

I'm facing a nightmarish situation trying to fix my website's character encoding. Latin characters like á, é, ô, ã all turn to � This is my website's structure: I have 3 systems running my website, ...
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Upgrade TFS 2012 Express to TFS 2013 Express

What I would like to do is upgrade our TFS 2012 express to the TFS 2013 express. There are many guides telling how to upgrade from express to something else (from free to non free) but I can't seem ...
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2k3 to 2k12 AD, DC and DNS Migration

First off this is a Windows Server 2003 to 2012 DC/DNS/AD migration. We do have a backup 2003 DC/DNS/AD server as well, but I don't think that is a concern at the moment but can be used if needed. I ...
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Tool for taking disk image that includes NIC drivers

I've several laptops of different makes and models that I need to take a one time disk image of (not a clone), as a backup, prior to migrating the OS from Win XP to Win7. At this point, what I'd like ...
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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 ...